Aug. 30, 2014
Will retire at end of current term (announced Jan. 10, 2012)

Rep. Wally Herger (R-Calif.)

  • District: 2nd District, North central -- Redding, Chico
  • Residence: Chico
  • Born: May 20, 1945; Sutter County, Calif.
  • Religion: Mormon
  • Family: Wife, Pamela Herger; nine children (one deceased)
  • Education: American River College, A.A. 1967; California State U., Sacramento, attended 1969
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Calif. Assembly, 1980-86; U.S. House, 1987-2013
  • Elected: Elected: 1986 (13th term)
  • Committee Assignments: Ways & Means (Health - Chairman; Trade); Joint Taxation
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State Information: 2nd District, North central -- Redding, Chico

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2010 general Wally Herger (R) 130,837 57.1%
Jim Reed (D) 98,092 42.8%
2008 general Wally Herger (R) 163,459 57.9%
Jeff Morris (D) 118,878 42.1%
2006 general Wally Herger (R) 134,911 64.2%
A.J. Sekhon (D) 68,234 32.5%
E. Hinesley (LIBERT) 7,057 3.3%
2004 general Wally Herger (R) 182,119 66.8%
Mike Johnson (D) 90,310 33.2%
2002 general Wally Herger (R) 117,747 65.8%
Mike Johnson (D) 52,455 29.3%
Patrice Thiessen (NL) 4,860 2.7%
Charles Martin (LIBERT) 3,923 2.2%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2008 Barack Obama: 42.5% John McCain: 54.9%
2004 John Kerry: 37% George W. Bush: 62%
2000 Al Gore: 33% George W. Bush: 60%