Aug. 22, 2014

Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Calif.)

  • District: 48th District, Coastal Orange County -- Huntington Beach, Costa Mesa
  • Residence: Costa Mesa
  • Born: June 21, 1947; Coronado, Calif.
  • Religion: Christian
  • Family: Wife, Rhonda Rohrabacher; three children
  • Education: Los Angeles Harbor College, attended 1965-67; California State U., Long Beach, B.A. 1969 (history); U. of Southern California, M.A. 1971 (American studies)
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: No previous office; U.S. House, 1989-present
  • Elected: Elected: 1988 (13th term)
  • Committee Assignments: Foreign Affairs (Asia & the Pacific; Europe, Eurasia & Emerging Threats - Chairman); Science, Space & Technology (Environment; Space)
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State Information: 48th District, Coastal Orange County -- Huntington Beach, Costa Mesa

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general (CA-48 representative) Dana Rohrabacher (R) 177,144 61%
Ron Varasteh (D) 113,358 39%
2010 general (CA-46 representative) Dana Rohrabacher (R) 139,822 62.2%
Ken Arnold (D) 84,940 37.8%
write-in (WRI) 20 0%
2008 general (CA-46 representative) Dana Rohrabacher (R) 149,818 52.5%
Debbie Cook (D) 122,891 43.1%
Tom Lash (GREEN) 8,257 2.9%
Ernst Gasteiger (LIBERT) 4,311 1.5%
2006 general (CA-46 representative) Dana Rohrabacher (R) 116,176 59.6%
Jim Brandt (D) 71,573 36.7%
Dennis Chang (LIBERT) 7,303 3.7%
2004 general (CA-46 representative) Dana Rohrabacher (R) 171,318 61.9%
Jim Brandt (D) 90,129 32.6%
Tom Lash (GREEN) 10,238 3.7%
Keith Gann (LIBERT) 5,005 1.8%
2002 general (CA-46 representative) Dana Rohrabacher (R) 108,807 61.8%
Gerrie Schipske (D) 60,890 34.6%
Keith Gann (LIBERT) 6,488 3.7%
2000 general (CA-45 representative) Dana Rohrabacher (R) 136,275 62.1%
Ted Crisell (D) 71,066 32.4%
Don Hull (LIBERT) 8,409 3.8%
Constance Betton (NL) 3,635 1.7%
1998 general (CA-45 representative) Dana Rohrabacher (R) 94,296 58.6%
Patricia Neal (D) 60,022 37.3%
Don Hull (LIBERT) 4,337 2.7%
William Verkamp (NL) 2,115 1.3%
1996 general (CA-45 representative) Dana Rohrabacher (R) 125,326 61%
Sally J. Alexander (D) 68,312 33.2%
Mark F. Murphy (LIBERT) 8,813 4.3%
Rand McDevitt (NL) 3,071 1.5%
1994 general (CA-45 representative) Dana Rohrabacher (R) 124,006 69.1%
Brett Williamson (D) 55,489 30.9%
1992 general (CA-45 representative) Dana Rohrabacher (R) 123,731 54.5%
Patricia McCabe (D) 88,508 39%
Gary D. Copeland (LIBERT) 14,777 6.5%
1990 general (CA-42 representative) Dana Rohrabacher (R) 109,353 59%
Guy C. Kimbrough (D) 67,189 36%
Richard Gibb Martin (LIBERT) 7,744 4%
1988 general (CA-42 representative) Dana Rohrabacher (R) 153,280 64%
Guy C. Kimbrough (D) 78,778 33%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 43% Mitt Romney: 55%
2008 Barack Obama: 48% John McCain: 52%