Susan Ellen “Zoe” Lofgren (/ˈzoʊ ˈlɒfɡrɪn/; born December 21, 1947) is an American politician serving as a U.S. Representative from California. A member of the Democratic Party, Lofgren is in her 13th term as a congresswoman, having been first elected in 1994.
She was the 16th district’s first female U.S. Representative, prior to a portion of the district being redistricted into the 19th congressional district. The district covers much of Santa Clara County, including the cities of Gilroy, Morgan Hill, and most of San Jose. Lofgren has long served on the House Judiciary Committee and in the 116th Congress she is Chair of the House Administration Committee.