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Elton Gallegly

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Elton Gallegly currently serves the 24th Congressional district of California

Elton W. Gallegly, a Republican, has represented the 24th District of California, in the U.S. House of Representatives since 1987. (map)

Record and controversies

Iraq War

Gallegly voted for the Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Iraq Resolution of 2002 that started the Iraq War.[1]

For more information see the chart of U.S. House of Representatives votes on the Iraq War.

Environmental record

For more information on environmental legislation, see the Energy and Environment Policy Portal

Pays wife for campaign work

In October 2006, the Sunlight Foundation, a Washington-based non-profit organization which advocates better transparency in government, reported that Gallegly’s campaign committee paid his wife $41,792 to serve as the campaign manager during 2005-2006. [1]

Biography

Gallegly was born March 7, 1944 in Huntington Park, California. He was educated at Los Angeles State College, and was a real estate broker and member of the Simi Valley, California City Council before entering the House.

2006 elections

In 2006, the Democrats nominated Jill Martinez to face Gallegly in his November 2006 bid for reelection. Gallegely retained his seat. (See U.S. congressional elections in 2006)[2]

Committees and Affiliations

Committees

Committee assignments in the 109th Congress (2005-2006)

More Background Data

Wikipedia also has an article on Elton Gallegly. This article may use content from the Wikipedia article under the terms of the GFDL.

Contact

DC Office:
2427 Rayburn House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515-0523
Phone: 202-225-5811
Fax: 202-225-1100
Web Email
Website

District Office- Solvang:
485 Alisal Road, Suite G-1A
Solvang, CA 93463
Phone: 805-686-2525
Fax: 805-686-2566

District Office- Thousand Oaks:
2829 Townsgate Road, Suite 315
Thousand Oaks, CA 91361-3018
Phone: 805-497-2224
TollFree: 800-423-0023
Fax: 805-497-0039

Articles and resources

Local blogs and discussion sites

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:
Committees,
Ranking Member On:

Caucuses:
Committees:
110th Congress
Leadership Position:
None
Committees Chaired:
Committees,
Ranking Member On:

Caucuses:
Committees: House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, House Committee on Foreign Affairs, House Committee on Foreign Affairs/Subcommittee on Europe, House Committee on Foreign Affairs/Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, House Committee on the Judiciary, House Committee on the Judiciary/Subcommittee on Courts the Internet and Intellectual Property, House Committee on the Judiciary/Subcommittee on Immigration Citizenship Refugees Border Security and International Law, House Committee on Natural Resources, House Committee on Natural Resources/Subcommittee on Insular Affairs
Congressional Career
First Elected to Current Office:
November 4, 1986
First Took Current Office:
January 6, 1987
Next Election:
November 2, 2010
Term Ends:
Freshman Member?
No
Previous Political Work?
Mayor, City of Simi Valley (1982-1986), Member Simi Valley City Council (1979-1982)
Other Party Membership:
District Offices:
1. 485 Alisal Road, Suite G-1A Solvang, CA 93463
Phone: 805-686-2525 / Fax: 805-686-2566
2. 2829 Townsgate Road, Suite 315 Thousand Oaks, CA 91361-3018
Phone: 805-497-2224 / Fax: 805-497-0039




Campaign Contact:

Website: http://www.gallegly.com/
Webform Email: / Email:

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Date of Birth: March 7, 1944








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