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Zoe LofgrenDEMDemocrat United States Representative, CA-19
75
Years of Age
41
Years of Experience
CAResidence (state)

Susan Ellen "Zoe" Lofgren (ZO LOFF-grin; born December 21, 1947) is an American lawyer and politician serving as a U.S. representative from California. A member of the Democratic Party, Lofgren is in her 13th term in Congress, having been first elected in 1994. Lofgren has long served on the House Judiciary Committee, and has chaired the House Administration Committee since the beginning of the 116th Congress. Lofgren was the 16th district's first female U.S. representative, before part of the district was redistricted into the 19th congressional district. The district covers much of Santa Clara County, including Gilroy, Morgan Hill, and most of San Jose. Representing a district covering much of Silicon Valley, Lofgren has been noted for her activity in tech-related policy areas such as net neutrality and digital surveillance.

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Campaign Funding

20
18
$1,686,148
Total Raised
$1,824,578
Total Spent
$1,136,682
Cash on Hand
Top Industries  (1 - 4 of 10) View All Industries
99%
Lawyers/Law Firms$239,009
81%
Electronics Mfg & Equip$194,566
49%
Securities & Investment$117,267
47%
Internet$113,550
30%
Retired$71,766
23%
Recreation/Live Entertainment$55,600
22%
Real Estate$53,046
22%
Accountants$51,930
19%
Non-Profit Institutions$46,200
14%
Human Rights$33,450
Direct campaign contributions grouped by the industry industry of each donor/PAC.

Largest Contributors

Funding generally from an organization's PAC or its members/employees. Organizations did not donate directly.
Financial Data Source: Center for Responsive Politics
Education5 - 5 of 3
Stanford University
Bachelor of Arts
1970
Gunn High School
Santa Clara University School of Law
Juris Doctor
1975
Past Positions1 - 9 of 9
Representative
United States House of Representatives, California
2013 - Current
Representative
United States House of Representatives, California
1994 - 2013
Member
Board of Supervisors, Santa Clara County
1981 - 1994
Adjunct Professor
Immigration Law, School of Law, University of Santa Clara
1981 - 1994
Executive Director
Community Housing Developers
1978 - 1981
Immigration Law Teacher
University of Santa Clara School of Law
1977 - 1980
Law Partner
Webber and Lofgren
1978 - 1980
Director
Community Housing Developer
1978 - 1979
Staff Assistant
Representative Don Edwards, United States House of Representatives
1970 - 1978
Other Experience1 - 17 of 17
Chair
California Democratic Congressional Delegation
Current
Member
Board of Trustees, San José-Evergreen Community College District
1979 - 1981
Founding Executive Director
Community Housing Developers
Member
Candidate Recruitment Team, Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC)
Member
People Acting in Community Together
Member
District of Columbia Bar
Member
New Democrat Coalition
Member
National Guard & Reserve Components Congressional Members Organization
Member
Democratic Leader's High Technology Advisory Group
Co-Chair
Fourth Amendment Caucus
Current
Former Chair
Joint Committee on the Library, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Space Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Energy Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Joint Committee on the Library, United States Congress
Former Member
Subcommittee on Oversight, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Executive Overreach Task Force, United States House of Representatives
Former Ranking Member
Immigration and Border Security Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives