Grace Napolitano

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Grace Napolitano currently serves the 38th Congressional district of California

Grace Flores Napolitano, a Democrat has represented the 38th Congressional District of California in the U.S. House of Representatives since 1999. (map)

Record and controversies

Iraq War

Napolitano voted against 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


Napolitano was born December 4, 1936 in Brownsville, Texas. She was educated at Texas Southmost College and was a member of the Norwalk, California City Council and a member of the California Assembly before entering the House.

2006 elections

In 2006, the Republicans nominated Sidney W. Street to face Napolitano in her November 2006 bid for reelection. (See U.S. congressional elections in 2006) [1] Napolitano retained her seat.

2008 elections

This information was gathered by volunteer researchers as part of the Superdelegate Transparency Project on the superdelegates for the 2008 Democratic presidential primary. For more info see the California superdelegate tracker or visit the STP homepage.

Before Hillary Clinton conceded the race, Grace Napolitano, as a superdelegate, had endorsed her for President.

For more information and sources, see the state page for this superdelegate linked to in the blue box above.

Committees and Affiliations


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

Coalitions and Caucuses

More Background Data

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


DC Office:
1609 Longworth House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515-0538
Phone: 202-225-5256
Fax: 202-225-0027
Web Email

District Office- Santa Fe Springs:
11627 East Telegraph Road
Suite 100
Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670
Phone: 562-801-2134
Fax: 562-949-9144

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
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110th Congress
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Congressional Hispanic Caucus
Committees: House Committee on Natural Resources, House Committee on Natural Resources/Subcommittee on Water and Power, House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure/Subcommittee on Highways and Transit, House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure/Subcommittee on Railroads Pipelines and Hazardous Materials, House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure/Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment,
Congressional Career
First Elected to Current Office:
Nov. 3, 1998
First Took Current Office:
January 6, 1999
Next Election:
November 2, 2010
Term Ends:
Freshman Member?
Previous Political Work?
California Assembly, Norwalk City Council, Norwalk City Mayor,
Other Party Membership:
District Offices:
1. 11627 East Telegraph Road, Suite 100, Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670
Phone: 562-801-2134 / Fax: 562-949-9144

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Date of Birth: December 4, 1936

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