Tom McClintock

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Tom McClintock
Tom McClintock.JPG
U.S. House, California, District 4
Incumbent
In office
2009-Present
Term ends
January 3, 2015
Years in position 5
PartyRepublican
PredecessorJohn Doolittle (R)
Compensation
Base salary$174,000/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
Cost per vote$5.69 in 2012
First electedNovember 4, 2008
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Campaign $$6,735,219
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
California State Assembly
1982-1992, 1996-2000
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of California-Los Angeles, 1978
Personal
BirthdayJuly 10, 1956
Place of birthWhite Plains, NY
Net worth$-30,498
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
Tom McClintock (b. July 10, 1956, in White Plains, NY) is a Republican member of the U.S. House representing California's 4th Congressional District. McClintock was first elected to the House in 2008.

McClintock most recently won re-election in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing California's 4th District. He defeated Jack Uppal in the general election.[1]

McClintock began his political career in the California State Assembly, serving from 1982 to 1992 and again from 1996 to 2000. He then served in the California State Senate from 2000 until his election to the U.S. House in 2008.

McClintock is running for re-election to the U.S. House in 2014. He and Art Moore (R) advanced past the blanket primary on June 3, 2014, and will face off in the general election.

Based on analysis of multiple outside rankings, McClintock is a more moderate right of center Republican Party vote. As a result, he may break with the Republican Party line more than his fellow members.

Career

Below is an abbreviated outline of McClintock's academic, professional and political career:[2]

  • 1988: Graduated from University of California, Los Angeles with B.A.
  • 1982-1992, 1996-2000: California State Assembly
  • 1992: Unsuccessful candidate for U.S. House
  • 2000-2008: California State Senate
  • 2003: Unsuccessful candidate for Governor of California
  • 2009-Present: U.S. Representative from California

Committee assignments

U.S. House

2013-2014

McClintock serves on the following committees:[3]

2011-2012

Key votes

113th Congress

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The 113th Congress has had 55 out of 5,401 introduced bills enacted into law (1 percent) as of November 30, 2013. Comparatively, the 112th Congress had 1.14 percent of introduced bills enacted into law in the first session.[4] For more information pertaining to McClintock's voting record in the 113th Congress, please see the below sections.[5]

National security

NDAA

Nay3.png McClintock voted against HR 1960 - the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014. The bill passed the House on June 14, 2013, with a vote of 315 - 108. Both parties were somewhat divided on the vote.[6]

DHS Appropriations

Yea3.png McClintock voted for HR 2217 - the DHS Appropriations Act (2014) Act of 2014. The bill passed the House on June 6, 2013, with a vote of 245 - 182 that was largely along party lines.[7]

CISPA (2013)

Nay3.png McClintock voted against HR 624 - the CISPA (2013). The bill passed the House on April 18, 2013, with a vote of 288 - 127. The bill would allow federal intelligence agencies to share cybersecurity intelligence and information with private entities and utilities. The bill was largely supported by Republicans, but divided the Democratic Party.[8]

Economy

Farm bill

Nay3.png On January 29, 2014, the U.S. House approved the Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013, H.R. 2642, also known as the Farm Bill.[9] The bill passed by a vote of 251-166. The nearly 1,000-page bill reformed and continued various programs of the Department of Agriculture through 2018. The $1 trillion bill expanded crop insurance for farmers by $7 billion over the next decade and created new subsidies for rice and peanut growers that would kick in when prices drop.[10][11] However, cuts to the food stamp program cut an average of $90 per month for 1.7 million people in 15 states.[11] McClintock voted with 62 other Republican representatives against the bill.

