Rep. John Garamendi (D-California) biography

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Rep. John Garamendi (D-CA 3rd District)

6th term Democrat from California 3rd District.


Residence: Walnut Grove

Marital Status: Married (Patti)

Prev. Occupation: Rancher

Prev. Political Exp.: CA Assembly, 1974-76; CA Senate, 1976-90; CA Insurance Comm., 1991-95, 2003-07; US Dept. of the Interior Deputy Secy., 1995-98; CA Lt. Governor, 2007-09

Education: BA Univ. of CA - Berkeley, 1966; MBA Harvard Univ., 1970

Birthdate: 01/24/1945

Birthplace: Camp Blanding, FL

Religion: Christian

Percentage in Last Election: 59%

Major Opponent: Eugene Cleek


Current Elected Office Contact Information

Contact Rep. John Garamendi.


Washington, D.C. Office:

2368 Rayburn House Office Building,
District of Columbia 20515-0503
Phone: (202) 225-1880
Fax: (202) 225-5914

Davis Office: (more district offices)

412 G Street
Davis, California 95616
Phone: (530) 753-5301
Fax: (530) 753-5614


Current Elected Office Committees:


Current Elected Office Staff Members:

  • Chief of Staff: Bradley Bottoms
  • Scheduler: Tessa Browne
  • Legis. Dir.: Iain Hart
  • Child/Family Issues LA: Bradley Bottoms
  • Telecomm LA: Iain Hart
  • Comm. Dir.: Eric Olsen
  • Telecomm LA: Eric Olsen
  • Education LA: Jacob Jernigan
  • Transportation LA: Iain Hart
  • Trade LA: Iain Hart
  • Trade LA: Betsy Thompson
  • Commerce LA: Bradley Bottoms
  • Labor LA: Tigran Agdaian
  • Labor LA: Bradley Bottoms
  • Budget LA: Bradley Bottoms
  • Government Affairs LA: Jacob Jernigan
  • Space - NASA LA: Eric Olsen
  • Animal Welfare LA: Tigran Agdaian
  • Animal Welfare LA: Iain Hart


Current Elected Office Bills:

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Bill Name Cosponsor? Send Message
H.R.3043 - Making appropriations for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and... No Send Message to Rep. John Garamendi
H.R.609 - 'To amend and extend the Higher Education Act of 1965. No Send Message to Rep. John Garamendi
H.R.27 - 'To enhance the workforce investment system of the Nation by strengthening one-stop career center... No Send Message to Rep. John Garamendi
H.R.366 - 'To amend the Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act of 1998 to strengthen and im... No Send Message to Rep. John Garamendi
H.R.250 - 'To establish an interagency committee to coordinate Federal manufacturing research and developme... No Send Message to Rep. John Garamendi


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