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Dana Rohrabacher


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Date Party Office Votes Result
11-08-1988 Republican CD-42 153280 Win
11-06-1990 Republican CD-42 109353 Win
11-03-1992 Republican CD-45 123731 Win
11-08-1994 Republican CD-45 124875 Win
11-05-1996 Republican CD-45 125326 Win
11-03-1998 Republican CD-45 94296 Win
11-07-2000 Republican CD-45 136275 Win
11-05-2002 Republican CD-46 108807 Win
11-02-2004 Republican CD-46 171318 Win
11-07-2006 Republican CD-46 116176 Win
11-04-2008 Republican CD-46 149818 Win
11-02-2010 Republican CD-46 139822 Win
11-06-2012 Republican CD-48 177144 Win
11-04-2014 Republican CD-48 112082 Win
11-08-2016 Republican CD-48 178701 Win
11-06-2018 Republican CD-48 136899 Loss

Candidate Biography:

Born: June 21, 1947 in Coronado, CA.
Married: Rhonda Carmony*
Children: (triplets) Annika Brigit, Christian August, and Tristen Francis
University: University of Southern California (MA, American Studies; 1971)

1974: Reporter, City News Service
1976: Assistant Press Secretary, Ronald Reagan for President
1979-1980: Editorial Writer, Orange County Register
1980: Assistant Press Secretary, Ronald Reagan for President
1981-1988: Speechwriter and Special Assistant, President Ronald Reagan
2016: Delegate, Republican National Convention 

  • 2016 Trump Delegate
  • Carmony was Rohrabacher's Campaign Manager in 1996.
  • Eagle Scout (1960)
  • RECORD SETTER: In 2015, Rohrabacher and Travis Allen were part of a group that set the Guinness World Record for Most People Riding a Surfboard. There were 66 total.
  • 2018 Election: By November 24th, Rohrabacher trailed by 19,771 votes.