U.S. Congresswoman Katie Porter joined the U.S. House of Representatives in January 2019 after winning a close race. She represents the 45th District of California, which includes Irvine. Porter is a Professor of Law at UCI (currently on leave) and held a local swearing in ceremony at UCI where she was sworn in by Dean L. Song Richardson with her daughter, Betsy, by her side, January 22, 2019.
Photo of Katie Porter Swearing-In Ceremony, January 22, 2019. University of California, Irvine, School of Law, Communications department.