Elton Gallegly

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Elton Gallegly
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U.S. House, California, District 24
In office
Term ends
January 3, 2013
Years in position 28
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
Bachelor'sUniversity of California, Los Angeles (did not graduate)
Date of birthMarch 7, 1944
Place of birthHuntington Park, California
ProfessionReal Estate Broker, Politician
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.


Below is an abbreviated outline of Gallegly's academic, professional and political career:[1]

  • 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


Gallegly serves on the following committees:[2]

  • 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


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.[3]



Gallegly has announced that he will not seek re-election in 2012 and will instead retire.[4]


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


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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Gallegly and his wife, Janice, have four children.

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