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Eshoo won re-election in the [[U.S. Congress elections, 2012|2012 election]] for the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]], representing [[United States House of Representatives elections in California, 2012|California's]] [[California's 18th congressional district elections, 2012|18th District]] as a [[Democrat]].<ref name="cnnr">[http://www.cnn.com/election/2012/results/state/CA/house ''CNN'' "California Districts Race - 2012 Election Center"]</ref> She was displaced from her former district by redistricting.<ref>[http://www.cadem.org/admin/miscdocs/files/OFFICIAL-CALIFORNIA-DEMOCRATIC-PARTY-Endorsement-Results1.pdf ''California Democratic Party'' "Official California Democratic Party Endorsements," Accessed March 3, 2012]</ref>
 
Eshoo won re-election in the [[U.S. Congress elections, 2012|2012 election]] for the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]], representing [[United States House of Representatives elections in California, 2012|California's]] [[California's 18th congressional district elections, 2012|18th District]] as a [[Democrat]].<ref name="cnnr">[http://www.cnn.com/election/2012/results/state/CA/house ''CNN'' "California Districts Race - 2012 Election Center"]</ref> She was displaced from her former district by redistricting.<ref>[http://www.cadem.org/admin/miscdocs/files/OFFICIAL-CALIFORNIA-DEMOCRATIC-PARTY-Endorsement-Results1.pdf ''California Democratic Party'' "Official California Democratic Party Endorsements," Accessed March 3, 2012]</ref>
  
Based on an analysis of bill sponsorship by ''GovTrack'', Eshoo is a "[[GovTrack's Political Spectrum & Legislative Leadership ranking|moderate Democratic leader]]".<ref>[http://www.govtrack.us/congress/members/anna_eshoo/400124 ''Gov Track'' "Anna Eshoo" Accessed April 14, 2012]</ref>
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==Biography==
 
==Biography==

Revision as of 11:51, 11 June 2013

Anna Eshoo
Anna Eshoo.jpg
U.S. House, California, District 18
Incumbent
In office
1993-Present
Term ends
January 3, 2015
Years in position 21
PartyDemocratic
PredecessorTom Campbell (R)
Compensation
Base salary$174,000/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 3, 1992
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Campaign $$8,180,047
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
San Mateo County Board of Supervisors
1982-1992
Education
Associate'sCanada College
Personal
BirthdayDecember 13, 1942
Place of birthNew Britain, Connecticut
ProfessionCommunications Executive, Political Assistant
Net worth$2,582,006
ReligionRoman Catholic
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
Anna Georges Eshoo (b. December 13, 1942) is a Democratic member of the U.S. House representing California's 18th congressional district. Eshoo was first elected to the House in 1992.

Eshoo won re-election in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing California's 18th District as a Democrat.[1] She was displaced from her former district by redistricting.[2]

Based on analysis of multiple outside rankings, Eshoo is an average Democratic member of Congress, meaning she will vote with the Democratic Party on the majority of bills.

Biography

Eshoo was born in New Britain, Connecticut. She earned her A.A. from Canada College in 1975.[3]

Career

Below is an abbreviated outline of Eshoo's academic, professional and political career:[4]

Committee assignments

U.S. House

2013-2014

Eshoo serves on the following committees:[5]

2011-2012

Eshoo served on the following committees:[6]

Issues

Specific votes

Fiscal Cliff

Voted "Yes" Eshoo voted for 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 one of 172 Democrats that voted in favor of the bill. The bill was passed in the House by a 257/167 vote on January 1, 2013.[7]

Elections

2012

See also: California's 18th congressional district elections, 2012

Eshoo won re-election in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing California's 18th District as a Democrat.[1] She was displaced from her former district, the 14th by redistricting. She and Dave Chapman (R) advanced past the June 5, 2012, blanket primary, defeating William Parks (D) and Carol Brouillet (G). They faced off in the November 6, 2012, general election.[8][9]

U.S. House, California District 18 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngAnna Eshoo Incumbent 70.5% 212,831
     Republican Dave Chapman 29.5% 89,103
Total Votes 301,934
Source: California Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"


U.S. House, California District 18 Open Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngAnna Eshoo (D) Incumbent 61.5% 86,851
Green check mark transparent.pngDave Chapman (R) 29.8% 42,174
William Parks (D) 4.6% 6,504
Carol Brouillet (G) 4.1% 5,777
Total Votes 141,306

Full history


Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Eshoo is available dating back to 2000. Based on available campaign finance records, Eshoo raised a total of $8,180,047 during that time period. This information was last updated on March 22, 2013.[20]

Anna Eshoo's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 US House (California, District 18) Won $1,489,802
2010 US House (California, District 14) Won $1,464,393
2008 US House (California, District 14) Won $1,579,249
2006 US House (California, District 14) Won $1,036,465
2004 US House (California, District 14) Won $955,915
2002 US House (California, District 14) Won $846,656
2000 US House (California, District 14) Won $807,567
Grand Total Raised $8,180,047

2012

Breakdown of the source of Eshoo's campaign funds before the 2012 election.

Eshoo won re-election to the U.S. House in 2012. During that election cycle, Eshoo's campaign committee raised a total of $1,489,802 and spent $1,629,523.[21]

2010

Breakdown of the source of Eshoo's campaign funds before the 2010 election.

