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Based on congressional financial disclosure forms and calculations made available by ''OpenSecrets.org - The Center for Responsive Politics'', Sanchez's net worth as of 2011 was estimated between $4,006 and $4,959,997. That averages to $2,482,001, which is lower than the average net worth of Democratic Representatives in 2011 of $5,107,874. Her average net worth increased by 0.65% from 2010.<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/pfds/CIDsummary.php?CID=N00008274&year=2011 ''OpenSecrets.org'', "Sanchez, (D-Cali), 2011"]</ref>
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Based on congressional financial disclosure forms and calculations made available by ''OpenSecrets.org'', Sanchez's net worth as of 2011 was estimated between $4,006 and $4,959,997. That averages to $2,482,001, which is lower than the average net worth of Democratic Representatives in 2011 of $5,107,874. Her average net worth increased by 0.65% from 2010.<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/pfds/CIDsummary.php?CID=N00008274&year=2011 ''OpenSecrets.org'', "Sanchez, (D-Cali), 2011"]</ref>
  
 
====2010====
 
====2010====
Based on congressional financial disclosure forms and calculations made available by ''OpenSecrets.org - The Center for Responsive Politics'', Sanchez's net worth as of 2010 was estimated between  $252,003 and $4,679,998. That averages to $2,466,000.50, which is lower than the average net worth of Democratic Representatives in 2010 of $4,465,875.<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/pfds/CIDsummary.php?CID=N00008274&year=2010 ''OpenSecrets.org'', "Sanchez, (D-Cali), 2010"]</ref>
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Based on congressional financial disclosure forms and calculations made available by ''OpenSecrets.org'', Sanchez's net worth as of 2010 was estimated between  $252,003 and $4,679,998. That averages to $2,466,000.50, which is lower than the average net worth of Democratic Representatives in 2010 of $4,465,875.<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/pfds/CIDsummary.php?CID=N00008274&year=2010 ''OpenSecrets.org'', "Sanchez, (D-Cali), 2010"]</ref>
  
 
===National Journal vote ratings===
 
===National Journal vote ratings===

Revision as of 11:46, 20 August 2013

Loretta Sanchez
Loretta Sanchez.jpg
U.S. House, California, District 46
Incumbent
In office
1997-Present
Term ends
January 3, 2015
Years in position 17
PartyDemocratic
PredecessorChristopher Cox (R)
Compensation
Base salary$174,000/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 5, 1996
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Campaign $$11,232,715
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sChapman University
Master'sAmerican University
Personal
BirthdayJanuary 7, 1960
Place of birthLynwood, California
Net worth$2,482,001
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
Loretta Sanchez (b. January 7, 1960 in Lynwood, California) is a Democratic member of the U.S. House representing California's 46th congressional district. Sanchez was first elected to the House in 1996.

Sanchez most recently won re-election[1] in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing California's 46th District. She defeated Jerry Hayden (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012. She was displaced from her former district, the 47th by redistricting.[2]

Sanchez filed a "Statement of Intention" to run for Governor of California in the 2014. [3]

Based on analysis of multiple outside rankings, Sanchez is an average Democratic member of Congress, meaning she will vote with the Democratic Party on the majority of bills.

Biography

Sanchez was born in Lynwood, California. She earned a B.A. from Chapman University in 1982, and an M.B.A. from American University in 1984.[4]

Career

Committee assignments

U.S. House

2013-2014

Sanchez serves on the following committees:[5]

2011-2012

Sanchez served on the following committees:[6]

Issues

Specific votes

Sanchez voted for the auto bailout.[7] As of September 13, 2010: 56% of Americans disapproved of the auto bailout, while 43% supported it.[8]

Sanchez also supported the stimulus bill.[9] According to a poll, 57% of U.S. voters believe that the stimulus has either hurt the economy (36%) or had no impact (21%). Additionally, 38% believe the stimulus helped the economy. [10]

In addition, Sanchez voted for the "Cash for Clunkers" bill.[11] According to a June 2009 Rasmussen Reports poll, 54% of likely U.S. voters opposed Cash for Clunkers, while 35% supported it.[12]

Sanchez also voted in favor of the "Cap and Trade" bill.[13] Just after the bill’s passage, 42% of likely U.S. voters said that cap and trade would hurt the economy, while 19% believed it would help and 15% said that the bill would have no impact.[14]

Finally, Sanchez supported the health care reform bill.[15] According to a poll, 57% of likely voters at least somewhat favor repeal of the health care reform bill, including 46% who strongly favor repeal. Additionally, 35% of likely voters oppose repeal, and 51% of likely voters believe the health care reform bill will be bad for the country, while 36% believe it will be beneficial.[16]

Fiscal Cliff

Voted "Yes" Sanchez voted for the fiscal cliff compromise bill, which made permanent most of the Bush tax cuts originally passed in 2001 and 2003 while also raising tax rates on the highest income levels. She was one of 172 Democrats that voted in favor of the bill. The bill was passed in the House by a 257/167 vote on January 1, 2013.[17]

Campaign themes

2012

Sanchez's campaign website listed the following issues:[18]

