July 23, 2014

Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.)

  • District: 43rd District, Southwestern Los Angeles County -- most of Inglewood, parts of Torrance and Los Angeles
  • Residence: Los Angeles
  • Born: August 15, 1938; St. Louis, Mo.
  • Religion: Christian
  • Family: Husband, Sidney Williams; two children
  • Education: California State U., Los Angeles, B.A. 1970
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Calif. Assembly, 1976-90; U.S. House, 1991-present
  • Elected: Elected: 1990 (12th term)
  • Committee Assignments: Financial Services - Ranking Member
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State Information: 43rd District, Southwestern Los Angeles County -- most of Inglewood, parts of Torrance and Los Angeles

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general Maxine Waters (D) 143,123 71.2%
Bob Flores (D) 57,771 28.8%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 78% Mitt Romney: 20%
2008 Barack Obama: 77% John McCain: 23%