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Rep. Loretta Sanchez (D-Calif.)

District: 46th District
Political Highlights: candidate for Anaheim City Council, 1994; U.S. House of Representatives, 1997-present
Born: Jan. 7, 1960; Lynwood, Calif.
Residence: Santa Ana
Religion: Roman Catholic
Family: Husband, Jack Einwechter
Education: Chapman College, B.S. 1982; American U., M.B.A. 1984
Military Service: None
Start of Service: Elected: 1996 (10th term)
Committee Assignments: Armed Services (Strategic Forces; Tactical Air & Land Forces - Ranking Member); Homeland Security (Border & Maritime Security; Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection & Security Technologies)

Election History
2014generalLoretta Sanchez (D) 49,73859.7
Adam Nick (R) 33,57740.3
2012generalLoretta Sanchez (D) 95,69463.9
Jerry Hayden (R) 54,12136.1
2010generalLoretta Sanchez (D) 50,83253.0
Van Tran (R) 37,67939.3
Cecilia Iglesias (I) 7,4437.8
2008generalLoretta Sanchez (D) 85,87869.5
Rosemarie Avila (R) 31,43225.4
Robert Lauten (AMI) 6,2745.1
2006generalLoretta Sanchez (D) 47,13462.3
Tan Nguyen (R) 28,48537.7
2004generalLoretta Sanchez (D) 65,68460.4
Alexandria Coronado (R) 43,09939.6
2002generalLoretta Sanchez (D) 42,50160.9
Jeff Chavez (R) 24,34634.9
Paul Marsden (LIBERT) 2,9444.2
2000generalLoretta Sanchez (D) 70,38160.2
Gloria Tuchman (R) 40,92835.0
Richard Boddie (LIBERT) 3,1592.7
Larry Engwall (NL) 2,4402.1
1998generalLoretta Sanchez (D) 47,96456.4
Robert Dornan (R) 33,38839.3
Thomas Reimer (LIBERT) 2,3162.7
Larry Engwall (NL) 1,3341.6
1996generalLoretta Sanchez (D) 47,96446.8
Robert Dornan (R) 46,98045.8
Lawrence Stafford (REF) 3,2353.2
Thomas Reimer (LIBERT) 2,3332.3
J. Aguirre (NL) 1,9721.9
Roll Call Vitals


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


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