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Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.)

  • District: 49th District, Coastal San Diego and southern Orange counties
  • Residence: Vista
  • Born: November 1, 1953; Cleveland, Ohio
  • Religion: Antioch Orthodox Christian Church
  • Family: Wife, Kathy Issa; one child
  • Education: Kent State U., A.A. 1976 (general studies); Siena Heights College, B.A. 1976 (business administration and management)
  • Military Service: Army 1970-72; Army 1976-80; Army Reserve 1980-88
  • Political Highlights: Sought Republican nomination for U.S. Senate, 1998; U.S. House, 2001-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2000 (7th term)
  • Committee Assignments: Judiciary (Courts, Intellectual Property & the Internet; Regulatory Reform, Commercial & Antitrust Law); Oversight & Government Reform - Chairman
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State Information: 49th District, Coastal San Diego and southern Orange counties

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general Darrell Issa (R) 159,725 58.2%
Jerry Tetalman (D) 114,893 41.8%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 46% Mitt Romney: 52%
2008 Barack Obama: 51% John McCain: 49%




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