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Rep. Jim Costa (D-CA 16th District)

8th term Democrat from California 16th District.


Residence: Fresno

Marital Status: Single

Prev. Occupation: Professor, Legislative Aide, Business Executive, Farmer

Prev. Political Exp.: CA Assembly, 1978-94; CA Senate, 1994-2002

Education: BA California State University - Fresno, 1974

Birthdate: 04/13/1952

Birthplace: Fresno, CA

Religion: Catholic

Percentage in Last Election: 55%

Major Opponent: Johnny Tacherra


Current Elected Office Contact Information

Contact Rep. Jim Costa.

Website: costa.house.gov

Washington, D.C. Office:

2081 Rayburn House Office Building,
District of Columbia 20515-0516
Phone: (202) 225-3341
Fax: (202) 225-9308

Fresno Office: (more district offices)

855 M Street, Suite 940
Fresno, California 93721
Phone: (559) 495-1620
Fax: (559) 495-1027


Current Elected Office Committees:


Current Elected Office Staff Members:

  • Chief of Staff: Juan Lopez
  • Scheduler: Elina Karapetyan
  • Comm. Dir.: Tammy Jones-Johnson
  • Military LA: Bradley Hart
  • Foreign Policy LA: Bradley Hart
  • Education LA: Ian Fluellen
  • Legis. Dir.: Ben Goldeen
  • Veteran Affairs LA: Ian Fluellen
  • Child/Family Issues LA: Ian Fluellen
  • Health LA: Ian Fluellen
  • Financial Services LA: Ian Fluellen
  • Agriculture LA: Ben Goldeen
  • Elections LA: Juan Lopez
  • Tax LA: Ian Fluellen
  • Telecomm LA: Alexa Fox
  • Energy LA: Alexa Fox
  • Environment LA: Alexa Fox



Current Elected Office Key Votes:

These are our key votes and this is how Rep. Jim Costa voted on our issues. Click on each heading to sort.

Status Name of Legislation Date Voted Score
A Johnson of Connecticut Amendment, as Amended; Energy Policy Act of 2005 04/20/2005 Yea Voted For
F Amendment to Budget for FY 2006 03/17/2005 Nay Voted Against

P = Passed Voted For Us= Voted With Us
A = Agreed To Voted Against= Voted Against Us
R = Rejected Not Scored= Not Scored
C = Confirmed Ineligible to Vote= Ineligible to Vote
F = Failed

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Current Elected Office Bills:

Here is Rep. Jim Costa's cosponsorship status on our key legislation. Send Rep. Jim Costa a message by clicking in the "Send Message" column.

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Bill Name Cosponsor? Send Message
H.R.1182 - Bill to Amend the Truth in Lending Act No Send Message to Rep. Jim Costa


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