RACE SUMMARY: Raja Krishnamoorthi was elected to represent the 8th District of Illinois, which includes the west and northwest suburbs of Chicago in 2016, and is running for re-election in 2020.
EDUCATION: Princeton University (BS), Harvard University (JD)
OCCUPATION: Lawyer and Businessman
FAMILY: Married, 3 Children
- Supports a two-state solution
- Believes that the U.S.-Israel relationship is a vital resourse for American national security
- Will work to strengthen the bond between the U.S. and Israel
- Supports Roe v. Wade
- Stands with Planned Parenthood
Raja is the child of immigrants.
Raja was the valedictorian of his high school graduating class.
With student loans and scholarships, he was able to graduate summa cum laude from Princeton University.