Lucille Roybal-Allard

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Lucille Roybal-Allard
Lucille Roybal-Allard.jpg
U.S. House, California, District 40
Incumbent
In office
1993-Present
Term ends
January 3, 2015
Years in position 21
PartyDemocratic
PredecessorGrace Napolitano (D)
Compensation
Base salary$174,000/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 3, 1992
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Campaign $$3,655,755
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
California State Assembly
1987-1992
Education
Bachelor'sBA, California State University Los Angeles, 1965
Personal
BirthdayJune 12, 1941
Place of birthBoyle Heights, CA
Net worth$401,006
ReligionRoman Catholic
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
Lucille Roybal-Allard (b. June 12, 1941) is a Democratic member of the U.S. House representing California's 40th congressional district. Roybal-Allard was first elected to the House in 1992.

Roybal-Allard won re-election in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing California's 40th District as a Democrat.[1] She was displaced from her former district, the 34th by redistricting.[2]

Based on an analysis of bill sponsorship by GovTrack, Roybal-Allard is a "rank-and-file Democrat".[3]

Career

Below is an abbreviated outline of Roybal-Allard's academic, professional and political career:[4]

  • 1965: Graduated from California State University, Los Angeles with B.A.
  • 1987-1992: California State Assembly
  • 1993-Present: U.S Representative from California

Committee assignments

U.S. House

2013-2014

Roybal-Allard serves on the following committees:[5]

2011-2012

  • Appropriations Committee
    • Subcommittee on Homeland Security
    • Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies
    • Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies

Issues

Specific votes

Fiscal Cliff

Voted "Yes" Roybal-Allard 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.[6]

Elections

2012

See also: California's 40th congressional district elections, 2012

Roybal-Allard won re-election in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing California's 40th District as a Democrat.[1] She was displaced from her former district, the 34th by redistricting. She and David Sanchez (D) advanced past the June 5, 2012, blanket primary. They faced off in the general election on November 6, 2012.[7][8]

U.S. House, California District 40 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngLucille Roybal-Allard Incumbent 58.9% 73,940
     Democratic David Sanchez 41.1% 51,613
Total Votes 125,553
Source: California Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"


Full history


Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Roybal-Allard is available dating back to 2000. Based on available campaign finance records, Roybal-Allard raised a total of $3,655,755 during that time period. This information was last updated on March 22, 2013.[19]

Lucille Roybal-Allard's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 US House (California, District 40) Won $581,440
2010 US House (California, District 34) Won $577,788
2008 US House (California, District 34) Won $579,484
2006 US House (California, District 34) Won $589,538
2004 US House (California, District 34) Won $573,212
2002 US House (California, District 34) Won $451,105
2000 US House (California, District 33) Won $303,188
Grand Total Raised $3,655,755

2012

Breakdown of the source of Roybal-Allard's campaign funds before the 2012 election.

Roybal-Allard won re-election to the U.S. House in 2012. During that election cycle, Roybal-Allard's campaign committee raised a total of $581,440 and spent $563,470.[20]

2010

Breakdown of the source of Roybal-Allard's campaign funds before the 2010 election.

Roybal-Allard won re-election to the U.S. House in 2010. During that election cycle, Roybal-Allard's campaign committee raised a total of $577,788 and spent $611,209.[21]

His top 5 contributors between 2009-2010 were:

Analysis

Lifetime voting record

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

According to the website GovTrack, Roybal-Allard missed 353 of 13,513 roll call votes from January 1993 to March 2013. This amounts to 2.6%, which is worse than the median of 2.2% among current congressional representatives as of March 2013.[22]

Congressional staff salaries

See also: Staff salaries of United States Senators and Representatives

The website Legistorm compiles staff salary information for members of Congress. Roybal-Allard paid her congressional staff a total of $1,067,119 in 2011. She ranks 116th on the list of the lowest paid Democratic Representative Staff Salaries and she ranks 97th 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.[23]

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 - The Center for Responsive Politics, Roybal-Allard's net worth as of 2011 was estimated between $221,013 and $581,000. That averages to $401,006, which is lower than the average net worth of Democratic Representatives in 2011 of $5,107,874. Her average net worth decreased by 19.96% from 2010.[24]

2010

Based on congressional financial disclosure forms and calculations made available by OpenSecrets.org - The Center for Responsive Politics, Roybal-Allard's net worth as of 2010 was estimated between $271,013 and $731,000. That averages to $501,006.50, which is lower than the average net worth of Democratic Representatives in 2010 of $4,465,875.[25]

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. Roybal-Allard ranked 29th in the liberal rankings in 2012.[26]

2011

Each year National Journal publishes an analysis of how liberally or conservatively each member of congress voted in the previous year. Roybal-Allard ranked 46th in the liberal rankings.[27]

Political positions

Percentage voting with party

November 2011

Lucille Roybal-Allard voted with the Democratic Party 95.2% of the time, which ranked 8 among the 192 House Democratic members as of 2011.[28]

Personal

Roybal-Allard and her husband, Edward, have four children.

Recent news

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External links

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 CNN "California Districts Race - 2012 Election Center"
  2. "Roybal-Allard to seek re-election (UPDATED)", thedowneypatriot.com, August 2011
  3. Gov Track "Roybal-Allard" Accessed May 23, 2012
  4. Biographical Director of the United States Congress "Lucille Roybal-Allard," Accessed November 12, 2011
  5. CQ.com - Roll Call, "House Committee Rosters for the 113th Congress," accessed January 18, 2013
  6. U.S. House "Roll Call Vote on the Fiscal Cliff" Accessed January 4, 2013.
  7. California Secretary of State, Official candidate list
  8. Unofficial election results
  9. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010," accessed March 28, 2013
  10. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 4, 2008," accessed March 28, 2013
  11. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 7, 2006," accessed March 28, 2013
  12. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2004," accessed March 28, 2013
  13. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 5, 2002," accessed March 28, 2013
  14. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 7, 2000," accessed March 28, 2013
  15. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 3, 1998," accessed March 28, 2013
  16. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 5, 1996," accessed March 28, 2013
  17. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 8, 1994," accessed March 28, 2013
  18. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 3, 1992," accessed March 28, 2013
  19. Open Secrets "Career Fundraising for Lucille Roybal-Allard," Accessed March 22, 2013
  20. Open Secrets "Lucille Roybal-Allard 2012 Election Cycle," Accessed February 20, 2013
  21. Open Secrets "Lucille Roybal-Allard 2010 Election Cycle," Accessed November 12, 2011
  22. GovTrack, "Lucille Roybal-Allard," Accessed April 2, 2013
  23. LegiStorm "Lucille Roybal-Allard"
  24. OpenSecrets.org, "Roybal-Allard, (D-Cali), 2011"
  25. OpenSecrets.org, "Roybal-Allard, (D-Cali), 2010"
  26. National Journal, "2012 Congressional Vote Ratings," February 21, 2013
  27. National Journal, "Searchable Vote Ratings Tables: House," February 23, 2012
  28. OpenCongress, "Voting With Party," accessed July 2014
Political offices
Preceded by
Grace Napolitano
U.S. House - California District 40
1993-Present
Succeeded by
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