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BACA, Joe, a Representative from California; born in Belen, Valencia County,
N.Mex., January 23, 1947; B.A., California State University, Los Angeles,
Calif., 1971; United States Army, 1966-1968; member of the California state
assembly, 1992-1999; member of the California state senate, 1999; elected as a
Democrat to the One Hundred Sixth Congress, by special election, to fill the
vacancy caused by the death of United States Representative George E. Brown,
and reelected to the six succeeding Congresses (November 16, 1999-January 3,
2013); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Thirteenth
Congress in 2012; unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the One Hundred
Fourteenth Congress in 2014; unsuccessful candidate for election as Mayor of
Fontana, Calif., in 2014; unsuccessful candidate for nomination as a Republican
to the One Hundred Fifteenth Congress in 2016.
BibliographyJoe Baca in
Hispanic Americans in Congress, 1822-2012. Prepared under the
direction of the Committee on House Administration by the Office of the
Historian and the Office of the Clerk, U.S. House of Representatives.
Washington: Government Printing Office, 2013.