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Doug LaMalfa
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from California's 1st district
Assumed office
January 3, 2013
Preceded by Mike Thompson
Member of the California State Senate
from the 4th district
In office
December 6, 2010 – August 31, 2012
Preceded by Sam Aanestad
Succeeded by Jim Nielsen
Member of the California State Assembly
from the 2nd district
In office
December 2, 2002 – December 1, 2008
Preceded by Richard Dickerson
Succeeded by Jim Nielsen
Personal details
Born
Douglas Lee LaMalfa

July 2, 1960 (1960-07-02) (age 60)
Oroville, California, U.S.
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Jill LaMalfa
Children 4
Education Butte College
California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo (BS)

Doug LaMalfa (born July 2, 1960) is a U.S. representative for California's 1st congressional district. He is a member of the Republican Party and has represented the California's 1st congressional district in the House of Representatives since 2013. LaMalfa used to be a assemblyman in the California State Assembly for California's 2nd State Assembly district from 2002 to 2008 and a state senator in the California State Senate for California's 4th State Senate district from 2010 to 2012.

When he was a state senator, Doug LaMalfa went against a bill that would get rid of the electoral college. As a congressman LaMalfa did not think that climate change was a problem and is against illegal immigration. In December 2020, Doug LaMalfa joined 126 Republican members of the House of Representatives who supported Texas v. Pennsylvania which was a lawsuit to get rid of the 2020 United States presidential election results in which Joe Biden defeated Donald Trump.

Election history

California's 1st congressional district election, 2012
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Doug LaMalfa 66,527 37.9
Democrat Jim Reed 43,409 24.8
Republican Sam Aanestad 25,224 14.4
Republican Michael Dacquisto 10,530 6.0
Republican Pete Stiglich 10,258 5.8
Democrat Nathan Arrowsmith 8,598 4.9
N/A Gary Allen Oxley 5,901 3.4
Republican Gregory Cheadle 4,939 2.8
Total votes 175,386 100.0
General election
Republican Doug LaMalfa 168,827 57.4
Democrat Jim Reed 125,386 42.6
Total votes 294,213 100.0
Republican hold
California's 1st congressional district election, 2014
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Doug LaMalfa (incumbent) 75,317 53.4
Democrat Heidi Hall 42,481 30.1
Republican Gregory Cheadle 13,909 9.8
Democrat Dan Levine 9,213 6.5
Total votes 140,920 100.0
General election
Republican Doug LaMalfa (incumbent) 132,052 61.0
Democrat Heidi Hall 84,320 39.0
Total votes 216,372 100.0
Republican hold
California's 1st congressional district election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Doug LaMalfa (incumbent) 86,136 40.8
Democrat Jim Reed 59,665 28.3
Republican Joe Montes 35,875 17.0
Democrat David Peterson 13,430 6.4
Republican Gary Allen Oxley 6,885 3.3
N/A Jeff Gerlach 4,958 2.3
Republican Gregory Cheadle 4,217 2.0
Total votes 211,166 100.0
General election
Republican Doug LaMalfa (incumbent) 185,448 59.1
Democrat Jim Reed 128,588 40.9
Total votes 314,036 100.0
Republican hold
California's 1st congressional district election, 2018
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Doug LaMalfa (incumbent) 98,354 51.7
Democratic Audrey Denney 34,121 17.9
Democratic Jessica Holcombe 22,306 11.7
Democratic Marty Waters 16,032 8.4
Republican Gregory Cheadle 11,660 6.1
Democratic David Peterson 5,707 3.0
Green Lewis Elbinger 2,191 1.2
Total votes 190,371 100.0
General election
Republican Doug LaMalfa (incumbent) 160,046 54.9
Democratic Audrey Denney 131,548 45.1
Total votes 291,594 100.0
Republican hold


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