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Roskam, Price Welcome 115th Congress HDP Members

April 6, 2017
Press Release

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Representatives Peter J. Roskam (R-IL) and David Price (D-NC), the Chairman and Ranking Member of the House Democracy Partnership (HDP), are pleased to announce the members of HDP for the 115th Congress.

Chairman Roskam released the following statement:

“With authoritarianism and expansionism on the rise around the world, we must redouble our commitment to strengthening democratic institutions abroad. I’m pleased to welcome this bipartisan group of lawmakers to the House Democracy Partnership as we take our engagement to the next level.”

Ranking Member Price released the following statement:

“I look forward to working with this bipartisan group to continue HDP’s mission of fostering effective democratic governance in some of the most challenging regions of the world. Together, we can make a significant impact and help protect democracy against the threat of authoritarianism and extremism.”

Republicans

Rep. Jeff Fortenberry, Nebraska

Rep. Vern Buchanan, Florida

Rep. Jackie Walorski, Indiana

Rep. Steve Knight, California

Rep. Tom Rice, South Carolina

Rep. Adrian Smith, Nebraska

Rep. Steve Womack, Arkansas

Rep. Rob Woodall, Georgia

Rep. Bill Flores, Texas

 

Democrats

Rep. Keith Ellison, Minnesota

Rep. Susan Davis, California

Rep. Gwen Moore, Wisconsin

Rep. Dina Titus, Nevada

Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard, California

Rep. Gerald Connolly, Virginia

Rep. Ted Lieu, California

Rep. Norma Torres, California

 

Background

The House Democracy Partnership, founded in 2005, is a bipartisan commission of the House of Representatives that works to promote responsive, effective government and strengthen democratic institutions by assisting legislatures in emerging democracies. The Partnership is assisted by the US Agency for International Development, the International Republican Institute, and the National Democratic Institute.