Indian American Raja Krishnamoorthi wins from Illinois

raja-krishnamoorthiDemocratic Indian-American businessman Raja Krishnamoorthi, 43, today won election to the US House of Representatives from the state of Illinois.

He contested for the 8th Congressional District of Illinois, which includes Chicago’s west and northwest suburbs.

Raja Krishnamoorthi has a unique understanding of the challenges facing the U.S. economy and their implications for families and future workers .

Raja tweeted, Thank you! I’m honored and humbled to be the next Congressman of #Illinois’ 8th District! #IL08

He earned his bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Princeton University and graduated with honors from Harvard Law School.