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Rep. Loretta Sanchez (D-Calif.)

  • District: 46th District, West central Orange County -- most of Santa Ana and Anaheim
  • Residence: Santa Ana
  • Born: January 7, 1960; Lynwood, Calif.
  • Religion: Roman Catholic
  • Family: Husband, Jack Einwechter
  • Education: Chapman College, B.S. 1982 (economics); American U., M.B.A. 1984 (finance)
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Candidate for Anaheim City Council, 1994; U.S. House, 1997-present
  • Elected: Elected: 1996 (9th term)
  • Committee Assignments: Armed Services (Strategic Forces; Tactical Air & Land Forces - Ranking Member); Homeland Security (Border & Maritime Security; Counterterrorism & Intelligence); Joint Economic
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State Information: 46th District, West central Orange County -- most of Santa Ana and Anaheim

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general (CA-46 representative) Loretta Sanchez (D) 95,694 63.9%
Jerry Hayden (R) 54,121 36.1%
2010 general (CA-47 representative) Loretta Sanchez (D) 50,832 53%
Van Tran (R) 37,679 39.3%
Cecilia Iglesias (I) 7,443 7.8%
2008 general (CA-47 representative) Loretta Sanchez (D) 85,878 69.5%
Rosemarie Avila (R) 31,432 25.4%
Robert Lauten (AMI) 6,274 5.1%
2006 general (CA-47 representative) Loretta Sanchez (D) 47,134 62.3%
Tan Nguyen (R) 28,485 37.7%
2004 general (CA-47 representative) Loretta Sanchez (D) 65,684 60.4%
Alexandria Coronado (R) 43,099 39.6%
2002 general (CA-47 representative) Loretta Sanchez (D) 42,501 60.9%
Jeff Chavez (R) 24,346 34.9%
Paul Marsden (LIBERT) 2,944 4.2%
2000 general (CA-46 representative) Loretta Sanchez (D) 70,381 60.2%
Gloria Tuchman (R) 40,928 35%
Richard Boddie (LIBERT) 3,159 2.7%
Larry Engwall (NL) 2,440 2.1%
1998 general (CA-46 representative) Loretta Sanchez (D) 47,964 56.4%
Robert K. Dornan (R) 33,388 39.3%
Thomas E. Reimer (LIBERT) 2,316 2.7%
Larry Engwall (NL) 1,334 1.6%
1996 general (CA-46 representative) Loretta Sanchez (D) 47,964 46.8%
Robert K. Dornan (R) 46,980 45.8%
Lawrence J. Stafford (REF) 3,235 3.2%
Thomas E. Reimer (LIBERT) 2,333 2.3%
J. Carlos Aguirre (NL) 1,972 1.9%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 61% Mitt Romney: 36%
2008 Barack Obama: 60% John McCain: 40%

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