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Rep. Lynn Woolsey (D-Calif.)

  • District: 6th District, Northern Bay Area -- Sonoma and Marin counties
  • Residence: Petaluma
  • Born: November 3, 1937; Seattle, Wash.
  • Religion: Presbyterian
  • Family: Divorced; four children
  • Education: U. of Washington, attended 1955-57 (business); U. of San Francisco, B.S. 1980 (human resources & organizational behavior)
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Petaluma City Council, 1985-93; U.S. House, 1993-2013
  • Elected: Elected: 1992 (10th term)
  • Committee Assignments: Education & the Workforce (Early Childhood, Elementary & Secondary Education; Workforce Protections - Ranking Member); Science, Space & Technology (Energy & Environment)
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State Information: 6th District, Northern Bay Area -- Sonoma and Marin counties

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2010 general Lynn Woolsey (D) 172,216 65.9%
Jim Judd (R) 77,361 29.6%
Eugene Ruyle (PFP) 5,915 2.3%
Joel Smolen (LIBERT) 5,660 2.2%
2008 general Lynn Woolsey (D) 229,672 71.7%
Mike Halliwell (R) 77,073 24.1%
Joel Smolen (LIBERT) 13,617 4.2%
2006 general Lynn Woolsey (D) 173,190 70.2%
Todd Hooper (R) 64,405 26.1%
Richard Friesen (LIBERT) 9,028 3.7%
2004 general Lynn Woolsey (D) 226,423 72.6%
Paul Erickson (R) 85,244 27.4%
2002 general Lynn Woolsey (D) 139,750 66.7%
Paul Erickson (R) 62,052 29.6%
Richard Barton (LIBERT) 4,936 2.4%
Jeff Rainforth (REF) 2,825 1.4%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2008 Barack Obama: 75.9% John McCain: 22%
2004 John Kerry: 70% George W. Bush: 28%
2000 Al Gore: 62% George W. Bush: 30%

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