Who are the Freshmen of 115th United States Congress?

//Who are the Freshmen of 115th United States Congress?

Who are the Freshmen of 115th United States Congress?


Starting on January 3, 2017, the 115h United States Congress will officially begin. Meet the new “freshmen” and learn more about their platform and experience.

House of Representatives:

There are 50 new members of the House of Representatives with two seats still pending. Both pending seats are in Louisiana.

Jodey Arrington (R): http://www.jodeyarrington.com/

  • District: Texas 19
  • Background: Businessman and Texas Tech Vice Chancellor

Don Bacon (R): http://donbacon2016.com/

  • District: Nebraska 2
  • Background: Brigadier General, U.S. Air Force

Jim Banks (R): http://jimbanks.us/calledtoserve/

  • District: Indiana 3
  • Background: State Senator; Lieutenant, U.S. Navy

Nanette Barragan (D): http://barraganforcongress.com/

  • District: California 44
  • Background: Hermosa Beach City Councilwoman

Jack Bergman (R): http://www.bergmanforcongress.com/

  • District: Michigan 1
  • Background: Lieutenant General, U.S. Marine Corps

Andy Biggs (R): http://biggsforcongress.com/

  • District: Arizona 5
  • Background: State Senate President

Lisa Blunt Rochester (D): https://lisabluntrochester.com/

  • District: Delaware at-large
  • Background: State Labor Secretary, CEO Metropolitan Wilmington Urban League

Anthony Brown (D): http://anthonybrown.com/

  • District: Maryland 4
  • Background: Lieutenant Governor; State Delegate; Attorney; Colonel, U.S. Army

Ted Budd (R): http://tedbudd.com/

  • District: North Carolina 13
  • Background: Businessman

Salud Carbajal (D): https://saludcarbajal.com/

  • District: California 24
  • Background: Santa Barbara County Supervisor

Liz Cheney (R): http://landing.cheneyforwyoming.com/thank-you/

  • District: Wyoming at-large
  • Background: Executive Staffer

Lou Correa (D): http://www.loucorrea.com/

  • District: California 46
  • Background: State Senator, Orange County Supervisor, State Assemblyman

Charlie Crist (D): http://www.charliecrist.com/signup/

  • District: Florida 13
  • Background: Governor of Florida, Attorney General, Commissioner of Education

Val Demings (D): http://www.valdemings.com/

  • District: Florida 10
  • Background: Chief, Orlando Police Department

Neal Dunn (R): https://www.nealdunn.com/

  • District: Florida 2
  • Background: Surgeon, Major, U.S. Army

Adriano Espaillat (D): http://www.espaillat2016.com/

  • District: New York 13
  • Background: State Senator, State Assemblyman

John Faso (R): https://johnfaso.com/

  • District: New York 19
  • Background: State Assemblyman

Drew Ferguson (R): http://fergusonforgeorgia.com/join-team-today/

  • District: Georgia 3
  • Background: Mayor of West Point

Brian Fitzpatrick (R): http://www.brianfitzpatrick.com/

  • District: Pennsylvania 8
  • Background: Special Agent, FBI

Matt Gaetz (R): http://mattgaetz.com/

  • District: Florida 1
  • Background: Member of Florida House of Representatives (District 4)

Mike Gallagher (R): http://www.mikeforwisconsin.com/

  • District: Wisconsin 8
  • Background: Businessman; Veteran, U.S. Marine Corps

Tom Garrett (R): https://www.tomgarrettforcongress.com/

  • District: Virginia 5
  • Background: State Senator; Captain, U.S. Army

Vincente Gonzalez (D): http://www.vicentegonzalez.com/

  • District: Texas 15
  • Background: Attorney

Josh Gottheimer (D): http://josh4congress.com/

  • District: New Jersey 5
  • Background: Government staffer, Speechwriter

Trey Hollingsworth (R): http://www.votefortrey.com/

  • District: Indiana 9
  • Background: Businessman

Pramila Jayapal (D): http://www.pramilaforcongress.com/

  • District: Washington 7
  • Background: State Senator; Founder, OneAmerica

Ro Khanna (D): http://www.rokhanna.com/

  • District: California 17
  • Background: Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce

Ruben Kihuen (D): https://rubenforcongress.com/

  • District: Nevada 4
  • Background: State Senator, State Assemblyman

Raja Krishnamoorthi (D): http://rajaforcongress.com/

  • District: Illinois 8
  • Background: Businessman, Deputy State Treasurer

David Kustoff (R): http://www.kustoffforcongress.com/

  • District: Tennessee 8
  • Background: U.S. Attorney, W.D. Tenn.

