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Rep. Sam Farr (D-Calif.)

  • District: 20th District, Monterey and San Benito counties -- Salinas; Santa Cruz
  • Residence: Carmel
  • Born: July 4, 1941; San Francisco, Calif.
  • Religion: Episcopalian
  • Family: Wife, Shary Baldwin Farr; one child
  • Education: Willamette U., B.S. 1963 (biology)
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Monterey County Board of Supervisors, 1975-80; Calif. Assembly, 1980-93; U.S. House, 1993-present
  • Elected: Elected: 1993 (10th full term)
  • Committee Assignments: Appropriations (Agriculture - Ranking Member; Military Construction-VA)
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State Information: 20th District, Monterey and San Benito counties -- Salinas; Santa Cruz

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general Sam Farr (D) 172,996 74.1%
Jeff Taylor (R) 60,566 25.9%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 71% Mitt Romney: 26%
2008 Barack Obama: 73% John McCain: 27%

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