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Rep. Jeff Denham (R-Calif.)


Biography
District: 10th District
Political Highlights: Republican nominee for Calif. Assembly, 2000; Calif. Senate, 2002-10; U.S. House, 2011-present
Born: July 29, 1967; Hawthorne, Calif.
Residence: Turlock
Religion: Presbyterian
Family: Wife, Sonia Denham; two children
Education: Victor Valley Junior College, A.A. 1989; California Polytechnic State U., B.A. 1992
Military Service: Air Force, 1984-88; Air Force Reserve, 1988-00
Start of Service: Elected: 2010 (2nd term)
Committee Assignments: Agriculture (Horticulture, Research, Biotechnology & Foreign Agriculture; Livestock, Rural Development & Credit); Transportation & Infrastructure (Aviation; Railroads, Pipelines & Hazardous Materials - Chairman; Water Resources & Environment); Veterans' Affairs (Health)

Election History
YearElectionCandidateVotes%
2014generalJeff Denham (R) 69,86256.2
Michael Eggman (D) 54,43943.8
2012generalJeff Denham (R) 110,26552.7
Jose Hernandez (D) 98,93447.3
2010generalJeff Denham (R) 128,39464.6
Loraine Goodwin (D) 69,91235.1
Roll Call Vitals

281st

on the House Seniority List

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

1st

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

8,235

Twitter Followers (@RepJeffDenham)

Rep. Jeff Denham has no appearances on Sunday talk shows.

Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Mich.) 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.