Eshoo won re-election to the U.S. House in 2010. During that election cycle, Eshoo's campaign committee raised a total of $1,464,393 and spent $1,395,749.[22]

His top 5 contributors between 2009-2010 were:

U.S. House, California District 14, 2010 - Anna Eshoo Campaign Contributions
Total Raised $1,464,393
Total Spent $1,395,749
Total Raised by General Election Opponent $0
Total Spent by General Election Opponent $0
Top contributors to Anna Eshoo's campaign committee
Johnson & Johnson$22,250
McKesson Corp$20,000
US Oncology$20,000
Cisco Systems$19,700
Oracle Corp$19,600
Top 5 industries that contributed to campaign committee
Pharmaceuticals/Health Products$223,350
Computers/Internet$162,085
Health Professionals$127,650
Retired$90,550
Securities & Investment$88,400

Analysis

Ideology and leadership

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

Based on an analysis of bill sponsorship by GovTrack, Eshoo is a "moderate Democratic leader" as of June 2013.[23]

Lifetime voting record

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

According to the website GovTrack, Eshoo missed 425 of 13,520 roll call votes from January 1993 to March 2013. This amounts to 3.1%, which is worse than the median of 2.2% among current congressional representatives as of March 2013.[24]

Congressional staff salaries

See also: Staff salaries of United States Senators and Representatives

The website Legistorm compiles staff salary information for members of Congress. Eshoo paid her congressional staff a total of $1,203,290 in 2011. She ranked 180th on the list of the lowest paid Democratic Representative Staff Salaries and she ranked 13th 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.[25]

Net worth

See also: Net Worth of United States Senators and Representatives

2011

Based on congressional financial disclosure forms and calculations made available by OpenSecrets.org - The Center for Responsive Politics, Eshoo's net worth as of 2011 was estimated between $1,604,012 and $3,560,000. That averages to $2,582,006, which is lower than the average net worth of Democratic Representatives in 2011 of $5,107,874. Her average net worth increased by 40.21% from 2010.[26]

2010

Based on congressional financial disclosure forms and calculations made available by OpenSecrets.org - The Center for Responsive Politics, Eshoo's net worth as of 2010 was estimated between $1,116,011 and $2,567,000. That averages to $1,841,505.50, which is lower than the average net worth of Democratic Representatives in 2010 of $4,465,875.[27]

National Journal vote ratings

See also: National Journal vote ratings

2012

Each year National Journal publishes an analysis of how liberally or conservatively each member of congress voted in the previous year. Eshoo ranked 85th in the liberal rankings in 2012.[28]

2011

Each year National Journal publishes an analysis of how liberally or conservatively each member of congress voted in the previous year. Eshoo ranked 62nd in the liberal rankings.[29]

Voting with party

2013

Anna Eshoo voted with the Democratic Party 98.7% of the time, which ranked 2nd among the 201 House Democratic members as of June 2013.[30]

Personal

Eshoo is divorced and has two children.

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External links

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 CNN "California Districts Race - 2012 Election Center"
  2. California Democratic Party "Official California Democratic Party Endorsements," Accessed March 3, 2012
  3. Biographical Director of the United States Congress "Anna Georges Eshoo," Accessed April 14, 2012
  4. Biographical Director of the United States Congress "Anna Georges Eshoo," Accessed November 3, 2011
  5. CQ.com - Roll Call, "House Committee Rosters for the 113th Congress," accessed January 18, 2013
  6. Congresswoman Anna G. Eshoo, Serving California's 14th District "About Anna"
  7. U.S. House "Roll Call Vote on the Fiscal Cliff" Accessed January 4, 2013.
  8. California Secretary of State, Official candidate list
  9. Unofficial election results
  10. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010," accessed March 28, 2013
  11. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 4, 2008," accessed March 28, 2013
  12. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 7, 2006," accessed March 28, 2013
  13. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2004," accessed March 28, 2013
  14. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 5, 2002," accessed March 28, 2013
  15. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 7, 2000," accessed March 28, 2013
  16. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 3, 1998," accessed March 28, 2013
  17. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 5, 1996," accessed March 28, 2013
  18. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 8, 1994," accessed March 28, 2013
  19. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 3, 1992," accessed March 28, 2013
  20. Open Secrets "Career Fundraising for Anna Eshoo," Accessed March 22, 2013
  21. Open Secrets "Anna Eshoo 2012 Election Cycle," Accessed February 20, 2013
  22. Open Secrets "Anna Eshoo 2010 Election Cycle," Accessed November 3, 2011
  23. Gov Track "Anna Eshoo," Accessed June 7 2013
  24. GovTrack, "Anna Eshoo," Accessed April 2, 2013
  25. LegiStorm "Anna Eshoo"
  26. OpenSecrets.org, "Eshoo, (D-Cali), 2011"
  27. OpenSecrets.org, "Eshoo, (D-Cali), 2010"
  28. National Journal, "2012 Congressional Vote Ratings," February 21, 2013
  29. National Journal, "Searchable Vote Ratings Tables: House," February 23, 2012
  30. OpenCongress, "Voting With Party," accessed July 2014
Political offices
Preceded by
Tom Campbell
U.S. House of Representatives - California, District 18
1993-Present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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San Mateo County Board of Supervisors
1982-1992
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