This is a list of Asian Americans and Pacific Islands Americans in the U.S. Congress. As of 2019, there are 13 representatives and 3 senators of Asian- American descent who are currently serving in Congress. In addition, there are one.
Asian Americans have a high level of political incorporation in terms of their actual voting . After he left office in 1999, there were no Korean Americans in Congress until the 2018 election of Andy Kim, who is also the first Congressperson of.
The Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC), founded on May 16, 1994 by former Congressman Norman Mineta, is a bicameral caucus.
Ted W. Lieu (/ljuː/; born March 29, 1969) is an American politician serving as the U.S. Lieu was also Chair of the Asian Pacific Islander Legislative Caucus and . Lieu serves on two influential committees in Congress: the House Judiciary.
Three new legislators will bring the total number of Asian Americans and advocate for the hopes and needs of the community in Congress.