2014 Budget

Nay3.png On January 15, 2014, the Republican-run House approved H.R. 3547, a $1.1 trillion spending bill to fund the government through September 30, 2014.[12][13] The House voted 359-67 for the 1,582 page bill, with 64 Republicans and three Democrats voting against the bill.[13] The omnibus package included 12 annual spending bills to fund federal operations.[14] It included a 1% increase in the paychecks of federal workers and military personnel, a $1 billion increase in Head Start funding for early childhood education, reduced funding to the Internal Revenue Service and the Environmental Protection Agency and protected the Affordable Care Act from any drastic cuts. McClintock joined with the 63 other Republicans and 3 Democrats who voted against the bill.[12][13]

Government shutdown

See also: United States budget debate, 2013

Yea3.png On September 30, 2013, the House passed a final stopgap spending bill before the shutdown went into effect. The bill included a one-year delay of the Affordable Care Act's individual mandate and would have also stripped the bill of federal subsidies for congressional members and staff. It passed through the House with a vote of 228-201.[15] At 1 a.m. on October 1, 2013, one hour after the shutdown officially began, the House voted to move forward with going to a conference. In short order, Sen. Harry Reid rejected the call to conference.[16] McClintock voted for the stopgap spending bill that would have delayed the individual mandate.[17]

Nay3.png The shutdown ended on October 16, 2013, when the House took a vote on HR 2775 after it was approved by the Senate. The bill to reopen the government lifted the $16.7 trillion debt limit and funded the government through January 15, 2014. Federal employees also received retroactive pay for the shutdown period. The only concession made by Senate Democrats was to require income verification for Obamacare subsidies.[18] The House passed the legislation shortly after the Senate, by a vote of 285-144, with all 144 votes against the legislation coming from Republican members. McClintock voted against HR 2775.[19]

2013 Farm Bill

Nay3.png In July 2013 the Republican controlled House narrowly passed a scaled-back version of the farm bill after stripping out the popular food-stamp program.[20][21] The bill passed on a 216-208 vote, with no Democrats voting in favor.[22] All but 12 Republicans supported the measure.[23] The group consisted mostly of conservative lawmakers more concerned about spending than farm subsidies.[23][24] McClintock was one of the 12 who voted against the measure.[23]

The farm bill historically has included both billions in farm subsidies and billions in food stamps. Including both of the two massive programs has in the past helped win support from rural-state lawmakers and those representing big cities.[22] After the bill failed in the House in June 2013 amid opposition from rank-and-file Republicans, House leaders removed the food stamp portion in a bid to attract conservative support.[22]

Federal Pay Adjustment Act

Yea3.png McClintock voted for HR 273 - Eliminates the 2013 Statutory Pay Adjustment for Federal Employees. The bill passed the House on February 15, 2013, with a vote of 261 - 154. The bill would prevent a 0.5% pay increase for all federal workers from taking effect, saving the federal government $11 billion over 10 years.[25]

Immigration


Source: This graphic was generated by Find The Best.

Morton Memos Prohibition

Yea3.png McClintock voted for House Amendment 136 - Prohibits the Enforcement of the Immigration Executive Order. The amendment was adopted by the House on June 6, 2013, with a vote of 224 - 201. The purpose of the amendment as stated on the official text is to "prohibit the use of funds to finalize, implement, administer, or enforce the Morton Memos." These memos would have granted administrative amnesty to certain illegal aliens residing in the United States.[26] The vote largely followed party lines.[27]

Healthcare

Healthcare Reform Rules

Yea3.png McClintock voted for House Amendment 450 - Requires Congressional Approval for Any Rules Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. The amendment was adopted by the House on August 2, 2013, with a vote of 227-185. The amendment requires that all changes to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act be approved by Congress before taking effect. The vote was largely along party lines.[28]

Social issues

Abortion

Yea3.png McClintock voted for HR 1797 - Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. The resolution passed the House on June 18, 2013, with a vote of 228 - 196 that largely followed party lines. The purpose of the bill is to ban abortions that would take place 20 or more weeks after fertilization.[29]

