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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.

Based on an analysis of bill sponsorship by GovTrack, Gallegly is a "moderate Republican leader".[2]

Career

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

  • 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:[4]

  • 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

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

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

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:

U.S. House, California District 24, 2010 - Elton Gallegly Campaign Contributions
Total Raised $783,257
Total Spent $811,194
Total Raised by General Election Opponent $178,734
Total Spent by General Election Opponent $167,586
Top contributors to Elton Gallegly's campaign committee
Amgen Inc$21,500
Northwest Excavating$14,200
Paul & Hanley$11,650
National Assn of Home Builders$10,000
Hydro Systems$9,600
Top 5 industries that contributed to campaign committee
Retired$47,189
Real Estate$44,802
Lawyers/Law Firms$32,999
Automotive$25,125
Pharmaceuticals/Health Products$23,500

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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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