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California Congressional District 8

Job Description

Starting Salary: $174,000

For the 116th time in history, the entire U.S. House of Representatives is hiring for all 435 positions.

Politically ambitious Californians have applied for one of 53 positions in the state’s congressional delegation. Duties include:

  • Attend floor sessions and vote on bills
  • Occasionally write bills
  • Help investigate Russia’s interference in the 2016 election
  • Help investigate the FBI’s investigation of Russia’s interference in the 2016 election
  • Channel the concerns of the 700,000 or so people who live in their district and convince 434 other colleagues to care about them too
  • Spend a lot of time asking donors for money


Paul Cook

United States Representative

Tim Donnelly

Business Owner/Author

HR Note

Incumbent Party: Republican
Democratic vs Republican Voter Registration: 4.8% R
Trump vs Clinton Margin, 2016: 24.6% Trump
Congressional Margin of Victory in Last Election: 15.1%
Top Two Primary Applicants, June 2018: Paul Cook (40.8%), Tim Donnelly (22.8%)
Democratic vs Republican Vote Share, June 2018: 27.2% R

Going Deeper

One Republican skips the weekend party convention and heads for the border

Tim Donnelly, Republican candidate in California’s 8th congressional district.


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