Government affairs

HR 676

See also: Boehner's lawsuit against the Obama administration

Yea3.png On July 30, 2014, the U.S. House approved a resolution 225 to 201 to sue President Barack Obama for exceeding his constitutional authority. Five Republicans--Thomas Massie of Kentucky, Paul Broun of Georgia, Scott Garrett of New Jersey, Walter Jones of North Carolina and Steve Stockman of Texas-- voted with Democrats against the lawsuit.[30] McClintock joined the other 224 Republicans in favor of the lawsuit. All Democrats voted against the resolution.[31][32]

Previous congressional sessions

Fiscal Cliff

Nay3.png McClintock voted against the fiscal cliff compromise bill, which made permanent most of the Bush tax cuts originally passed in 2001 and 2003 while also raising tax rates on the highest income levels. He was 1 of 151 Republicans that voted against the bill. The bill was passed in the House by a 257 - 167 vote on January 1, 2013.[33]

Issues

On The Issues Vote Match

Tom McClintock's Vote Match results from On The Issues.
See also: On The Issues Vote Match

On The Issues conducts a VoteMatch analysis of elected officials based on 20 issue areas. Rather than relying on incumbents to complete the quiz themselves, the VoteMatch analysis is conducted using voting records, statements to the media, debate transcripts or citations from books authored by or about the candidate. Based on the results of the quiz, McClintock is a Hard-Core Conservative. McClintock received a score of 20 percent on social issues and 78 percent on economic issues.[34]

On The Issues organization logo.

The table below contains the results of analysis compiled by staff at On The Issues.

On The Issues Vote Quiz[35]
Economic Issues Social Issues
Issue Stance Issue Stance
Legally require hiring women & minorities Neutral Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right Strongly Opposes
Expand ObamaCare Strongly Opposes Comfortable with same-sex marriage Strongly Opposes
Vouchers for school choice Strongly Favors Keep God in the public sphere Strongly Favors
Absolute right to gun ownership Strongly Favors Human needs over animal rights Favors
Higher taxes on the wealthy Strongly Opposes Stricter punishment reduces crime Strongly Favors
Support & expand free trade Strongly Opposes Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens Strongly Opposes
Stricter limits on political campaign funds Favors Maintain US sovereignty from UN Strongly Favors
Prioritize green energy Strongly Opposes Expand the military Strongly Favors
Stimulus better than market-led recovery Opposes Stay out of Iran Opposes
Privatize Social Security Unknown Never legalize marijuana Opposes
Note: Information last updated: 2014.[34]

Conservative Fight Club

According to the conservative website RedState, McClintock was one of 16 U.S. House members in the "Conservative Fight Club," a designation meant to describe the "gold standard for conservatives in the House," as outlined by RedState. They were the 16 Republicans who voted against the continuing appropriations resolution to avoid the impending government shutdown in March 2013. This type of resolution is used to fund government agencies when a formal federal budget has not been approved.[36]

Campaign themes

2014

McClintock's campaign website lists the following issues:[37]

  • Economy: "The good news about our economy is that it hasn’t been struck down by some mysterious act of God. Acts of Government plague our nation – and acts of Government are entirely within our power to change."
  • Immigration: "America is a nation of immigrants. With the singular exception of full-blooded Native Americans, we are all either immigrants ourselves or we are the sons and daughters of immigrants. America’s motto is “E Pluribus Unum” – from many, one. From many nations we have created one great nation – the American nation."
  • Budget: "The result is that today, our country is another year older and more than a trillion dollars deeper in debt. We have lost our Triple-A credit rating. We have watched our nation’s debt exceed our entire economy, putting us in the same league as the worst-run European governments."
  • Natural Resources: "Up until a generation ago, federal resources policy could be summed up in a single word: abundance. In 1905, we instituted the National Forest Service under the guidance of Gifford Pinchot, who summed up the agency’s mission with this simple maxim: “The greatest good for the greatest number in the long run.”"

