More than two dozen Georgetown alumni were sworn into the 116th Congress Jan. 3, continuing Georgetown’s long legacy of alumni serving the public. A total of 28 alumni, who represent 21 states and the U.S. Virgin Islands, will take the oath of office in the U.S. House of Representatives (21) and Senate (7). Read more about the alumni newcomers to Congress and what faculty experts in government and public policy have to say about trends during the 2018 midterm elections.

ALUMNI BY STATE (view infographic)

Alaska
Sen. Lisa Murkowski (C’80) – R
Sen. Dan Sullivan (G’93, L’93) – R
 
California
Rep. Ted Lieu (L’94) – D
 
Florida
Rep. Lois Frankel (L’73) – D 
Rep. Stephanie Murphy (G’04) – D 
Rep. Francis Rooney (C’75, L’78) – R 
 
Hawaii
Sen. Mazie Hirono (L’78) – D 
 
Illinois
Sen. Richard Durbin (SFS’66, L’69) – D
 
Indiana
Rep. Trey Hollingsworth (G’14) – R 
Rep. Peter Visclosky (L’82) – D 
 
Maryland
Rep. Steny Hoyer (L’66) – D
Sen. Christopher Van Hollen (L’ 90) – D 
 
Massachusetts
Rep. Lori Trahan (SFS’95) – D

Michigan
Rep. Debbie Dingell (SFS’75, G’98) – D 
 
Nebraska
Rep. Jeff Fortenberry (G’86) – R

New Mexico
Rep. Xochitl Torres Small (SFS’07) – D 

New Hampshire
Rep. Ann McLane Kuster (L’84) – D 

New Jersey
Rep. Rebecca “Mikie” Sherrill (L’07) – D 
 
New York
Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (G’94) – D 
 
Rhode Island
Rep. David Cicilline (L’86) – D 
 
Texas
Rep. Henry Cuellar (SFS’78) – D 
Rep. Filemon Vela (C’85) – D 
 
Vermont
Sen. Patrick Leahy (L ‘64) – D 
 
Virgin Islands
Rep. Stacey Plaskett (SFS’88) – D 
 
Washington
Rep. Pramila Jayapal (C’86) – D 
 
Wisconsin
Rep. Mike Gallagher (G’12, G’13, G’15) – R
Rep. Bryan Steil (B’03) – R  
 
Wyoming
Sen. John Barrasso (C’75, M’78) – R