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Rep. John Garamendi, D-Calif.

Member of the House (3rd full term)



District: California - 3rd District
Political Highlights: Calif. Assembly, 1974-76; Calif. Senate, 1976-90; sought Democratic nomination for governor, 1982; sought Democratic nomination for Calif. controller, 1986; Calif. insurance commissioner, 1991-95; sought Democratic nomination for governor, 1994; deputy Interior secretary, 1995-98; Calif. insurance commissioner, 2003-07; lieutenant governor, 2007-09
Born: January 24, 1945; Camp Blanding, Fla.
Residence: Walnut Grove
Religion: Christian
Family: Wife, Patricia Wilkinson Garamendi; six children
Education: U. of California, Berkeley, B.S. 1966; Harvard U., M.B.A. 1970
Elected: 2009
Committee Assignments: Armed Services (Emerging Threats and Capabilities; Strategic Forces); Transportation & Infrastructure (Aviation; Coast Guard & Maritime Transportation - Ranking Member; Water Resources & Environment)
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District Rating: Safe Democrat
House Seniority: 118th ranked House Democrat
Twitter: 14,440 followers
State Clout: California is 1st on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state

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