20 Asian Americans Were Elected to the US House of Representatives in 2020

20 Asian Americans Were Elected to the US House of Representatives in 2020

November 24, 2020
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After the November 3 elections, a total of 20 AAPI politicians were elected to the U.S. House of Representatives.
  • 16 AAPIs were elected as Democrats while 4 AAPIs were elected as Republicans.
  • 11 AAPI politicians were from California alone.
  • There are currently a total of 435 seat in the House.
Here are your newly elected AAPI representatives in the House:

Doris Matsui

Doris Matsui. Image via U.S. Congress
  • Age: 76
  • Democrat
  • 6th Congressional District, California

Ami Bera

Ami Bera. Image via U.S. Congress
  • Age: 55
  • Democrat
  • 7th Congressional District, California

Jackie Speier

Jackie Speier. Image via U.S. Congress
  • Age: 70
  • Democrat
  • 14th Congressional District, California

Ro Khanna

Ro Khanna. Image via U.S. Congress
  • Age: 44
  • Democrat
  • 17th Congressional District, California

Anna Eshoo

Anna Eshoo. Image (Cropped) via Eshoo Campaign
  • Age: 77
  • Democrat
  • 18th Congressional District, California

Judy Chu

Judy Chu. Image via U.S. Congress
  • Age: 67
  • Democrat
  • 27th Congressional District, California

Ted Lieu

Ted Lieu. Image via U.S. Congress
  • Age: 55
  • Democrat
  • 33rd Congressional District, California

Young Kim

Young Kim. Image via U.S. Congress
  • Age: 58
  • Republican
  • 39th Congressional District, California

Mark Takano

Mark Takano. Image via U.S. Congress
  • Age: 59
  • Democrat
  • 41st Congressional District, California

Michelle Steel

Michelle Steel. Image via Steel Campaign
  • Age: 65
  • Republican
  • 48th Congressional District, California

Darrell Issa

Darrell Issa. Image via U.S. Congress
  • Age: 67
  • Republican
  • 50th Congressional District, California

Stephanie Murphy

Stephanie Murphy. Image via U.S. Congress
  • Age: 42
  • Democrat
  • 7th Congressional District, Florida

Kai Kahele

Kai Kahele. Image via Kai Kahele (Cropped; CC BY-SA 4.0)
  • Age: 46
  • Democrat
  • 2nd Congressional District, Hawaii

Raja Krishnamoorthi

Raja Krishnamoorthi. Image via U.S. Congress
  • Age: 47
  • Democrat
  • 8th Congressional District, Illinois

Rashida Tlaib

Rashida Tlaib. Image via U.S. Congress
  • Age: 44
  • Democrat
  • 13th Congressional District, Michigan

Andy Kim

Andy Kim. Image via U.S. Congress
  • Age: 38
  • Democrat
  • 3rd Congressional District, New Jersey

Grace Meng

Grace Meng. Image via U.S. Congress
  • Age: 45
  • Democrat
  • 6th Congressional District, New York

Stephanie Bice

Stephanie Bice. Image via U.S. Congress
  • Age: 47
  • Republican
  • 5th Congressional District, Oklahoma

Pramila Jayapal

Pramila Jayapal. Image via U.S. Congress
  • Age: 55
  • Democrat
  • 7th Congressional District, Washington

Marilyn Strickland

Marilyn Strickland. Image (Cropped) via Strickland Campaign
  • Age: 58
  • Democrat
  • 10th Congressional District, Washington
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