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Rep. Henry A. Waxman (D-Calif.)

  • District: 33rd District, Coastal Los Angeles County -- Santa Monica, Redondo Beach; Beverly Hills
  • Residence: Beverly Hills
  • Born: September 12, 1939; Los Angeles, Calif.
  • Religion: Jewish
  • Family: Wife, Janet Waxman; two children
  • Education: U. of California, Los Angeles, B.A. 1961 (political science); U. of California, Los Angeles, J.D. 1964
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Calif. Assembly, 1968-74; U.S. House, 1975-present
  • Elected: Elected: 1974 (20th term)
  • Committee Assignments: Energy & Commerce - Ranking Member (Commerce, Manufacturing & Trade; Communications & Technology; Energy & Power; Environment & the Economy; Health; Oversight & Investigations)
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State Information: 33rd District, Coastal Los Angeles County -- Santa Monica, Redondo Beach; Beverly Hills

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general Henry Waxman (D) 171,860 54%
Bill Bloomfield (NPA) 146,660 46%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 61% Mitt Romney: 37%
2008 Barack Obama: 66% John McCain: 34%

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