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Rep. Anna G. Eshoo (D-Calif.)

District: 18th District
Political Highlights: candidate for San Mateo County Community College Board of Trustees, 1977; Democratic National Committee, 1980-92; San Mateo County Board of Supervisors, 1982-92; Democratic nominee for U.S. House, 1988; U.S. House of Representatives, 1993-present
Born: Dec. 13, 1942; New Britain, Conn.
Residence: Menlo Park
Religion: Roman Catholic
Family: Divorced; two children
Education: Canada College, A.A. 1975
Military Service: None
Start of Service: Elected: 1992 (12th term)
Committee Assignments: Energy & Commerce (Communications & Technology - Ranking Member)

Election History
2014generalAnna Eshoo (D) 133,06067.8
Richard Fox (R) 63,32632.2
2012generalAnna Eshoo (D) 212,83170.5
Dave Chapman (R) 89,10329.5
2010generalAnna Eshoo (D) 151,21769.1
Dave Chapman (R) 60,91727.8
Paul Lazaga (LIBERT) 6,7353.1
2008generalAnna Eshoo (D) 190,30169.8
Ronny Santana (R) 60,61022.2
Brian Holtz (LIBERT) 11,9294.4
Carol Brouillet (GREEN) 9,9263.6
2006generalAnna Eshoo (D) 141,15371.1
Rob Smith (R) 48,09724.2
Brian Holtz (LIBERT) 4,6922.4
Carol Brouillet (GREEN) 4,6332.3
2004generalAnna Eshoo (D) 182,71269.8
John Haugen (R) 69,56426.6
Brian Holtz (LIBERT) 9,5883.7
2002generalAnna Eshoo (D) 117,05568.2
Joseph Nixon (R) 48,34628.2
Andrew Carver (LIBERT) 6,2773.7
2000generalAnna Eshoo (D) 161,72070.2
G.M. Quraishi (R) 59,33825.8
Joseph Dehn (LIBERT) 4,7152.1
John Black (NL) 4,4892.0
1998generalAnna Eshoo (D) 129,66368.6
John Haugen (R) 53,71928.4
Joseph Dehn (LIBERT) 3,1661.7
Anna Currivan (NL) 2,3621.3
1996generalAnna Eshoo (D) 149,31364.9
Ben Brink (R) 71,57331.1
Timothy Thompson (PFP) 3,6531.6
Joseph Dehn (LIBERT) 3,4921.5
Robert Wells (NL) 2,1440.9
1994generalAnna Eshoo (D) 120,71360.6
Ben Brink (R) 78,47539.4
1992generalAnna Eshoo (D) 146,87356.7
Tom Huening (R) 101,20239.0
Chuck Olson (LIBERT) 7,2202.8
David Wald (PFP) 3,9121.5
1988generalTom Campbell (R) 136,38452.0
Anna Eshoo (D) 121,52346.0
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 (@RepAnnaEshoo)

Rep. Anna G. Eshoo 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.