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Last updated Sep. 08, 2014

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Rep. David Valadao (R-Calif.)

District: 21st District
Political Highlights: Calif. Assembly, 2010-12; U.S. House of Representatives, 2013-present
Born: April 14, 1977; Hanford, Calif.
Residence: Hanford
Religion: Roman Catholic
Family: Wife, Terra Valadao; three children
Education: College of the Sequoias, attended 1996-98
Military Service: None
Start of Service: Elected: 2012 (2nd term)
Committee Assignments: Appropriations (Agriculture; Energy-Water; Military Construction-VA)

Election History
2014generalDavid Valadao (R) 45,90757.8
Amanda Renteria (D) 33,47042.2
2012generalDavid Valadao (R) 67,16457.8
John Hernandez (D) 49,11942.2
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 (@repdavidvaladao)

Rep. David Valadao 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.