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|Member of the
U.S. House of Representatives
April 8, 2008
|Preceded by||Tom Lantos|
|Constituency||12th district (2008–2013)
14th district (2013–present)
|Member of the California Senate
from the 8th district
|Preceded by||Quentin L. Kopp|
|Succeeded by||Leland Yee|
|Member of the California State Assembly
from the 19th district
|Preceded by||Lou Papan|
|Succeeded by||Lou Papan|
Karen Lorraine Speier
May 14, 1950
San Francisco, California, U.S.
(m. 1987; died 1994)
Barry Dennis (m. 2001)
|Education||University of California, Davis (BA)
University of California, Hastings (JD)
Speier was shot five times in 1978 while she worked with Leo Ryan. Unfortunately, Ryan was killed; this was during the Jonestown massacre.
Speier ran in the Democratic primary for the Lieutenant Governor of California against the insurance commissioner John Garamendi. However, the latter won the race. Garamendi got 42.5% of the vote. Speier got 39.7% of the vote.
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