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Last updated Sep. 08, 2014

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Rep. Linda Sánchez (D-Calif.)

District: 38th District
Political Highlights: no previous office, ; U.S. House of Representatives, 2003-present
Born: Jan. 28, 1969; Orange, Calif.
Residence: Whittier
Religion: Roman Catholic
Family: Husband, Jim Sullivan; one child, three stepchildren
Education: U. of California, Berkeley, B.A. 1991; U. of California, Los Angeles, J.D. 1995
Military Service: None
Start of Service: Elected: 2002 (7th term)
Committee Assignments: Ethics (Robert Pittenger Investigation - Ranking Member); Ways & Means (Tax Policy); Benghazi Attack

Election History
2014generalLinda Sanchez (D) 58,19259.1
Benjamin Campos (R) 40,28840.9
2012generalLinda Sanchez (D) 145,28067.5
Benjamin Campos (R) 69,80732.5
2010generalLinda Sanchez (D) 81,59063.3
Larry Andre (R) 42,03732.6
John Smith (AMI) 5,3344.1
2008generalLinda Sanchez (D) 125,28969.7
Diane Lenning (R) 54,53330.3
2006generalLinda Sanchez (D) 72,14965.9
James Andion (R) 37,38434.1
2004generalLinda Sanchez (D) 100,13260.7
Tim Escobar (R) 64,83239.3
2002generalLinda Sanchez (D) 52,25654.8
Tim Escobar (R) 38,92540.8
Richard Newhouse (LIBERT) 4,1654.4
Roll Call Vitals


California is 1st on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state.


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Roll Call and CQ Weekly use ratings assigned by the Rothenberg Political Report, which are defined as follows: SAFE: As of today, the party indicated is all but certain to win the seat. FAVORED: One candidate has a substantial advantage, but an upset is still possible. LEAN: The party indicated has the edge, but the outcome is less certain than for races rated as favored. TILT: The outcome is effectively regarded as a tossup for each of these highly competitive seats, although the party indicated has a slight edge. TOSSUP: Neither party has an edge in these contests.