Carolyn Maloney

U.S. Representative from New York

Carolyn Bosher Maloney (née Carolyn Jane Bosher, February 19, 1946) is an American politician. She was the U.S. Representative from 1993 to 2023. She is a member of the Democratic Party.

Carolyn Maloney
Chair of the House Oversight Committee
In office
November 20, 2019 – January 3, 2023
Acting: October 17, 2019 – November 20, 2019
Preceded byElijah Cummings
Succeeded byTBD
Vice Chair of the Joint Economic Committee
In office
January 3, 2019 – January 16, 2020
Preceded byMike Lee
Succeeded byDon Beyer
Member of the
U.S. House of Representatives
from New York
In office
January 3, 1993 – January 3, 2023
Preceded byBill Green (Redistricting)
Succeeded byJerry Nadler (Redistricting)
Constituency14th district (1993–2013)
12th district (2013–2023)
Member of the New York City Council
In office
January 1, 1983 – January 3, 1993
Preceded byRobert Rodriguez
Succeeded byAndrew Sidamon-Eristoff
Constituency8th district (1983–91)
4th district (1992–93)
Personal details
Carolyn Jane Bosher

(1946-02-19) February 19, 1946 (age 78)
Greensboro, North Carolina, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Clifton Maloney
(m. 1976; died 2009)
EducationGreensboro College (BA)
WebsiteHouse website

On October 17, 2019, Maloney was chosen by Speaker Nancy Pelosi to become acting chair of the House Oversight Committee after the death of Elijah Cummings,[1][2] and won the election to become chair on November 20.[3]

In August 2022, Maloney lost re-nomination to U.S. Representative Jerry Nadler.


  1. "Maloney to be acting House oversight chair after Cummings death aide". Reuters. October 17, 2019.
  2. "'There can be no slowdown': Dems keep up impeachment push while mourning Cummings". Politico. October 17, 2019. Retrieved October 18, 2019.
  3. Ferris, Sarah (November 20, 2019). "Rep. Carolyn Maloney wins election to chair House Oversight Committee". Politico. Retrieved November 20, 2019.