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Rep. Jackie Speier (D-Calif.)

District: 14th District
Political Highlights: candidate for U.S. House (special election), 1979; San Mateo County Board of Supervisors, 1981-86; Calif. Assembly, 1986-96; Calif. Senate, 1998-2006; sought Democratic nomination for lieutenant governor, 2006; U.S. House of Representatives, 2008-present
Born: May 14, 1950; San Francisco, Calif.
Residence: Hillsborough
Religion: Roman Catholic
Family: Husband, Barry Dennis; two children
Education: U. of California, Davis, B.A. 1972; U. of California, Hastings, J.D. 1976
Military Service: None
Start of Service: Elected: 2008 (4th full term)
Committee Assignments: Armed Services (Military Personnel; Oversight & Investigations - Ranking Member); Select Intelligence (Emerging Threats; NSA & Cybersecurity)

Election History
2014generalJackie Speier (D) 114,38976.7
Robin Chew (R) 34,75723.3
2012generalJackie Speier (D) 203,82878.9
Deborah Bacigalupi (R) 54,45521.1
2010generalJackie Speier (D) 152,04475.6
Mike Moloney (R) 44,47522.1
Mark Williams (LIBERT) 4,6112.3
2008generalJackie Speier (D) 200,44275.1
Greg Conlon (R) 49,25818.5
Nathalie Hrizi (PFP) 5,7932.2
Barry Hermanson (GREEN) 5,7762.2
Kevin Peterson (LIBERT) 5,5842.1
2008specialJackie Speier (D) 66,27977.7
Greg Conlon (R) 7,9909.4
Michelle McMurry (D) 4,5465.3
Mike Moloney (R) 4,5175.3
Barry Hermanson (GREEN) 1,9472.3
Kevin Peterson (LIBERT) 20.0
Roll Call Vitals


on the House Seniority List

Fellow California Rep. George Miller (D) is 5th.


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


Twitter Followers (@RepSpeier)

Rep. Jackie Speier has no appearances on Sunday talk shows.

Sen. Bernard Sanders (I-Vt.) has the most appearances so far this year.

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.