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Darrell Issa, Candidate [R, CA-50]
District 50, California


Darrell Edward Issa is an American businessman and Republican politician. He served in the United States House of Representatives from 2001 to 2019, representing districts primarily covering north San Diego County, California. From January 2011 to January 2015, he served as Chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. Issa also served as CEO of Directed Electronics, which he co-founded in 1982. Issa, as the House representative for California's 48th (and after redistricting 49th) district from 2000-2018, was the wealthiest serving member of Congress.


Issa announced on January 10, 2018, that he would not seek reelection for his House seat in the 49th district. Democrat Mike Levin was elected on November 6, 2018, to become the district's next representative. On September 19, 2018, President Donald Trump nominated Issa to be Director of the United States Trade and Development Agency. He is now running for election to the House seat for California's 50th district.


Location California
Party Republican

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