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}}{{tnr}}'''Elton Gallegly''' (b. March 7, 1944) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[U.S. House]] representing [[California's 24th congressional district]].  Gallegly was first elected to the House in 1986.  
 
}}{{tnr}}'''Elton Gallegly''' (b. March 7, 1944) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[U.S. House]] representing [[California's 24th congressional district]].  Gallegly was first elected to the House in 1986.  
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Gallegly has announced that he will not seek re-election in 2012 and will instead retire.<ref>[http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/congress/california-congressman-elton-gallegly-says-he-will-not-seek-reelection/2012/01/07/gIQAxNeHhP_story.html "GOP congressman who complained of Calif. redistricting process won’t seek re-election", ''washingtonpost.com'', January 7, 2012]</ref> Prior to this decision, Gallegly had considered running in [[United States House of Representatives elections in California, 2012|California's]] [[California's 25th congressional district elections, 2012|25th District]] due to redistricting. District 25 incumbent [[Howard McKeon|Rep. Howard McKeon]] is running as a Republican and [[Lee Rogers]] and [[Laura Molina]] as Democrats 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 Gallegly's academic, professional and political career:<ref>[http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=g000021 ''Biographical Director of the United States Congress'' "Elton W. Gallegly," Accessed November 6, 2011]</ref>
 
Below is an abbreviated outline of Gallegly's academic, professional and political career:<ref>[http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=g000021 ''Biographical Director of the United States Congress'' "Elton W. Gallegly," Accessed November 6, 2011]</ref>
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==Elections==
 
==Elections==
 
===2012===
 
===2012===
Gallegly has announced that he will not seek re-election in 2012 and will instead retire.<ref>[http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/congress/california-congressman-elton-gallegly-says-he-will-not-seek-reelection/2012/01/07/gIQAxNeHhP_story.html "GOP congressman who complained of Calif. redistricting process won’t seek re-election", ''washingtonpost.com'', January 7, 2012]</ref>
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Gallegly has announced that he will not seek re-election in 2012 and will instead retire. Prior to this decision, Gallegly had considered running in [[United States House of Representatives elections in California, 2012|California's]] [[California's 25th congressional district elections, 2012|25th District]] due to redistricting. District 25 incumbent [[Howard McKeon|Rep. Howard McKeon]] is running as a Republican and [[Lee Rogers]] and [[Laura Molina]] as Democrats in the June 5, 2012 [[California Proposition 14, Top Two Primaries Act (June 2010)| open primary]] election.
  
 
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Elton Gallegly
Elton Gallegly.jpg
U.S. House, California, District 24
Incumbent
In office
1987-Present
Term ends
January 3, 2013
Years in position 27
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$174,000/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First electedNovember 4, 1986
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Mayor, City of Simi Valley
1982-1986
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of California, Los Angeles (did not graduate)
Personal
BirthdayMarch 7, 1944
Place of birthHuntington Park, California
ProfessionReal Estate Broker, Politician
ReligionProtestant
Websites
Office website
Elton Gallegly (b. March 7, 1944) is a Republican member of the U.S. House representing California's 24th congressional district. Gallegly was first elected to the House in 1986.

Gallegly has announced that he will not seek re-election in 2012 and will instead retire.[1] Prior to this decision, Gallegly had considered running in California's 25th District due to redistricting. District 25 incumbent Rep. Howard McKeon is running as a Republican and Lee Rogers and Laura Molina as Democrats in the June 5, 2012 open primary election.

Career

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

  • 1980-1986: Mayor, Simi Valley, California
  • 1983: Chair, Ventura County, California, Association of Governments
  • 1987-Present: U.S Representative from California

Committee assignments

U.S. House

2011-2012

Gallegly serves on the following committees:[3]

  • Foreign Affairs Committee, Vice Chair
    • Subcommittee on Europe and Eurasia
    • Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere
  • Judiciary Committee
    • Subcommittee on Courts, Commercial and Administrative Law
    • Subcommittee on Immigration Policy and Enforcement, Chair

Issues

Political positions

Percentage voting with party

November 2011

Elton Gallegly voted with the Republican Party 94.8% of the time, which ranked 37 among the 242 House Republican members as of 2011.[4]

Elections

2012

See also: California's 25th congressional district elections, 2012

Gallegly has announced that he will not seek re-election in 2012 and will instead retire. Prior to this decision, Gallegly had considered running in California's 25th District due to redistricting. District 25 incumbent Rep. Howard McKeon is running as a Republican and Lee Rogers and Laura Molina as Democrats in the June 5, 2012 open primary election.

2010

On November 2, 2010, Gallegly won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Timothy J. Allison (D) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, California District 24 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngElton Gallegly Incumbent 59.9% 144,055
     Democratic Timothy J. Allison 40.1% 96,279
Total Votes 240,334

Campaign donors

2010

Gallegly won re-election to the U.S. House in 2010. During that election cycle, Gallegly's campaign committee raised a total of $783,257 and spent $811,194.[6]

His top 5 contributors between 2009-2010 were:

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Personal

Gallegly and his wife, Janice, have four children.

External links


References

Political offices
Preceded by
Brad Sherman
U.S. House - California, District 24
1987-Present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Mayor, City of Simi Valley
1982-1986
Succeeded by
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