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BACA, Joe, a Representative from California; born in Belen, Valencia County,
N.M., January 23, 1947; graduated from 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.
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.