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Lynn C. Woolsey


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Date Party Office Votes Result
11-03-1992 Democratic CD-06 190322 Win
11-08-1994 Democratic CD-06 137642 Win
11-05-1996 Democratic CD-06 156958 Win
11-03-1998 Democratic CD-06 158446 Win
11-07-2000 Democratic CD-06 182116 Win
11-05-2002 Democratic CD-06 139750 Win
11-02-2004 Democratic CD-06 226423 Win
11-07-2006 Democratic CD-06 173190 Win
11-04-2008 Democratic CD-06 229672 Win
11-02-2010 Democratic CD-06 172216 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: November 3, 1937 in Seattle, Washington
Married: David Woolsey (div.)
Children: Amy Critchett, Ed Critchett, Joseph Critchett, Michael Woolsey (stepson)

1984-1992: Member, Petaluma City Council
1989: Vice Mayor, City of Petaluma
1992: Vice Mayor, City of Petaluma
2004-Present: Member, Progressive Democrats of America Advisory Board
2008: Delegate, Democratic National Convention

  • "As the first former welfare mother elected to the House, Woolsey has told her story often: as a young, newly divorced and unemployed mother of three in the early '70s, she went on the dole." [Source
  • Her 2006 guest to the State of the Union by President Bush was anti-war activist Cindy Sheehan, who was escorted out of the Capitol for wearing a t-shirt with anti-war messages written on it.