Rep. Andy Kim, a child of immigrants and former community organizer, White House National Security Official, Diplomat and Rhodes Scholar, represents the South New Jersey congressional district where he was raised. Andy won this seat by just 4000 votes and defeated Republican Rep. Tom MacArthur, who wrote the amendment to the American Health Care Act that sought to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. Kim made history in 2018 when he became the first Korean American Democratic member of Congress. Andy serves on the House Armed Services and Small Business Committees.
Why this race is competitive and critical to the balance of power in 2020:
- DCCC Frontline Member
- Minority representing majority white district
- Won less than 55 percent of the vote in 2018
- District Trump won in 2016 | PVI Republican +2
- Rated Toss Up