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Rohrabacher won re-election to the [[U.S. House]] in 2012. During that election cycle, Rohrabacher's campaign committee raised a total of $493,391 and spent $582,122.<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/summary.php?cid=N00007151&cycle=2012 ''Open Secrets'', "Dana Rohrabacher 2012 Election Cycle," accessed February 20, 2013]</ref> This is less than the average $1.5 million spent by House winners in 2012.<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/news/2013/06/2012-overview.html ''Open Secrets'', "Election 2012: The Big Picture Shows Record Cost of Winning a Seat in Congress," accessed June 19, 2013]</ref>
 
Rohrabacher won re-election to the [[U.S. House]] in 2012. During that election cycle, Rohrabacher's campaign committee raised a total of $493,391 and spent $582,122.<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/summary.php?cid=N00007151&cycle=2012 ''Open Secrets'', "Dana Rohrabacher 2012 Election Cycle," accessed February 20, 2013]</ref> This is less than the average $1.5 million spent by House winners in 2012.<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/news/2013/06/2012-overview.html ''Open Secrets'', "Election 2012: The Big Picture Shows Record Cost of Winning a Seat in Congress," accessed June 19, 2013]</ref>
  
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Rohrabacher won re-election to the U.S. House in 2010. During that election cycle, Rohrabacher's campaign committee raised a total of $404,285 and spent $382,319.<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/summary.php?cycle=2010&type=I&cid=N00007151&newMem=N ''Open Secrets'', "Dana Rohrabacher 2010 Election Cycle," accessed November 14, 2011]</ref>
 
Rohrabacher won re-election to the U.S. House in 2010. During that election cycle, Rohrabacher's campaign committee raised a total of $404,285 and spent $382,319.<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/summary.php?cycle=2010&type=I&cid=N00007151&newMem=N ''Open Secrets'', "Dana Rohrabacher 2010 Election Cycle," accessed November 14, 2011]</ref>
  
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==Personal Gain Index==

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Dana Rohrabacher
Dana Rohrabacher.jpg
U.S. House, California, District 48
Incumbent
In office
January 3, 1989-Present
Term ends
January 3, 2015
Years in position 25
PartyRepublican
PredecessorLoretta Sanchez (D)
Compensation
Base salary$174,000/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
Cost per vote$3.29 in 2012
First electedNovember 8, 1988
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Campaign $$3,355,996
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sLong Beach State College, 1969
Master'sUniversity of Southern California, 1976
Personal
BirthdayJune 21, 1947
Place of birthCoronado, California
Net worth$150,500
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
Dana Rohrabacher (b. June 21, 1947, in Coronado, CA) is a Republican member of the U.S. House representing California's 48th Congressional District. Rohrabacher was first elected to the House in 1988.

Rohrabacher most recently won re-election[1] in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing California's 48th District. He defeated Ron Varasteh (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012. He was displaced from district 46 by redistricting.[2]

Rohrabacher is running for re-election to the U.S. House in 2014. He and Sue Savary (D) advanced past the blanket primary on June 3, 2014, and will face off in the general election.

Based on analysis of multiple outside rankings, Rohrabacher is an average Republican member of Congress, meaning he will vote with the Republican Party on the majority of bills.

Career

Below is an abbreviated outline of Rohrabacher's academic, professional and political career:[3][4]

  • 1969: Graduated from California State University, Long Beach with B.A.
  • 1976: Graduated from University of Southern California, with M.A.
  • 1981-1988: Speechwriter and special assistant to President Ronald Reagan
  • 1989-Present: U.S. Representative from California

Committee assignments

U.S. House

2013-2014

Rohrabacher serves on the following committees:[5][6]

2011-2012

Rohrabacher served on the following committees:[7]

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.[8] For more information pertaining to Rohrabacher's voting record in the 113th Congress, please see the below sections.[9]

National security

NDAA

Nay3.png Rohrabacher 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.[10]

DHS Appropriations

Yea3.png Rohrabacher 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.[11]

CISPA (2013)

