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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

House Judiciary Committee

Gallegly serves on the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration, Citizenship, Refugees, Border Security, and International Law[5].

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.[6]

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.[7]

His top 5 contributors between 2009-2010 were:

Analysis

Congressional Staff Salaries

See also: Staff salaries of United States Senators and Representatives

The website Legistorm compiles staff salary information for members of Congress. Gallegly paid his congressional staff a total of $1,099,803 in 2011. He ranks 15th on the list of the highest paid Republican Representative Staff Salaries and he ranks 67th overall of the highest paid Representative Staff Salaries in 2011. Overall, California ranks 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.[8]

Net worth

See also: Net Worth of United States Senators and Representatives

Based on congressional financial disclosure forms and calculations made available by OpenSecrets.org - The Center for Responsive Politics, Gallegly's net worth as of 2010 was estimated between $262,021 and $3,004,997. That averages to $1,633,509, which is lower than the average net worth of Republican Representatives in 2010 of $7,561,133.[9]

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.[10]

Recent news

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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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