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}}{{tnr}}'''Brian Bilbray''' (b. January 28, 1951) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[U.S. House]] representing [[California's 50th congressional district]]. Bilbray was first elected to the House in 2006.  
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{{tnr}}'''Brian Bilbray''' (b. January 28, 1951) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[U.S. House]] representing [[California's 50th congressional district]]. Bilbray was first elected to the House in 2006.  
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Bilbray is running for 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 52nd congressional district elections, 2012|52nd District]] as a [[Republican]].  He was displaced from his current district, [[California's 50th congressional district elections, 2012|the 50th]] by redistricting.<ref>[http://www.utsandiego.com/news/2012/jan/20/national-democrats-say-theyll-target-bilbray/ ''UT San Diego'' "Democrats say they'll target Bilbray," Accessed March 10, 2012]</ref> There are [[California's 52nd congressional district elections, 2012|five other candidates]] running in the June 5, 2012 [[California Proposition 14, Top Two Primaries Act (June 2010)|open primary]] election.
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Based on an analysis of bill sponsorship by ''GovTrack'', Bilbray is a "[[GovTrack's Political Spectrum & Legislative Leadership ranking|rank-and-file Republican]]".<ref>[http://www.govtrack.us/congress/members/brian_bilbray/400570 ''Gov Track'' "Brian Bilbray" Accessed April 22, 2012]</ref>
  
Bilbray is running for 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 52nd congressional district elections, 2012|52nd District]] as a Republican.  He was displaced from his current district, [[California's 50th congressional district elections, 2012|the 50th]] by redistricting.<ref>[http://www.utsandiego.com/news/2012/jan/20/national-democrats-say-theyll-target-bilbray/ ''UT San Diego'' "Democrats say they'll target Bilbray," Accessed March 10, 2012]</ref> There are [[California's 52nd congressional district elections, 2012|five other candidates]] running in the June 5, 2012 [[California Proposition 14, Top Two Primaries Act (June 2010)|open primary]] election.
 
 
==Career==
 
==Career==
 
Below is an abbreviated outline of Bilbray's academic, professional and political career:<ref>[http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=b000461 ''Biographical Director of the United States Congress'' "Brian P. Bilbray," Accessed November 16, 2011]</ref>
 
Below is an abbreviated outline of Bilbray's academic, professional and political career:<ref>[http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=b000461 ''Biographical Director of the United States Congress'' "Brian P. Bilbray," Accessed November 16, 2011]</ref>
  
*1978-1985: Mayor, Imperial Beach, CA
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*2006-Present: [[U.S. House of Representatives]], [[California's 50th congressional district]]
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*1995-2001: [[U.S. House of Representatives]], [[California's 50th congressional district]]
 
*1985-1995: San Diego County Board of Supervisors
 
*1985-1995: San Diego County Board of Supervisors
*1995-2001: U.S Representative from California
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*1978-1985: Mayor, Imperial Beach, [[California]]
*2006-Present: U.S Representative from California
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==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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**Subcommittee on Energy and Power
 
**Subcommittee on Energy and Power
 
**Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
 
**Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
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==Issues==
 
==Issues==
 
===Political positions===
 
===Political positions===
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:: ''See also: [[California's 52nd congressional district elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[California's 52nd congressional district elections, 2012]]''
  
Bilbray is running for 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 52nd congressional district elections, 2012|52nd District]] as a Republican.  He was displaced from his current district, [[California's 50th congressional district elections, 2012|the 50th]] by redistricting.  He is running against [[Scott Peters]] (D), [[Lori Saldana]] (D), [[Shirley Decourt-Park]] (D), [[Gene Hamilton Carswell]] (R), [[Wayne Iverson]] (R), [[John Stahl]] (R), [[John Subka]] (R), [[Jack Doyle]] (Ind), and [[Ehab Shehata]] (Ind) in the June 5, 2012, open primary.<ref>[http://www.sos.ca.gov/elections/2012-elections/june-primary/pdf/june-2012-candidates-list.pdf California Secretary of State, Official candidate list]</ref>
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Bilbray is running for 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 52nd congressional district elections, 2012|52nd District]] as a [[Republican]].  He was displaced from his current district, [[California's 50th congressional district elections, 2012|the 50th]] by redistricting.  He is running against [[Scott Peters]] ([[Democratic|D]]), [[Lori Saldana]] ([[Democratic|D]]), [[Shirley Decourt-Park]] ([[Democratic|D]]), [[Gene Hamilton Carswell]] ([[Republican|R]]), [[Wayne Iverson]] ([[Republican|R]]), [[John Stahl]] ([[Republican|R]]), [[John Subka]] ([[Republican|R]]), [[Jack Doyle]] ([[Independent]]), and [[Ehab Shehata]] ([[Independent]]) in the June 5, 2012, open primary.<ref>[http://www.sos.ca.gov/elections/2012-elections/june-primary/pdf/june-2012-candidates-list.pdf California Secretary of State, Official candidate list]</ref>
  
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
On November 2, 2010, Bilbray won re-election to the [[United States House]].  He defeated Francine Busby, Lars Grossmith, and Miriam Clark in the general election.<ref>[http://clerk.house.gov/member_info/electionInfo/2010election.pdf ''U.S. Congress House Clerk'' "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010"]</ref>
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On November 2, 2010, Bilbray won re-election to the [[United States House]].  He defeated Francine Busby ([[Democratic|D]]), Lars Grossmith ([[Libertarian]]), and Miriam Clark (Peace and Freedom) in the general election.<ref>[http://clerk.house.gov/member_info/electionInfo/2010election.pdf ''U.S. Congress House Clerk'' "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010"]</ref>
  
