George Radanovich

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George P. Radanovich, a Republican, represented the 19th District of California in the United States House of Representatives from 1995 to 2011.


Record and controversies

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Iraq War

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Radanovich voted for the Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Iraq Resolution of 2002 that started the Iraq War.[1]

Environmental record

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Anti-ESA group

Radanovich serves on the advisory board of National Wilderness Institute, an organization that claims to be the "voice of reason on the environment." NWI is dedicated to weakening the Endangered Species Act and other environmental protections. [1]


Radanovich was born on June 20, 1955 in Mariposa, California. He was educated at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, and was a bank executive, business owner and member of the Mariposa County board of supervisors before entering the House.

He defeated Michael Dermanouel Jr. in the Republican primary in 1994 and incumbent congressman Richard Lehman in the following November election. Richard Lehman was considered vulnerable after narrowly defeating Tal Cloud the previous election cycle.

2006 elections

In 2006, the Democrats nominated TJ Cox to face Radanovich in his November 2006 bid for reelection. (See U.S. congressional elections in 2006) [2] Radanovich retained his seat.

Money in Politics

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Committees and Affiliations


Committees in the 110th Congress (2007-2008)

  • House Committee on Energy and Commerce
    • Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade, and Consumer Protection
    • Subcommittee on Environment and Hazardous Materials
    • Subcommittee on Telecommunications and the Internet

Committee assignments in the 109th Congress (2005-2006)

Coalitions and Caucuses

  • Co Chair, Croatian Caucus, 2005
  • Co Chair, Wine Caucus, 1998-2005
  • Member, Western Caucus, 1997-2005
  • Armenian Caucus
  • Vice Chair, Congressional Competiveness Caucus
  • Courthouse Caucus
  • Diabetes Caucus
  • Fire Services Caucus
  • Forest Task Force
  • Heart and Stroke Caucus
  • Horticulture Caucus
  • House Energy Action Team
  • Member, Methamphetamine Caucus
  • National Environment Policy Act Task Force
  • National Guard and Reserve Components Caucus
  • Scouting Caucus

Boards and other Affiliations

  • Advisory Board, National Wilderness Institute
  • Member, Class XXI, California AG Leadership, 1990-1992
  • California Association of Wine Grape Growers
  • California Farm Bureau
  • Mariposa Chamber of Commerce
  • Mariposa Rotary Club
  • Wine Institute

Candidate data

Wikipedia also has an article on George Radanovich. This article may use content from the Wikipedia article under the terms of the GFDL.


DC office
  • 255 Dirksen Senate Office Building Washington, DC 20510
    Ph: 202-224-2353 Fax: 202-228-0908
    Webform email
District offices
  • 2350 West Shaw Avenue, Suite 137, Fresno, CA 93711
    Ph: 559-449-2490 Fax: (none entered)
  • 121 Main Street, Suite I, Turlock, CA 95380
    Ph: 209-656-8660 Fax: (none entered)
On the Web
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