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Rep. Janice Hahn (D-Calif.)

  • District: 44th District, Southern Los Angeles County -- Compton, Carson, parts of Los Angeles
  • Residence: Los Angeles
  • Born: March 30, 1952; Los Angeles, Calif.
  • Religion: Church of Christ
  • Family: Divorced; three children
  • Education: Pepperdine U., attended 1972-73; Abilene Christian College, B.S. 1974 (education)
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Candidate for Los Angeles City Council, 1993; Los Angeles Charter Reform Commission, 1997-99; Democratic nominee for U.S. House, 1998; Los Angeles City Council, 2001-11; sought Democratic nomination for lieutenant governor, 2010; U.S. House, 2011-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2011 (1st full term)
  • Committee Assignments: Small Business (Health and Technology - Ranking Member); Transportation & Infrastructure (Coast Guard & Maritime Transportation; Highways & Transit; Railroads, Pipelines & Hazardous Materials; Water Resources & Environment)
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State Information: 44th District, Southern Los Angeles County -- Compton, Carson, parts of Los Angeles

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general Janice Hahn (D) 99,909 60.2%
Laura Richardson (D) 65,989 39.8%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 85% Mitt Romney: 14%
2008 Barack Obama: 83% John McCain: 17%

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