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Rep. Juan C. Vargas, D-Calif.

Member of the House (3rd term)

Democrat



Biography

District: California - 51st District
Political Highlights: sought Democratic nomination for U.S. House, 1992; San Diego City Council, 1993-00; sought Democratic nomination for U.S. House, 1996; Calif. Assembly, 2000-2006; sought Democratic nomination for U.S. House, 2006; Calif. Senate, 2010-13
Born: March 7, 1961; National City, Calif.
Residence: San Diego
Religion: Roman Catholic
Family: Wife, Adrienne Vargas; two children
Education: U. of San Diego, B.A. 1983; Fordham U., M.A. 1987; Harvard U., J.D. 1991
Elected: 2012
Committee Assignments: Financial Services (Capital Markets, Securities, and Investments; Monetary Policy & Trade; Terrorism and Illicit Finance)
Social Media:

Roll Call Vitals

District Rating: Safe Democrat
House Seniority: 166th ranked House Democrat
Twitter: 10,409 followers
State Clout: California is 1st on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state


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