Congressional Taiwan Caucus

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Congressional Taiwan Caucus
Republican Co-Chairs Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL) and Rep. Gregg Harper (R-MS)
Democratic Co-Chairs Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-VA) and Rep. Albio Sires (D-NJ)
Political position Bipartisan
Colors None official (gray unofficial)
Seats in the House
137 / 435

The bipartisan Congressional Taiwan Caucus is the second largest Congressional Member Organization in the United States Congress with 137 members. The Caucus focuses exclusively on improving American-Taiwanese relations.

Its counterpart in the Senate is the Senate Taiwan Caucus.

History[edit]

The Caucus was founded on April 9, 2002. Congressmen Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Steve Chabot (R-OH), Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA), and Robert Wexler (D-FL) were the founding co-chairs of the Caucus.[1]

Members[edit]

After the four Co-Chairs, members are listed alphabeticially due to a list of senority being unavailable. This membership information is current as of late 2009.

Current Caucus Members[edit]

Rep. Gerry Connolly (D) (VA-11) Co-Chair

Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart (R) (FL-25) Co-Chair

Rep. Gregg Harper (R) (MS-3) Co-Chair

Rep. Albio Sires (D) (NJ-8) Co-Chair

Rep. Lou Barletta (R) (PA-11)

Rep. Joe Barton (R) (TX-6)

Rep. Gus Bilirakis (R) (FL-12)

Rep. Rob Bishop (R) (UT-1)

Rep. Sanford Bishop (D) (GA-2)

Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R) (TN-7)

Rep. Madeleine Bordallo (D) (Guam-At large)

Rep. Brendan Boyle (D) (PA-13)

Rep. Mo Brooks (R) (AL-5)

Rep. Michael Burgess (R) (TX-25)

Rep. Ken Calvert (R) (CA-42)

Rep. Michael Capuano (D) (MA-7)

Rep. Andre Carson (D) (IN-5)

Rep. Steve Chabot (R) (OH-1) -Left the Caucus in 2009. Rejoined in 2011.

Rep. Judy Chu (D) (CA-27)

Rep. Katherine Clark (D) (MA-5)

Rep. Mike Coffman (R) (CO-6)

Rep. Tom Cole (R) (OK-5)

Rep. John Conyers (D) (MI-13)

Rep. Paul Cook (R) (CA-8)

Rep. Rick Crawford (R) (AR-1)

Rep. Ander Crenshaw (R) (FL-4)

Rep. John Culberson (R) (TX-7)

Rep. Elijah Cummings (D) (MD)

Rep. Danny Davis (D) (IL-7)

Rep. Susan Davis (D-CA)

Rep. Jeff Denham (R-CA)

Rep. Scott DesJarlais (R-TN)

Rep. Ted Deutch (D-FL)

Rep. John Duncan (R-TN)

Rep. Eliot Engel (D-NY)

Rep. Anna Eshoo (D-CA)

Rep. Blake Farenthold (R) (TX-27)

Rep. Stephen Fincher (R-TN)

Rep. Bill Flores (R-TX)

Rep. Randy Forbes (R-VA)

Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC)

Rep. Trent Franks (R-AZ)

Rep. Scott Garrett (R-NJ)

Rep. Kay Granger (R-TX)

Rep. Garret Graves (R) (LA-6)

Rep. Sam Graves (R-MO)

Rep. Al Green (D-TX)

Rep. Gene Green (D-TX)

Rep. Richard Hanna (R-NY)

Rep. Gregg Harper (R-MS)

Rep. Vicky Hartzler (R-MO)

Rep. Alcee Hastings (D-FL)

Rep. Mike Honda (D-CA)

Rep. Randy Hultgren (R-IL)

Rep. Steve Israel (D-NY)

Rep. Sheila Jackson-Lee (D-TX)

Rep. Bill Johnson (R-OH)

Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX)

Rep. Hank Johnson (D-GA)

Rep. Sam Johnson (R-TX)

Rep. Walter Jones (R-NC)

Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D-OH)

Rep. William Keating (D-MA)

Rep. Mike Kelly (R-PA)

Rep. Peter King (R-NY)

Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL)

Rep. Doug Lamborn (R-CO)

Rep. Leonard Lance (R-NJ)

Rep. James Langevin (D-RI)

Rep. Rick Larsen (D-WA)

Rep. John Larson (D-CT)

Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA)

Rep. Alan Lowenthal (D-CA)

Rep. Nita Lowey (D-NY)

Rep. Frank Lucas (R-OK)

Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-MO)

Rep. Cynthia Lummis (R-WY)

Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY)

Rep. Sean Maloney (D-NY)

Rep. Kenny Marchant (R-TX)

Rep. Tom Marino (R-PA)

Rep. Mike McCaul (R-TX)

Rep. Tom McClintock (R-CA)

Rep. James McGovern (D-MA)

Rep. Patrick McHenry (R-NC)

Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC)

Rep. Gregory Meeks (D-NY)

Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY)

Rep. Luke Messer (R-IN)

Rep. Jeff Miller (R-FL)

Rep. Grace Napolitano (D-CA)

Rep. Richard Neal (D-MA)

Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX)

Rep. Frank Pallone (D-NJ)

Rep. Scott Perry (R-PA)

Rep. Ted Poe (R-TX)

Rep. David Price (D-NC)

Rep. Tom Price (R-GA)

Rep. Mike Quigley (D-IL)

Rep. Dave Reichert (R-WA)

Rep. Mike Rogers (R-AL)

Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA)

Rep. Todd Rokita (R-IN)

Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL)

Rep. Peter Roskam (R-IL)

Rep. Dennis A. Ross (R-FL)

Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA)

Rep. Tim Ryan (D-OH)

Rep. Gregorio Sablan (D-MP)

Rep. Matt Salmon (R-AZ)

Rep. Linda Sanchez (D-CA)

Rep. Loretta Sanchez (D-CA)

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA)

Rep. Austin Scott (R-GA)

Rep. David Scott (D-GA)

Rep. Pete Sessions (R-TX)

Rep. Brad Sherman (D-CA)

Rep. John Shimkus (R-IL)

Rep. Mike Simpson (R-ID)

Rep. Adam Smith (D-WA)

Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ)

Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA)

Rep. Glenn Thompson (R-PA)

Rep. Mike Thompson (D-CA)

Rep. Pat Tiberi (R-OH)

Rep. Scott Tipton (R-CO)

Rep. Dina Titus (D-NV)

Rep. Mike Turner (R-OH)

Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD)

Rep. Marc Veasey (D-TX)

Rep. Mimi Walters (R-CA)

Rep. Debbie Wasserman-Schultz (D-FL)

Rep. Frederica Wilson (D-FL)

Rep. Joe Wilson (R-SC)

Rep. Ted Yoho (R-FL)

Rep. Todd Young (R-IN)

Former Caucus Members[edit]

Fmr. Rep. Corrine Brown (D) (FL-5)- Lost 2016 election.

External links[edit]

Notes and references[edit]