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Rep. Mary Bono Mack (R-Calif.)


Biography
District: 45th District
Political Highlights: no previous office,
Born: Oct. 24, 1961; Cleveland, Ohio
Residence: Palm Springs
Religion: Protestant
Family: Husband, Rep. Connie Mack, R-Fla.; two children, three stepchildren
Education: U. of Southern California, B.F.A. 1984
Military Service: None
Start of Service: Elected: 1998 (7th full term)
Committee Assignments: Energy & Commerce (Commerce, Manufacturing & Trade - Chairwoman; Communications & Technology; Environment & the Economy)

Defeated by Raul Ruiz, D, in a general on Nov. 6, 2012

Election History
YearElectionCandidateVotes%
2012generalRaul Ruiz (D) 110,18952.9
Mary Bono Mack (R) 97,95347.1
2010generalMary Bono Mack (R) 106,47251.5
Steve Pougnet (D) 87,14142.1
Bill Lussenheide (AMI) 13,1886.4
2008generalMary Bono Mack (R) 155,16658.3
Julie Bornstein (D) 111,02641.7
2006generalMary Bono Mack (R) 99,63860.7
David Roth (D) 64,61339.3
2004generalMary Bono Mack (R) 153,52366.6
Richard Meyer (D) 76,96733.4
2002generalMary Bono Mack (R) 87,10165.2
Elle Kurpiewski (D) 43,69232.7
Rod Miller-Boyer (LIBERT) 2,7402.1
2000generalMary Bono Mack (R) 123,73859.2
Ron Oden (D) 79,30237.9
Gene Smith (REF) 4,1352.0
Jim Meuer (NL) 2,0121.0
1998generalMary Bono Mack (R) 97,01360.1
Ralph Waite (D) 57,69735.7
Jim Meuer (NL) 6,8184.2
Roll Call Vitals

1st

California is 1st on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state.

Rep. Mary Bono Mack has no appearances on Sunday talk shows.

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.