Thomas McClintock

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Thomas McClintock currently serving the 4th Congressional District of California

Thomas McClintock has been a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives, representing the 4th district of the State of California, since 2009 (map).

Positions, record and controversies


McClintock supports implementing a federal spending limit, and reducing wasteful and mismanaged spending from the government. [1]


To lower the amount of illegal immigration, McClintock supports completing the southern border fence and enforcing current immigration laws more strictly, rather than creating new ones. [1]


McClintock believes that allowing forest and land management to be done by local government will help lower the amount of wildfires in California. [1]

National Security

McClintock supports fully funding the military as well as returning to Reagan's "peace through strength" idea. [1]


For a better education system, McClintock favors allowing local government and communities to make education decisions rather than using a "one size fits all" model. [1]


McClintock would like the 2003 Bush tax cuts to be permanent, and allow businesses the opportunity to grow. [1]

Global Warming

McClintock was a speaker at the Heartland Institute's International Conference on Climate Change (2009) in New York.[2]


2008 elections

He won the Republican nomination in the June 2008 primaries and went on to defeat Charlie Brown (D) to replace retiring incumbent Rep. John Doolittle R-Calif.) in the November, 2008 general election.[3]

Money in politics

Information on this candidate's 2010 fundraising is not yet available.

Committees and affiliations


McClintock will be assigned committees if and when he is elected to Congress.


More background data


McClintock for Congress campaign site

McClintock for Congress
1700 Eureka Rd, Suite 170
Roseville, CA 95661
916-783-4411 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              916-783-4411      end_of_the_skype_highlighting


Media inquiries

Articles and resources

Related SourceWatch articles


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Thomas McClintock For Congress>Issues
  2. Thomas McClintock, "Inconvenient Questions", Presentation to the Heartland Institute's 2009 International Conference on Climate Change, Thomas McClintock website, March 9, 2009.(Download video here).
  3. Rachel Kapochunas, [ "California Republican Wins Next-to-Last Nov. 4 House Race,"> CQ Politics, December 4, 2008

External resources

Local blogs and discussion sites

External articles

Presentations by McClintock

General Articles

Corresponding article on Wikipedia and Cause Caller. (If Cause Caller link does not work, pick from its list of senators and representatives.)

Current Office: U.S. House of Representatives
111th Congress
Leadership Position:
Committees Chaired:
Ranking Member On:

110th Congress
Leadership Position:
Committees Chaired:
Ranking Member On:

Committees: n/a
Congressional Career
First Elected to Current Office:
November 4, 2008
First Took Current Office:
January 3, 2009
Next Election:
Term Ends:
Freshman Member?
Previous Political Work?
California Senate
Other Party Membership:
District Offices:
1. 4230 Douglas Blvd. Suite 200, Granite Bay, CA 95746
Phone: (916) 786-5560 / Fax: (916) 786-6364

Campaign Contact:

Webform Email: / Email:

Campaign Offices:

1. McClintock for Congress, 1700 Eureka Rd, Suite 170, Roseville, CA 95661
Phone: 916-783-4411 / Fax:

Zip Code Affiliations:

Date of Birth: July 10, 1956