Jackie Speier

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Jackie Speier is the Democratic Congresswoman-elect for the 12th Congressional District of California

Jackie Speier is the Democratic Congresswoman for the 12th Congressional District (map) of California. On April 8, 2008 she won a special election to fill deceased Rep. Tom Lantos's vacant seat. She also won the Democratic primary in June 2008 to be the candidate for the next full term in the November 2008 general elections.

Positions, record and controversies


2008 superdelegate

This information was gathered by volunteer researchers as part of the Superdelegate Transparency Project on the superdelegates for the 2008 Democratic presidential primary. For more info see the California superdelegate tracker or visit the STP homepage.

Before Hillary Clinton conceded the race, Jackie Speier, as a superdelegate, had endorsed her for President.

For more information and sources, see the state page for this superdelegate linked to in the blue box above.

2008 elections

On April 8, 2008 Speier won a special election to fill deceased Rep. Tom Lantos's vacant seat.[1][2]

Speier won the Democratic nomination for the November 2008 general elections on June 3, 2008.[3]

Money in politics

Information on this candidate's 2010 fundraising is not yet available.

Committees and affiliations


Speier will be assigned committees when she arrives in Congress.


More background data


Articles and resources

Related SourceWatch articles


  1. 2008 Race Tracker page on California’s 12th Congressional District
  2. Will Oremus "Speier wins Lantos’ seat in Congress", “The Mercury News”, April 9, 2008, Accessed April 9, 2008
  3. "McClintock wins GOP House nod," San Jose Mercury News (Associated Press), June 5, 2008.
  4. Directors, Philanthropic Ventures Fund, accessed January 10, 2009.

External resources

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