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Rep. Jim Costa

Democrat  •  16th District, California  •  6th Term  •  Sworn In 2005
Current Term 2015 - 2017 View All


Born in Fresno on April 13 1952, Costa is a third-generation family farmer. His grandparents emigrated from Portugal's Azores Islands in the early 20th century. He graduated from Fresno State in 1974. He was a state legislator for 24 years, serving in the California State Assembly from 1978 until 1991, and in the California State Senate from 1994 until 2002. He was an aggressive fighter for farmers, the environment and health care in the Fresno area.

In 2004, Costa defeated Republican state senator Roy Ashburn to become the U.S. Representative for the 20th District. Read More...

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