Nay3.png Rohrabacher 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.[12]

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.[13] 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.[14][15] However, cuts to the food stamp program cut an average of $90 per month for 1.7 million people in 15 states.[15] Rohrabacher 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.[16][17] The House voted 359-67 for the 1,582 page bill, with 64 Republicans and three Democrats voting against the bill.[17] The omnibus package included 12 annual spending bills to fund federal operations.[18] 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. Rohrabacher joined with the 63 other Republicans and 3 Democrats who voted against the bill.[16][17]

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.[19] 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.[20] Rohrabacher voted for the stopgap spending bill that would have delayed the individual mandate.[21]

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.[22] 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. Rohrabacher voted against HR 2775.[23]

Federal Pay Adjustment Act

Yea3.png Rohrabacher 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.[24]

Immigration

Morton Memos Prohibition

Yea3.png Rohrabacher 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.[25] The vote largely followed party lines.[26]

Healthcare

Healthcare Reform Rules

Yea3.png Rohrabacher 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.[27]

Social issues

Abortion

Yea3.png Rohrabacher 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.[28]

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.[29] Rohrabacher joined the other 224 Republicans in favor of the lawsuit. All Democrats voted against the resolution.[30][31]

Previous congressional sessions

Fiscal Cliff

Nay3.png Rohrabacher 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.[32]

Issues

On The Issues Vote Match

Dana Rohrabacher'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, Rohrabacher is a Libertarian-Leaning Conservative. Rohrabacher received a score of 27 percent on social issues and 90 percent on economic issues.[33]

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[34]
Economic Issues Social Issues
Issue Stance Issue Stance
Legally require hiring women & minorities Strongly Opposes Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right Opposes
Expand ObamaCare Strongly Opposes Comfortable with same-sex marriage Strongly Opposes
Vouchers for school choice Strongly Favors Keep God in the public sphere 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 Opposes Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens Strongly Opposes
Stricter limits on political campaign funds Neutral 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 Strongly Favors Never legalize marijuana Opposes
Note: Information last updated: 2014.[33]

Presidential preference

2012

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

Dana Rohrabacher endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [35]

Conservative Fight Club

According to the conservative website RedState, Rohrabacher 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]

Elections

2014

See also: California's 48th Congressional District elections, 2014

Rohrabacher is running for re-election to the U.S. House in 2014. He and Sue Savary (D) advanced past the blanket primary on June 3, 2014, defeating Wendy Leece (R), Robert John Banuelos (D) and David Burns (D). They will face off in the general election on November 4, 2014.[37]

U.S. House, California District 48 Primary, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDana Rohrabacher Incumbent 56.1% 52,431
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSue Savary 19.5% 18,242
     Republican Wendy Leece 11.9% 11,082
     Democratic David Burns 6.6% 6,142
     Democratic Robert Banuelos 6% 5,591
Total Votes 93,488
Source: California Secretary of State

2012

See also: California's 48th Congressional District elections, 2012

Rohrabacher won re-election in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing California's 48th District.[1] He was displaced from district 46 by redistricting. He and Ron Varasteh (D) advanced past the blanket primary on June 5, 2012, defeating Alan Schlar (Ind). Rohrabacher went on to defeat Varasteh in the general election on November 6, 2012.[38][39]

U.S. House, California District 48 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDana Rohrabacher Incumbent 61% 177,144
     Democratic Ron Varasteh 39% 113,358
Total Votes 290,502
Source: California Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"
U.S. House, California District 48 Open Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngDana Rohrabacher (R) Incumbent 66.3% 73,302
Green check mark transparent.pngRon Varasteh (D) 28.9% 31,912
Alan Schlar (NPP) 4.8% 5,355
Total Votes 110,569

Full history


Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Rohrabacher is available dating back to 2000. Based on available campaign finance records, Rohrabacher raised a total of $3,355,996 during that time period. This information was last updated on March 22, 2013.[52]

