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Rep. Judy Chu (D-Calif.)

  • District: 27th District, Part of the San Gabriel Valley -- most of Pasadena, Alhambra
  • Residence: Monterey Park
  • Born: July 7, 1953; Los Angeles, Calif.
  • Religion: Unspecified
  • Family: Husband, Mike Eng
  • Education: U. of California, Santa Barbara, attended 1970-73; U. of California, Los Angeles, B.A. 1974 (mathematics); California School of Professional Psychology, Los Angeles, Ph.D. 1979 (clinical psychology)
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Garvey School District Board of Education, 1985-88; Monterey Park City Council, 1988-2001 (mayor, 1994-95, 1999); sought Democratic nomination for Calif. Assembly, 1994, 1998; Calif. Assembly, 2001-06; Calif. Board of Equalization, 2007-09 (chairwoman, 2008-09); U.S. House, 2009-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2009 (2nd full term)
  • Committee Assignments: Judiciary (Courts, Intellectual Property & the Internet; Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security & Investigations); Small Business (Contracting & Workforce; Economic Growth, Tax & Capital Access - Ranking Member; Investigations, Oversight & Regulations)
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State Information: 27th District, Part of the San Gabriel Valley -- most of Pasadena, Alhambra

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general Judy Chu (D) 154,191 64%
Jack Orswell (R) 86,817 36%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 63% Mitt Romney: 35%
2008 Barack Obama: 63% John McCain: 37%




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