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Joe Baca
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U.S. House, California District 43
In office
Term ends
January 3, 2013
Years in position 15
Speaker Pro Tempore, California State Assembly
Base salary$174,000/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First electedNovember 16, 1999
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
California State Senate
California State Assembly
Bachelor'sCalifornia State University-Los Angeles, 1971
BirthdayJanuary 23, 1947
Place of birthBelen, NM
Office website
Joe Baca (b. January 23, 1947) is a Democratic member of the U.S. House representing California's 43rd congressional district. Baca was first elected to the House in 1999.


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

Committee assignments

U.S. House


  • Agriculture Committee
    • Subcommittee on Department Operations, Oversight, and Credit
    • Subcommittee on Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry
    • Subcommittee on Nutrition and Horticulture, Ranking Member
  • Financial Services Committee
    • Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit
    • Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations


Political positions

Percentage voting with party

November 2011

The website OpenCongress tracks how often members of Congress vote with the majority of the chamber caucus. According to the website, Joe Baca has voted with the Democratic Party ' of the time, which ranked among the House Democratic members as of 2011.[2]



On November 2, 2010, Baca won re-election to the United States House. He defeated asfdsdf in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, California District 43 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
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Total Votes 0

Campaign donors


Baca won re-election to the U.S. House in 2010. During that election cycle, Baca's campaign committee raised a total of $ and spent $ .[4]

His top 5 contributors between 2009-2010 were:

U.S. House, California District 43, 2010 - Joe Baca Campaign Contributions
Total Raised
Total Spent
Total Raised by General Election Opponent
Total Spent by General Election Opponent
Top contributors to Joe Baca's campaign committee
Top 5 industries that contributed to campaign committee


Baca and his wife, Barbara, have four children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Ken Calvert
U.S. House - California District 43
Succeeded by