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Chris Cox


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Date Party Office Votes Result
11-08-1988 Republican CD-40 181269 Win
11-06-1990 Republican CD-40 142299 Win
11-03-1992 Republican CD-47 165004 Win
11-08-1994 Republican CD-47 154071 Win
11-05-1996 Republican CD-47 160078 Win
11-03-1998 Republican CD-47 132711 Win
11-07-2000 Republican CD-47 181365 Win
11-05-2002 Republican CD-48 122884 Win
11-02-2004 Republican CD-48 189004 Win

Candidate Biography:

Charles Christopher Cox
Born: October 16, 1952 in St. Paul, Minnesota
Spouse: Rebecca
Children: Three
University: University of Southern California (BA; 1973)

1977-1978: Law Clerk to Judge Herbert Y. C. Choy, U.S. Court of Appeals
1986-1988: Senior Associate Counsel to President Ronald Reagan
1998-1999: Chair, Select Committee on U.S. National Security and Military/Commercial Concerns with the People's Republic of China
2005: Resigned from the United States House of Representatives on June 2.
2005-2009: Chairman, Securities and Exchange Commission


  • The 1999 "Report of the Select Committee on U.S. National Security and Military/Commercial Concerns with the People's Republic of China" is commonly known as the Cox Report after the chair of the committee that produced the report. The report details the efforts and successes of the People's Republic of China in stealing nuclear weapons design information in the 1980s and 1990s.


Source: "Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774-Present" (U.S. Library of Congress) []