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Susan Ellen "Zoe" Lofgren (/ˈz ˈlɒfɡrɪn/ ZO LOFF-grin;[1][2] 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 14th term in Congress, having been first elected in 1994. Lofgren has long served on the House Judiciary Committee, and chaired the House Administration Committee in the 116th & 117th Congresses.

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Zoe Lofgren
Ranking Member of the House Science Committee
Assumed office
January 3, 2023
Preceded byFrank Lucas
Chair of the House Administration Committee
In office
January 3, 2019  January 3, 2023
Preceded byGregg Harper
Succeeded byBryan Steil
Chair of the House Ethics Committee
In office
January 3, 2009  January 3, 2011
Preceded byGene Green (acting)
Succeeded byJo Bonner
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from California
Assumed office
January 3, 1995
Preceded byDon Edwards
Constituency16th district (1995–2013)
19th district (2013–2023)
18th district (2023–present)
Personal details
Susan Ellen Lofgren

(1947-12-21) December 21, 1947 (age 75)
San Mateo, California, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
John Collins
(m. 1978)
EducationStanford University (BA)
Santa Clara University (JD)
WebsiteHouse website

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.[3]