Dana Rohrabacher's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 US House (California, District 48) Won $493,391
2010 US House (California, District 46) Won $404,285
2008 US House (California, District 46) Won $746,799
2006 US House (California, District 46) Won $294,370
2004 US House (California, District 46) Won $748,974
2002 US House (California, District 46) Won $393,483
2000 US House (California, District 45) Won $274,694
Grand Total Raised $3,355,996

2014

Candidates for Congress are required to file reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Rohrabacher's reports.[53]

Dana Rohrabacher (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[54]April 15, 2013$190,658.68$45,328.30$(52,931.48)$183,055.50
July Quarterly[55]July 15, 2013$183,055.50$113,733.00$(57,532.99)$239,255.51
October Quarterly[56]October 15, 2013$241,255.51$103,575.00$(88,067.32)$256,763.19
Year-End[57]January 31, 2014$256,763$149,119$(92,371)$314,635
April Quarterly[58]April 15, 2014$314,635$43,340$(100,172)$257,803
Pre-Primary[59]May 22, 2014$257,803$13,198$(54,987)$216,014
July Quarterly[60]July 15, 2014$216,014$178,135$(75,288)$318,861
October Quarterly[61]October 15, 2014$318,861$57,713$(149,473)$227,100
Running totals
$704,141.3$(670,822.79)

2012

Rohrabacher won re-election to the U.S. House in 2012. During that election cycle, Rohrabacher's campaign committee raised a total of $493,391 and spent $582,122.[62] This is less than the average $1.5 million spent by House winners in 2012.[63]

Cost per vote

Rohrabacher spent $3.29 per vote received in 2012.


2010

Rohrabacher won re-election to the U.S. House in 2010. During that election cycle, Rohrabacher's campaign committee raised a total of $404,285 and spent $382,319.[64]

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, Rohrabacher's net worth as of 2012 was estimated between $-448,997 and $749,998. That averages to $150,500, which is lower than the average net worth of Republican representatives in 2012 of $7,614,097.96. Rohrabacher ranked as the 364th most wealthy representative in 2012.[65] Between 2004 and 2012, Rohrabacher's calculated net worth[66] increased by an average of 24 percent per year. Between 2004 and 2012, the average annual percentage increase for a member of Congress was 15.4 percent.[67]

Dana Rohrabacher Yearly Net Worth
YearAverage Net Worth
2004$51,318
2012$150,500
Growth from 2004 to 2012:193%
Average annual growth:24%[68]
Comparatively, the American citizen experienced a median yearly decline in net worth of -0.94%.[69]
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, Rohrabacher is a "rank-and-file Republican" as of July 2014. This was the same rating Rohrabacher received in June 2013.[70]

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.[71]

Rohrabacher most often votes with:

Rohrabacher least often votes with:

Lifetime voting record

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

According to the website GovTrack, Rohrabacher missed 524 of 16,339 roll call votes from January 1989 to July 2014. This amounts to 3.2 percent, which is worse than the median of 2.5 percent among current congressional representatives as of July 2014.[72]

Congressional staff salaries

See also: Staff salaries of United States Senators and Representatives

The website Legistorm compiles staff salary information for members of Congress. Rohrabacher paid his congressional staff a total of $1,169,212 in 2011. He ranked 4th on the list of the highest paid Republican representative staff salaries and ranked 24th 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.[73]

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

Rohrabacher ranked 134th in the conservative rankings in 2013.[74]

2012

Rohrabacher ranked 120th in the conservative rankings in 2012.[75]

2011

Rohrabacher ranked 205th in the conservative rankings in 2011.[76]

Voting with party

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

2014

Rohrabacher voted with the Republican Party 89 percent of the time, which ranked 215th among the 234 House Republican members as of July 2014.[77]

2013

Rohrabacher voted with the Republican Party 95.2 percent of the time, which ranked 171st among the 233 House Republican members as of June 2013.[78]

Personal

Rohrabacher and his wife, Rhonda, have three children.

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See also

External links


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Political offices
Preceded by
Loretta Sanchez
U.S. House - California
1989-Present
Succeeded by
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