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Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.)

District: 19th District
Political Highlights: San Jose-Evergreen Community College District Board of Trustees, 1979-81; Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors, 1981-95; U.S. House of Representatives, 1995-present
Born: Dec. 21, 1947; San Mateo, Calif.
Residence: San Jose
Religion: Lutheran
Family: Husband, John Marshall Collins; two children
Education: Stanford U., A.B. 1970; U. of Santa Clara, J.D. 1975
Military Service: None
Start of Service: Elected: 1994 (11th term)
Committee Assignments: House Administration; Judiciary (Courts, Intellectual Property & the Internet; Executive Overreach; Immigration & Border Security - Ranking Member); Science, Space & Technology (Oversight; Space); Joint Library

Election History
2014generalZoe Lofgren (D) 85,88867.2
Robert Murray (D) 41,90032.8
2012generalZoe Lofgren (D) 162,30073.2
Robert Murray (R) 59,31326.8
2010generalZoe Lofgren (D) 105,84167.8
Daniel Sahagun (R) 37,91324.3
Edward Gonzalez (LIBERT) 12,3047.9
2008generalZoe Lofgren (D) 146,48171.3
Charel Winston (R) 49,39924.1
Steven Wells (LIBERT) 9,4474.6
2006generalZoe Lofgren (D) 98,92972.7
Charel Winston (R) 37,13027.3
2004generalZoe Lofgren (D) 129,22270.9
Douglas McNea (R) 47,99226.3
Markus Welch (LIBERT) 5,0672.8
2002generalZoe Lofgren (D) 72,37067.0
Douglas McNea (R) 32,18229.8
Dennis Umphress (LIBERT) 3,4343.2
2000generalZoe Lofgren (D) 115,11872.1
Horace Thayn (R) 37,21323.3
Dennis Umphress (LIBERT) 4,7423.0
Edward Klein (NL) 2,6731.7
1998generalZoe Lofgren (D) 85,50372.8
Horace Thayn (R) 27,49423.4
John Black (NL) 4,4173.8
1996generalZoe Lofgren (D) 94,02065.7
Chuck Wojslaw (R) 43,19730.2
David Bonino (LIBERT) 4,1242.9
Abaan Abu-Shumays (NL) 1,8661.3
1994generalZoe Lofgren (D) 74,93565.0
Lyle Smith (R) 40,40935.0
Fred Barraza () 80.0
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 (@RepZoeLofgren)

Rep. Zoe Lofgren 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.