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Rep. Dennis Cardoza (D-Calif.)

  • District: 18th District, Central Valley -- Merced, part of Stockton and Modesto
  • Residence: Atwater
  • Born: March 31, 1959; Merced, Calif.
  • Religion: Roman Catholic
  • Family: Wife, Kathleen McLoughlin; three children
  • Education: U. of Maryland, B.A. 1982 (government & politics)
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Atwater City Council, 1984-87; Merced City Council, 1994-95; Calif. Assembly, 1996-2002; U.S. House, 2003-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2002 (5th term)
  • Committee Assignments: Agriculture (General Farm Commodities & Risk Management; Livestock, Dairy & Poultry - Ranking Member); Foreign Affairs (Asia & the Pacific; Middle East & South Asia)
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State Information: 18th District, Central Valley -- Merced, part of Stockton and Modesto

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2010 general Dennis Cardoza (D) 72,853 58.5%
Michael Berryhill (R) 51,716 41.5%
2008 general Dennis Cardoza (D) 130,192 100%
2006 general Dennis Cardoza (D) 71,182 65.5%
John Kanno (R) 37,531 34.5%
2004 general Dennis Cardoza (D) 103,732 67.5%
Charles Pringle (R) 49,973 32.5%
2002 general Dennis Cardoza (D) 56,181 51.3%
Dick Monteith (R) 47,528 43.4%
Kevin Cripe (AMI) 3,641 3.3%
Linda DeGroat (LIBERT) 2,194 2%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2008 Barack Obama: 59.2% John McCain: 38.9%
2004 John Kerry: 49% George W. Bush: 50%
2000 Al Gore: 52% George W. Bush: 43%

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