  • Education


Excerpt: "When Congresswoman Sanchez is at home in Orange County, some of the most important work she does is on behalf of our local schools. Since taking office, she has made multiple visits to each and every public school in the 47th Congressional District and has learned first-hand what Orange County's schools really need - more teachers, classrooms, and resources."
  • Homeland Security
Excerpt: "Rep. Sanchez is the most senior female member of the House Homeland Security Committee, where she has served since the committee's institution and has emerged as an expert on intelligence and counterterrorism issues."
  • Law Enforcement
Excerpt: "The key to a strong community is the rule of law, and for that we need strong law enforcement. Loretta firmly believes in this principle, which is why she has been a solid and consistent advocate for law enforcement in Congress."
  • Military/Defense Issues
Excerpt: "Loretta is the ranking female member and a senior Democrat on the House Armed Services Committee, and has been a vocal advocate for U.S. soldiers serving around the world, particularly those serving in combat zones. She personally worked to change the law to ensure that active duty Reservists serving in Iraq had access to TRICARE, the military healthcare system."
  • Health Care
Excerpt: "Congresswoman Sanchez is a firm believer that every American, and particularly every child, should have access to quality medical care. She was a proud supporter the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) Reauthorization bill, which was signed into law by President Obama on February 4, 2009."

Elections

2014

See also: California gubernatorial election, 2014

Sanchez filed a "Statement of Intention" to run for Governor of California in the 2014. [19]

2012

See also: California's 46th congressional district elections, 2012

Sanchez won re-election in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing California's 46th District as a Democrat.[1] She was displaced from her former district, the 47th by redistricting. She and Jerry Hayden (R) advanced past the blanket primary on June 5, 2012, defeating John Cullum (R), Pat Garcia (R), and Jorge Rocha (Ind). Sanchez went on to defeat Hayden in the November 6, 2012, general election.[20][21]

U.S. House, California District 46 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngLoretta Sanchez Incumbent 63.9% 95,694
     Republican Jerry Hayden 36.1% 54,121
Total Votes 149,815
Source: California Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"


U.S. House, California District 46 Open Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngLoretta Sanchez (D) Incumbent 52.1% 25,706
Green check mark transparent.pngJerry Hayden (R) 29.5% 14,571
John Cullum (R) 10.6% 5,251
Jorge Rocha (NPP) 4% 1,969
Pat Garcia (R) 3.8% 1,852
Total Votes 49,349

Full history


Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Sanchez is available dating back to 2000. Based on available campaign finance records, Sanchez raised a total of $11,232,715 during that time period. This information was last updated on March 22, 2013.[30]

Loretta Sanchez's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 US House (California, District 46) Won $1,677,370
2010 US House (California, District 47) Won $2,056,345
2008 US House (California, District 47) Won $1,244,415
2006 US House (California, District 47) Won $1,364,455
2004 US House (California, District 47) Won $1,309,610
2002 US House (California, District 47) Won $1,435,120
2000 US House (California, District 46) Won $2,145,400
Grand Total Raised $11,232,715

2014

Candidates for Congress are required to file reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Sanchez's reports.[31]

Loretta Sanchez (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[32]April 13, 2013$220,884.52$46,459.63$(55,666.76)$211,677.39
July Quarterly[33]July 15, 2013$211,677.39$219,711.22$(73,976.95)$357,411.66
Running totals
$266,170.85$(129,643.71)

2012

Breakdown of the source of Sanchez's campaign funds before the 2012 election.

Sanchez won re-election to the U.S. House in 2012. During that election cycle, Sanchez's campaign committee raised a total of $1,677,370 and spent $1,674,005.[34] This is more than the average $1.5 million spent by House winners in 2012.[35]

Cost per vote

Sanchez spent $17.49 per vote received in 2012.

2010

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

Sanchez won re-election to the U.S. House in 2010. During that election cycle, Sanchez's campaign committee raised a total of $2,056,345 and spent $2,303,722.[36]

His top 5 contributors between 2009-2010 were:

Analysis

Ideology and leadership

See also: GovTrack's Political Spectrum & Legislative Leadership ranking

Based on an analysis of bill sponsorship by GovTrack, Sanchez is a "rank-and-file Democrat" as of June 2013.[37]

Like-minded colleagues

The website OpenCongress tracks the voting records of each member to determine with whom he or she votes most and least often. The results include a member from each party.[38]

Sanchez most often votes with:

Sanchez least often votes with:

Lifetime voting record

See also: Lifetime voting records of United States Senators and Representatives

According to the website GovTrack, Sanchez missed 648 of 11,058 roll call votes from January 1997 to March 2013. This amounts to 5.9%, which is worse than the median of 2.2% among current congressional representatives as of March 2013.[39]

Congressional staff salaries

See also: Staff salaries of United States Senators and Representatives

The website Legistorm compiles staff salary information for members of Congress. Sanchez paid her congressional staff a total of $950,187 in 2011. She ranked 49th on the list of the lowest paid Democratic representative staff salaries and ranked 201st overall of the lowest paid Representative Staff Salaries in 2011. Overall, California ranked 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.[40]

