VARGAS, Juan, (1961 - )


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VARGAS, Juan, a Representative from California; born in National City, San Diego County, Calif., March 7, 1961; B.A., University of San Diego, San Diego, Calif., 1983; M.A., Fordham University, Bronx, N.Y., 1987; J.D., Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass., 1991; lawyer; business executive; member of the San Diego, Calif., city council, 1993-2000; member of the California state house of representatives, 2000-2006; member of the California state senate, 2010-2012; unsuccessful candidate for nomination to the United States House of Representatives in 1992, 1996, and 2006; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Thirteenth Congress (January 3, 2013-present).