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Last updated Sep. 08, 2014

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Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-Calif.)

District: 50th District
Political Highlights: no previous office, ; U.S. House of Representatives, 2009-present
Born: Dec. 7, 1976; San Diego, Calif.
Residence: Alpine
Religion: Baptist
Family: Wife, Margaret Hunter; three children
Education: San Diego State U., B.S. 2001
Military Service: Marine Corps, 2001-05; Marine Corps Reserve, 2005-present
Start of Service: Elected: 2008 (4th term)
Committee Assignments: Armed Services (Emerging Threats and Capabilities; Seapower & Projection Forces); Education & the Workforce (Early Childhood, Elementary & Secondary Education; Workforce Protections); Transportation & Infrastructure (Coast Guard & Maritime Transportation - Chairman; Highways & Transit; Water Resources & Environment)

Election History
2014generalDuncan Hunter (R) 111,99771.2
James Kimber (D) 45,30228.8
2012generalDuncan Hunter (R) 174,83867.7
David Secor (D) 83,45532.3
2010generalDuncan Hunter (R) 139,46063.1
Ray Lutz (D) 70,87032.1
Michael Benoit (LIBERT) 10,7324.9
2008generalDuncan Hunter (R) 160,72456.4
Mike Lumpkin (D) 111,05138.9
Michael Benoit (LIBERT) 13,3164.7
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 (@Rep_Hunter)

Rep. Duncan Hunter 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.