Staff bonuses

According to an analysis by CNN, Sanchez was one of nearly 25 percent of House members who gave their staff bonuses in 2012. Sanchez's staff was given an apparent $6,200.00 in bonus money.[41]

Net worth

See also: Net Worth of United States Senators and Representatives

2011

Based on congressional financial disclosure forms and calculations made available by OpenSecrets.org, Sanchez's net worth as of 2011 was estimated between $4,006 and $4,959,997. That averages to $2,482,001, which is lower than the average net worth of Democratic Representatives in 2011 of $5,107,874. Her average net worth increased by 0.65% from 2010.[42]

2010

Based on congressional financial disclosure forms and calculations made available by OpenSecrets.org, Sanchez's net worth as of 2010 was estimated between $252,003 and $4,679,998. That averages to $2,466,000.50, which is lower than the average net worth of Democratic Representatives in 2010 of $4,465,875.[43]

National Journal vote ratings

See also: National Journal vote ratings

2012

Each year National Journal publishes an analysis of how liberally or conservatively each member of Congress voted in the previous year. Sanchez's vote ratings are not available for 2012.[44]

2011

Each year National Journal publishes an analysis of how liberally or conservatively each member of Congress voted in the previous year. Sanchez ranked 77th in the liberal rankings.[45]

Voting with party

2013

Loretta Sanchez voted with the Democratic Party 96.6% of the time, which ranked 39th among the 201 House Democratic members as of June 2013.[46]

Recent news

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External links


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 CNN "California Districts Race - 2012 Election Center"
  2. California Democratic Party "Official California Democratic Party Primary Endorsements," Accessed March 10, 2012
  3. California Secretary of State, "Campaign Finance:Statement of Intention," accessed November 27, 2012
  4. Biographical Director of the United States Congress "SANCHEZ, Loretta, (1960 - )"
  5. CQ.com - Roll Call, "House Committee Rosters for the 113th Congress," accessed January 18, 2013
  6. Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez, 47th District of California "Committees and Caucuses"
  7. US House Clerk "Roll Call 690" December 10, 2008
  8. Gallup "Among Recent Bills, Financial Reform a Lone Plus for Congress," September 13, 2010
  9. US House Clerk "Roll Call 46," January 28, 2009
  10. Rasmussen "38% Say Stimulus Plan Helped Economy, 36% Say It Hurt," August 24, 2010
  11. US House Clerk "Roll Call 314," June 9, 2009
  12. Rasmussen "54% Oppose “Cash for Clunkers” Plan To Spur Purchase of Greener Cars," June 23, 2009
  13. US House Clerk "Roll Call 477," June 26, 2009
  14. Rasmussen "42% Say Climate Change Bill Will Hurt The Economy," June 30, 2009
  15. US House Clerk "Roll Call 165," March 21, 2010
  16. Rasmussen "61% Favor Repeal of Health Care Law," September 20, 2010
  17. U.S. House "Roll Call Vote on the Fiscal Cliff" Accessed January 4, 2013.
  18. Campaign website, Issues
  19. California Secretary of State, "Campaign Finance:Statement of Intention," accessed November 27, 2012
  20. California Secretary of State, Official candidate list
  21. Unofficial election results
  22. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010," accessed March 28, 2013
  23. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 4, 2008," accessed March 28, 2013
  24. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 7, 2006," accessed March 28, 2013
  25. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2004," accessed March 28, 2013
  26. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 5, 2002," accessed March 28, 2013
  27. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 7, 2000," accessed March 28, 2013
  28. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 3, 1998," accessed March 28, 2013
  29. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 5, 1996," accessed March 28, 2013
  30. Open Secrets "Career Fundraising for Loretta Sanchez," Accessed March 22, 2013
  31. Federal Election Commission "Loretta Sanchez Summary Report," Accessed July 23, 2013
  32. 'Federal Election Commission "Loretta Sanchez April Quarterly," Accessed July 23, 2013
  33. 'Federal Election Commission "Loretta Sanchez July Quarterly," Accessed July 23, 2013
  34. Open Secrets "Loretta Sanchez 2012 Election Cycle," Accessed February 20, 2013
  35. Open Secrets, "Election 2012: The Big Picture Shows Record Cost of Winning a Seat in Congress," June 19, 2013
  36. Open Secrets "Loretta Sanchez 2010 Election Cycle," Accessed November 14, 2011
  37. Gov Track "Loretta Sanchez," Accessed June 7 2013
  38. OpenCongress, "Loretta Sanchez," Accessed July 31, 2013
  39. GovTrack, "Loretta Sanchez," Accessed April 2, 2013
  40. LegiStorm "Loretta Sanchez"
  41. CNN Politics, "Congressional bonuses in a time of cuts," accessed March 8, 2013
  42. OpenSecrets.org, "Sanchez, (D-Cali), 2011"
  43. OpenSecrets.org, "Sanchez, (D-Cali), 2010"
  44. National Journal, "2012 Congressional Vote Ratings," February 21, 2013
  45. National Journal, "Searchable Vote Ratings Tables: House," February 23, 2012
  46. OpenCongress, "Voting With Party," accessed July 2014
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Preceded by
Christopher Cox
U.S. House of Representatives - California
1997-Present
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