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Last updated Sep. 08, 2014

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Rep. Julia Brownley (D-Calif.)

District: 26th District
Political Highlights: candidate for Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District Board of Education, 1992; Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District Board of Education, 1994-2006; Calif. Assembly, 2006-12; U.S. House of Representatives, 2013-present
Born: Aug. 28, 1952; Aiken, S.C.
Residence: Westlake Village
Religion: Episcopalian
Family: Divorced; two children
Education: Mount Vernon College, B.A. 1975; American U., M.B.A. 1979
Military Service: None
Start of Service: Elected: 2012 (2nd term)
Committee Assignments: Transportation & Infrastructure (Aviation; Coast Guard & Maritime Transportation; Highways & Transit); Veterans' Affairs (Disability Assistance & Memorial Affairs; Health - Ranking Member)

Election History
2014generalJulia Brownley (D) 87,17651.3
Jeff Gorell (R) 82,65348.7
2012generalJulia Brownley (D) 139,07252.7
Tony Strickland (R) 124,86347.3
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 (@JuliaBrownley26)

Rep. Julia Brownley has no appearances on Sunday talk shows.

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) 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.