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Rep. Ami Bera (D-Calif.)

  • District: 7th District, Sacramento suburbs -- Elk Grove, Citrus Heights
  • Residence: Elk Grove
  • Born: March 2, 1965; Los Angeles, Calif.
  • Religion: Unitarian
  • Family: Wife, Janine Bera; one child
  • Education: U. of California, Irvine, B.S. 1987 (biological sciences); U. of California, Irvine, M.D. 1991
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Democratic nominee for U.S. House, 2010; U.S. House, 2013-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2012 (1st term); Defeated Rep. Dan Lungren, R
  • Committee Assignments: Foreign Affairs (Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights & International Organizations; Asia & the Pacific); Science, Space & Technology (Research and Technology; Space)
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State Information: 7th District, Sacramento suburbs -- Elk Grove, Citrus Heights

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general (CA-07 representative) Ami Bera (D) 141,241 51.7%
Dan Lungren (R) 132,050 48.3%
2010 general (CA-03 representative) Dan Lungren (R) 131,169 50.1%
Ami Bera (D) 113,128 43.2%
Jerry Leidecker (AMI) 6,577 2.5%
Douglas Tuma (LIBERT) 6,275 2.4%
Michael Roskey (PFP) 4,789 1.8%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 51% Mitt Romney: 47%
2008 Barack Obama: 53% John McCain: 47%

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