Raja Krishnamoorthi

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Raja Krishnamoorthi
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Illinois's 8th district
Assumed office
January 3, 2017
Preceded byTammy Duckworth
Personal details
Born (1973-07-19) July 19, 1973 (age 50)
New Delhi, India
Political partyDemocratic
EducationPrinceton University (BS)
Harvard University (JD)
WebsiteHouse website

Subramanian Raja Krishnamoorthi[1] (/ˈrɑːə ˌkrɪʃnəˈmʊərθi/ born July 19, 1973) is an Indian-born American businessman and politician. He is the U.S. Representative for Illinois's 8th congressional district since 2017.

He was elected to replace Tammy Duckworth, who gave up the seat to successfully run for the U.S. Senate. Krishnamoorthi is a member of the Democratic Party.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Schneider returns to House; Krishnamoorthi takes Duckworth's seat Archived 2018-06-15 at the Wayback Machine".
  2. "About". Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi. 2012-12-03. Retrieved 2020-05-28.