[38]

—Tom McClintock's campaign website, http://www.tommcclintock.com/issues

Elections

2014

See also: California's 4th Congressional District elections, 2014

McClintock is running for re-election to the U.S. House in 2014. He advanced past the blanket primary on June 3, 2014.[39]

U.S. House, California District 4 Primary, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTom McClintock Incumbent 56.2% 80,999
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngArt Moore 22.8% 32,855
     Independent Jeffrey Gerlach 21% 30,300
Total Votes 144,154
Source: California Secretary of State

2012

See also: California's 4th Congressional District elections, 2012

McClintock won re-election in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing California's 4th District as a Republican.[1] He and Jack Uppal (D) advanced past the blanket primary on June 5, 2012. McClintock then defeated Uppal in the general election on November 6, 2012.[40][41]

U.S. House, California District 4 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTom McClintock Incumbent 61.1% 197,803
     Democratic Jack Uppal 38.9% 125,885
Total Votes 323,688
Source: California Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

Full history


Campaign donors

Fundraising events

The below chart from Find The Best tracks the fundraising events McClintock attends.


Source: This graphic was generated by Find The Best.


Comprehensive donor history

Comprehensive donor information for McClintock is available dating back to 2008. Based on available campaign finance records, McClintock raised a total of $6,735,219 during that time period. This information was last updated on March 22, 2013.[44]

Tom McClintock's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 US House (California, District 4) Won $1,191,742
2010 US House (California, District 4) Won $1,871,624
2008 US House (California, District 4) Won $3,671,853
Grand Total Raised $6,735,219


Source: This graphic was generated by Find The Best.

2014

Candidates for Congress are required to file reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are McClintock's reports.[45]

Tom McClintock (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[46]April 15, 2013$373,608.70$145,884.23$(118,418.37)$401,074.56
July Quarterly[47]July 15, 2013$401,074.56$135,568.99$(151,925.79)$384,717.76
October Quarterly[48]October 15, 2013$384,717.76$134,179.13$(152,995.99)$365,900.90
Year-End[49]January 31, 2014$365,900$151,704$(150,416)$367,188
April Quarterly[50]April 15, 2014$367,588$221,955$(84,330)$505,212
Pre-Primary[51]May 22, 2014$505,212$178,898$(224,792)$459,417
July Quarterly[52]July 15, 2014$459,417$63,978$(97,827)$425,568
Running totals
$1,032,167.35$(980,705.15)

2012

McClintock won re-election to the U.S. House in 2012. During that election cycle, McClintock's campaign committee raised a total of $1,191,742 and spent $1,125,498.[53] This is less than the average $1.5 million spent by House winners in 2012.[54]

Cost per vote

McClintock spent $5.69 per vote received in 2012.


2010

McClintock won re-election to the U.S. House in 2010. During that election cycle, McClintock's campaign committee raised a total of $1,871,624 and spent $1,703,385.[55]

His top five contributors between 2009-2010 were:


Personal Gain Index

Congressional Personal Gain Index graphic.png
See also: Personal Gain Index (U.S. Congress)

The Personal Gain Index (U.S. Congress) is a four-part measurement that illustrates the extent to which members of the U.S. Congress have prospered during their tenure as public servants.
It consists of four different metrics:

PGI: Change in net worth

See also: Changes in Net Worth of U.S. Senators and Representatives (Personal Gain Index) and Net worth of United States Senators and Representatives
Net Worth Metric graphic.png

Based on congressional financial disclosure forms and calculations made available by OpenSecrets.org, McClintock's net worth as of 2012 was estimated between $-96,995 and $35,999. That averages to $-30,498, which is lower than the average net worth of Republican representatives in 2012 of $7,614,097.96. McClintock ranked as the 424th most wealthy representative in 2012.[56] Between 2007 and 2012, McClintock's calculated net worth[57] decreased by an average of 23 percent per year. Between 2004 and 2012, the average annual percentage increase for a member of Congress was 15.4 percent.[58]

Tom McClintock Yearly Net Worth
YearAverage Net Worth
2007$220,404
2012$-30,498
Growth from 2007 to 2012:-114%
Average annual growth:-23%[59]
Comparatively, the American citizen experienced a median yearly decline in net worth of -0.94%.[60]
The data used to calculate changes in net worth may include changes resulting from assets gained through marriage, inheritance, changes in family estates and/or trusts, changes in family business ownership and many other variables unrelated to a member's behavior in Congress.

