Kevin McCarthy currently holds the seat for California’s 23rd Congressional district and is running for the new 20th Congressional district.
McCarthy, 57, is the House Minority Leader and the leader of the House Republican Conference. He was originally elected in 2019. He previously served as the House Majority Leader, the House Majority Whip, House Republican Chief Deputy Whip, a member of the U.S. House of Representatives for California, the Minority Leader of the California State Assembly and a member of the California State Assembly
from the 32nd district.
He was born in Bakersfield, Calif., and graduated from California State University, Bakersfield.
According to the government website, McCarthy is married to his wife Judy and has two children, Connor and Meghan.
McCarthy is running against James MacCauley, James Davis (NP), Marisa Wood, Ben Dewell (D).
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