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Rep. Raul Ruiz (D-Calif.)

  • District: 36th District, Riverside County -- Hemet, Palm Springs
  • Residence: Palm Desert
  • Born: August 25, 1972; Zacatecas, Mexico
  • Religion: Seventh-day Adventist
  • Family: Engaged to Monica Rivers
  • Education: U. of California, Los Angeles, B.S. 1994 (physiological science); Harvard U., M.D. 2001; Harvard U., M.P.P. 2001; Harvard U., M.P.H. 2007
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: No previous office; U.S. House, 2013-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2012 (1st term); Defeated Rep. Mary Bono Mack, R
  • Committee Assignments: Natural Resources (Indian & Alaska Native Affairs; Water & Power); Veterans' Affairs (Disability Assistance & Memorial Affairs; Health)

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State Information: 36th District, Riverside County -- Hemet, Palm Springs

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general Raul Ruiz (D) 110,189 52.9%
Mary Bono Mack (R) 97,953 47.1%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 51% Mitt Romney: 48%
2008 Barack Obama: 52% John McCain: 48%

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