Rep. Young Kim (R-California-39)

Rep. Kim's background

Young Oak Kim is a South Korean-born American politician and businesswoman serving as the U.S. representative for California's 39th congressional district. Her district includes northern parts of Orange County. In the 2020 United States House of Representatives elections, Kim, Michelle Park Steel, and Marilyn Strickland became the first three Korean-American women elected to the United States Congress. Kim and Steel are also the first Korean-Americans elected to Congress from California since Jay Kim. A member of the Republican Party, Young Kim served as the California State Assemblywoman for the 65th district from 2014 to 2016, defeating the incumbent Democrat Sharon Quirk-Silva in 2014. Kim lost the seat in a rematch with Quirk-Silva in 2016. Kim was the first South Korean-born Republican woman elected to the California State Legislature.

Bioguide Member ID
La Habra, CA
1306 Longworth House Office Building
Washington DC 20515-0539
Next election 2022
Votes with party 92.5%
Missed votes 1.03%
Oct 18, 1962 (59 yrs)

Rising crime endangering the public safety of our Southern California communities, and state and local policies are incentivizing criminals.

Supporting our law enforcement who put themselves in harm's way to keep us safe should not be controversial.

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