Analysis

Ideology and leadership

See also: GovTrack's Political Spectrum & Legislative Leadership ranking

Based on an analysis of bill sponsorship by GovTrack, McClintock is a "far-right Republican" as of July 2014. This was the same rating McClintock received in June 2013.[61]

Like-minded colleagues

The website OpenCongress tracks the voting records of each member to determine with whom he or she votes most and least often. The results include a member from each party.[62]

McClintock most often votes with:

McClintock least often votes with:


Source: This graphic was generated by Find The Best.

Lifetime voting record

See also: Lifetime voting records of United States Senators and Representatives

According to the website GovTrack, McClintock missed 21 of 4,333 roll call votes from January 2009 to July 2014. This amounts to 0.5 percent, which is better than the median of 2.5 percent among current congressional representatives as of July 2014.[63]

Congressional staff salaries

See also: Staff salaries of United States Senators and Representatives

The website Legistorm compiles staff salary information for members of Congress. McClintock paid his congressional staff a total of $1,028,063 in 2011. He ranked 211th on the list of the lowest paid Republican representative staff salaries and ranked 133rd overall of the highest paid representative staff salaries in 2011. Overall, California ranked 5th in average salary for representative staff. The average U.S. House of Representatives congressional staff was paid $954,912.20 in fiscal year 2011.[64]

Staff bonuses

According to an analysis by CNN, McClintock was one of nearly 25 percent of House members who gave their staff bonuses in 2012. McClintock's staff was given an apparent $500.00 in bonus money.[65]

National Journal vote ratings

See also: National Journal vote ratings

Each year National Journal publishes an analysis of how liberally or conservatively each member of Congress voted in the previous year. Click the link above for the full ratings of all members of Congress.

2013

McClintock ranked 104th in the conservative rankings in 2013.[66]

2012

McClintock ranked 206th in the conservative rankings in 2012.[67]

2011

McClintock ranked 192nd in the conservative rankings in 2011.[68]

Voting with party

The website OpenCongress tracks how often members of Congress vote with the majority of the chamber caucus.

2014

McClintock voted with the Republican Party 89.3 percent of the time, which ranked 214th among the 234 House Republican members as of July 2014.[69]

2013

McClintock voted with the Republican Party 90.5 percent of the time, which ranked 220th among the 233 House Republican members as of June 2013.[70]

Personal

McClintock and his wife, Lori, have two children.

Recent news

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See also

External links

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References

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  35. The questions in the quiz are broken down into two sections -- social and economic. In social questions, liberals and libertarians agree in choosing the less-government answers, while conservatives and populists agree in choosing the more-restrictive answers. For the economic questions, conservatives and libertarians agree in choosing the less-government answers, while liberals and populists agree in choosing the more-restrictive answers.
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  38. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
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  57. This figure represents the total percentage growth from either 2004 (if the member entered office in 2004 or earlier) or their first year in office (as noted in the chart below).
  58. This number was found by dividing each member's total net worth growth percentage by the number of years included in the calculation.
  59. This figure represents the total percentage growth divided by the number of years for which there are net worth figures for each member.
  60. This figure was calculated using median asset data from the Census Bureau. Please see the Congressional Net Worth data for Ballotpedia spreadsheet for more information on this calculation.
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Political offices
Preceded by
John Doolittle
U.S. House - California District 4
2009-Present
Succeeded by
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