 
{{Election box 2010
 
{{Election box 2010
 
|party= General
 
|party= General
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|Chamber= U.S. House, California District 50 General Election
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|party1= Republican
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|party2= Democratic
|party3=Libertarian
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|party4= Peace and Freedom
 
|winner1 = Brian Bilbray
 
|winner1 = Brian Bilbray
 
|candidate2 = Francine Busby
 
|candidate2 = Francine Busby
 
|candidate3 = Lars Grossmith
 
|candidate3 = Lars Grossmith
 
|candidate4 = Miriam Clark
 
|candidate4 = Miriam Clark
|votes1=142247
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|votes1= 142247
|votes2=97818
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|votes2= 97818
|votes3=5546
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|votes3= 5546
|votes4=5470
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|votes4= 5470
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|Inc1= Y
 
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
Bilbray won re-election to the U.S. House in 2010. During that election cycle, Bilbray's campaign committee raised a total of $1,207,757 and spent $1,104,328.<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/summary.php?cycle=2010&type=I&cid=N00006981&newMem=N ''Open Secrets'' "Brian Bilbray 2010 Election Cycle," Accessed November 16, 2011]</ref>
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Bilbray won re-election to the [[U.S. House]] in 2010. During that election cycle, Bilbray's campaign committee raised a total of $1,207,757 and spent $1,104,328.<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/summary.php?cycle=2010&type=I&cid=N00006981&newMem=N ''Open Secrets'' "Brian Bilbray 2010 Election Cycle," Accessed November 16, 2011]</ref>
  
 
His top 5 contributors between 2009-2010 were:
 
His top 5 contributors between 2009-2010 were:
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|inddonor5 = $38,850
 
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==Recent news==
 
==Recent news==
 
This section displays the most recent stories in a Google news search for the term '''Brian + Bilbray + California + House'''
 
This section displays the most recent stories in a Google news search for the term '''Brian + Bilbray + California + House'''
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<rss>http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&gl=us&q=Brian+Bilbray+California+House&um=1&ie=UTF-8&output=rss|template=slpfeed|max=10|title=Brian Bilbray News Feed</rss>
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==Personal==
 
==Personal==
 
Bilbray and his wife, Karen, have five children.
 
Bilbray and his wife, Karen, have five children.
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==External links==
 
==External links==
 
*[http://Bilbray.house.gov/ Official House website]
 
*[http://Bilbray.house.gov/ Official House website]
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Revision as of 01:34, 22 April 2012

Brian Bilbray
Brian Bilbray.jpg
U.S. House, California, District 50
Incumbent
In office
1995-2001, 2006-Present
Term ends
January 3, 2013
Years in position (current service)9
Years in position (previous service)6
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$174,000/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First electedJune 6, 2006
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Supervisor, San Diego County
1984-1994
Mayor, City of Imperial Beach
1978-1984
Personal
Date of birthJanuary 28, 1951
Place of birthCoronado, California
ProfessionBusiness Owner
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
Brian Bilbray (b. January 28, 1951) is a Republican member of the U.S. House representing California's 50th congressional district. Bilbray was first elected to the House in 2006.

Bilbray is running for re-election in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing California's 52nd District as a Republican. He was displaced from his current district, the 50th by redistricting.[1] There are five other candidates running in the June 5, 2012 open primary election.

Based on an analysis of bill sponsorship by GovTrack, Bilbray is a "rank-and-file Republican".[2]

Career

Below is an abbreviated outline of Bilbray's academic, professional and political career:[3]

Committee assignments

U.S. House

2011-2012

Bilbray currently serves on the following committees:[4]

  • Energy and Commerce Committee
    • Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
    • Subcommittee on Energy and Power
    • Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations

Issues

Political positions

Percentage voting with party

November 2011

Brian Bilbray voted with the Republican Party 90.2% of the time, which ranked 185 among the 242 House Republican members as of 2011.[5]

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Brian Bilbray endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [6]

Elections

2012

See also: California's 52nd congressional district elections, 2012

Bilbray is running for re-election in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing California's 52nd District as a Republican. He was displaced from his current district, the 50th by redistricting. He is running against Scott Peters (D), Lori Saldana (D), Shirley Decourt-Park (D), Gene Hamilton Carswell (R), Wayne Iverson (R), John Stahl (R), John Subka (R), Jack Doyle (Independent), and Ehab Shehata (Independent) in the June 5, 2012, open primary.[7]

2010

On November 2, 2010, Bilbray won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Francine Busby (D), Lars Grossmith (Libertarian), and Miriam Clark (Peace and Freedom) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, California District 50 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBrian Bilbray Incumbent 56.7% 142,247
     Democratic Francine Busby 39% 97,818
     Libertarian Lars Grossmith 2.2% 5,546
     Peace and Freedom Miriam Clark 2.2% 5,470
Total Votes 251,081

Campaign donors

2010

Bilbray won re-election to the U.S. House in 2010. During that election cycle, Bilbray's campaign committee raised a total of $1,207,757 and spent $1,104,328.[9]

His top 5 contributors between 2009-2010 were:

Recent news

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All stories may not be relevant to this official due to the nature of the search engine.

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Personal

Bilbray and his wife, Karen, have five children.

External links


References

Political offices
Preceded by
Duke Cunningham
U.S. House of Representatives - California, District 50
2006-Present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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U.S. House of Representatives - California, District 50
1995-2001
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Supervisor, San Diego County
1984-1994
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Mayor, City of Imperial Beach
1978-1984
Succeeded by
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