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Nancy Pelosi


Picture of Nancy Pelosi
Date Party Office Votes Result
06-02-1987 Democratic CD-05 46428 Win
11-08-1988 Democratic CD-05 133530 Win
11-06-1990 Democratic CD-05 120633 Win
11-03-1992 Democratic CD-08 191906 Win
11-08-1994 Democratic CD-08 137642 Win
11-05-1996 Democratic CD-08 175216 Win
11-03-1998 Democratic CD-08 148027 Win
11-07-2000 Democratic CD-08 181847 Win
11-05-2002 Democratic CD-08 127684 Win
11-02-2004 Democratic CD-08 224017 Win
11-07-2006 Democratic CD-08 148435 Win
11-04-2008 Democratic CD-08 204996 Win
11-02-2010 Democratic CD-08 167957 Win
11-06-2012 Democratic CD-12 253709 Win
11-04-2014 Democratic CD-12 160067 Win
11-08-2016 Democratic CD-12 274035 Win
11-06-2018 Democratic CD-12 275292 Win
11-03-2020 Democratic CD-12 281776 Win
11-08-2022 Democratic CD-11 220848 Win
11-05-2024 Democratic CD-11 0

Candidate Biography:

Born: March 26, 1940 in Baltimore, Maryland
Married: Paul Pelosi
Children: Nancy Corinne, Christine (2008 & 2016 Delegate to the DNC), Jacqueline Kenneally, Paul, and Alexandra Pelosi
Family: Sister-in-law of Ronald Pelosi. Daughter of Thomas D'Alesandro Jr. (Member of Congress [Maryland] 1939-1947).

1981-1983: Chair, California State Democratic Party
1985-1986: Finance Chairman, Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee
2002: Member, Joint Inquiry into Intelligence Community Activities before and after the Terrorist Attacks of September 11
2002-2003: Democratic Whip, US House of Representatives
2003-2007: Minority Leader, US House of Representatives
2007-2011: Speaker, US House of Representatives
2008: Delegate, Democratic National Convention
2011-2018: Minority Leader, US House of Representatives
2016: Delegate, Democratic National Convention
2019-2023: Speaker, US House of Representatives

  • AWARD: Presidential Medal of Freedom (2024)
  • Prior to Pelosi, the highest rank that a Californian had held in Congress was William F. Knowland, the Senate Majority Leader from 1955 to 1959.