Al Lawson (D): http://www.allawson.com/

  • District: Florida 5
  • Background: State Senator

Jason Lewis (R): https://join.jasonlewis2016.com/

  • District: Minnesota 2
  • Background: Radio Talk Show Host

Roger Marshall (R): http://www.kansansformarshall.com/

  • District: Kansas 1
  • Background: Obstetrician; Captain, U.S. Army

Brian Mast (R): District: http://www.mastforcongress.com/

  • District: Florida 18
  • Background: Explosives Specialist; Staff Sergeant, U.S. Army

Donald McEachin (D): https://www.donaldmceachin.com/

  • District: Virginia 4
  • Background: State Senator, State Delegate

Paul Mitchell (R): http://paulmitchellforcongress.com/

  • District: Michigan 10
  • Background: Chairman, Faith and Freedom Coalition Michigan

Stephanie Murphy (D): http://www.stephaniemurphyforcongress.com/

  • District: Florida 7
  • Background: Professor, Rollins College; National Security Specialist

Tom O’Halleran (D): http://www.tomohalleran.com/

  • District: Arizona 1
  • Background:  State Senator

Jimmy Panetta (D): http://www.jimmypanettaforcongress.com/

  • District: California 20
  • Background: Deputy District Attorney; Monterey County

Jamie Raskin (D): https://jamieraskin.com/

  • District: Maryland 8
  • Background: State Senator, Law professor, Author

Francis Rooney (R): https://francisrooney.com/

  • District: Florida 19
  • Background: United States Ambassador to the Holy See

Jacky Rosen (D): http://www.rosenfornevada.com/

  • District: Nevada 3
  • Background: Computer programmer; President, Congregation Ner Tamid

John Rutherford (R): http://votejohnrutherford.com/

  • District: Florida 4
  • Background: Sheriff, Duval County

Brad Schneider (D): http://www.schneiderforcongress.com/

  • District: Illinois 10
  • Background: U.S. Representative for IL-10

Carol Shea-Porter (D): http://www.sheaporter.com/

  • District: New Hampshire 1
  • Background: U.S. Representative for NH-1

Lloyd Smucker (R): http://www.electsmuckerpa.com/

  • District: Pennsylvania 16
  • Background: State Senator

Darren Soto (D): http://www.darrensoto.com/

  • District: Florida 9
  • Background: State Senator, State Representatives

Thomas Suozzi (D): http://suozziforcongress.com/

  • District: New York 3
  • Background: Nassau County Executive, Mayor of Glen Cove

Scott Taylor (R): http://scotttaylor.us/

  • District: Virginia 2
  • Background: State Delegate, Navy SEAL

Claudia Tenney (R): https://claudiaforcongress.com/

  • District: New York 22
  • Background: State Assemblywoman, Legislative staffer

**Louisiana 3 and Louisiana 4 have not been determined.**


There are six new elected Senators with one seat pending.

Catherine Cortez Masto (D): http://catherinecortezmasto.com/

  • State: Nevada
  • Background: Nevada Attorney; General Attorney

Tammy Duckworth (D): http://tammyduckworth.com/

  • State: Illinois
  • Background: Member of the U.S. House Assistant Secretary of Veterans’ Affairs; LieutenantColonel, U.S. Army

Kamala Harris (D): http://splash.kamalaharris.org/

  • State: California
  • Background: Attorney General of California; San Francisco District Attorney

Maggie Hassan (D): http://maggiehassan.com/

  • State: New Hampshire
  • Background: Governor of New Hampshire; State Senate Majority Leader

Chris Van Hollen (D): https://vanhollen.org/

  • State: Maryland
  • Background: Member of the U.S. House State Senator; State Delegate

Todd Young (R): https://toddyoung.org/

  • State: Indiana
  • Background: Member of the U.S> House Captain, U.S. Marine Corps

**Louisiana race not yet determined**

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