Aug. 30, 2014

Rep. Doris Matsui (D-Calif.)

  • District: 6th District, Sacramento
  • Residence: Sacramento
  • Born: September 25, 1944; Poston, Ariz.
  • Religion: Methodist
  • Family: Widowed; one child
  • Education: U. of California, Berkeley, B.A. 1966 (psychology)
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: No previous office; U.S. House, 2005-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2005 (4th full term)
  • Committee Assignments: Energy & Commerce (Communications & Technology; Energy & Power; Environment & the Economy)
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State Information: 6th District, Sacramento

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general (CA-06 representative) Doris Matsui (D) 160,667 75%
Joseph McCray (R) 53,406 24.9%
2010 general (CA-05 representative) Doris Matsui (D) 124,220 72%
Paul Smith (R) 43,577 25.3%
Gerald Frink (PFP) 4,594 2.7%
write-in (WRI) 19 0%
2008 general (CA-05 representative) Doris Matsui (D) 164,242 74.3%
Paul Smith (R) 46,002 20.8%
L. Roberts (PFP) 10,731 4.8%
write-in (Write-In) 180 0.1%
2006 general (CA-05 representative) Doris Matsui (D) 105,676 70.8%
Claire Yan (R) 35,106 23.5%
Jeff Kravitz (GREEN) 6,466 4.3%
John Reiger (PFP) 2,018 1.4%
2005 special (CA-05 representative) Doris Matsui (D) 56,175 68.1%
Julie Padilla (D) 7,158 8.7%
John Flynn (R) 6,559 8%
Serge Chernay (R) 3,742 4.5%
Michael O'Brien (R) 2,591 3.1%
Shane Singh (R) 1,753 2.1%
Bruce Stevens (R) 1,124 1.4%
Pat Driscoll (GREEN) 976 1.2%
Leonard Padilla (I) 916 1.1%
Charles Pineda (D) 659 0.8%
Gale Morgan (LIBERT) 451 0.6%
John Reiger (PF) 286 0.4%
write-in (Write-In) 85 0.1%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 69% Mitt Romney: 28%
2008 Barack Obama: 70% John McCain: 30%