The Source For News On Capitol Hill Since 1955

Last updated Sep. 08, 2014

Sorry, you are using an old browser that can't display this interactive. Install the free Google Chrome Frame plug-in for Internet Explorer, or use a modern browser such as Google Chrome, Firefox or a mobile device, such as an iPad, to view this page.

Rep. Xavier Becerra (D-Calif.)

Caucus Chairman


Biography
District: 34th District
Political Highlights: Calif. Assembly, 1990-92; candidate for mayor of Los Angeles, 2001; U.S. House, 1993-present
Born: Jan. 26, 1958; Sacramento, Calif.
Residence: Los Angeles
Religion: Roman Catholic
Family: Wife, Carolina Reyes; three children
Education: Stanford U., A.B. 1980; Stanford U., J.D. 1984
Military Service: None
Start of Service: Elected: 1992 (11th term)
Committee Assignments: Ways & Means (Social Security - Ranking Member)

Election History
YearElectionCandidateVotes%
2014generalXavier Becerra (D) 43,47672.8
Adrienne Edwards (D) 16,23227.2
2012generalXavier Becerra (D) 120,36785.6
Stephen Smith (R) 20,22314.4
2010generalXavier Becerra (D) 76,36383.8
Stephen Smith (R) 14,74016.2
2008generalXavier Becerra (D) 110,955100.0
2006generalXavier Becerra (D) 64,952100.0
2004generalXavier Becerra (D) 89,36380.2
Luis Vega (R) 22,04819.8
2002generalXavier Becerra (D) 54,56981.2
Luis Vega (R) 12,67418.9
2000generalXavier Becerra (D) 83,22383.3
Tony Goss (R) 11,78811.8
Jason Heath (LIBERT) 2,8582.9
Gary Hearne (NL) 2,0512.1
1998generalXavier Becerra (D) 58,23081.2
Patricia Parker (R) 13,44118.8
1996generalXavier Becerra (D) 58,28372.3
Patricia Parker (R) 15,07818.7
Pam Probst (LIBERT) 2,7593.4
Shirley Mandel (PFP) 2,4993.1
Rosemary Watson-Frith (NL) 1,9712.4
1994generalXavier Becerra (D) 43,94366.2
David Ramirez (R) 18,74128.2
R. Weilburg (LIBERT) 3,7415.6
1992generalXavier Becerra (D) 48,80058.4
Morry Waksberg (R) 20,03424.0
Blase Bonpane (GREEN) 6,3157.6
Elizabeth Nakano (PFP) 6,1737.4
Andrew Consalvo (LIBERT) 2,2212.7
Roll Call Vitals

47th

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.

16,731

Twitter Followers (@RepBecerra)

14th

Rep. Xavier Becerra has the 14th most Sunday talk show appearances amongst members of Congress.


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.