Friday, November 15, 2019

GOP members of Congress announce their retirements from the House early and often (Paul Cook edition)

Say goodbye to Paul Cook, 76, calling it quits after 8 years in the House.

Reported in  California Republican Rep. Paul Cook to retire from Congress, run for county supervisor seat.  (Los Angeles Times, 9/17/2019)

Looks like a 100% safe GOP district
Source:  Ballotpedia 

In California's "jungle primary" system, the two candidates receiving the most votes in a primary election advance to the general election, regardless of party affiliation.  (It's supposed to bring us all together.)

Source:  Wikipedia

Sources:  CNN (CA/US), Daily Kos (CA 8th CD)

Source:  Daily Kos

Other Paul Cook posts:
Meet the lemmings of Congress.  (10/11/2019)
On the issues:  Gun control.  (12/3/2015)
No friend to the environment.  (11/20/2014)

Other retirement/resignation posts:
Alabama 1st CD.  Bradley Byrne.  (8/1/2019)
Alabama 2nd CD.  Martha Roby.  (8/1/2019)
Florida 19th CD.  Francis Rooney.  (10/21/2019)
Georgia 7th CD.  Rob Woodall.  (8/2/2019)
Illinois 15th CD.  John Shimkus.  (9/11/2019)
Indiana 5th CD.  Susan Brooks.  (8/3/2019)
Michigan 10th CD.  Paul Mitchell.  (8/5/2019)
New York 2nd CD.  Pete King. (11/11/2019)
Oregon 2nd CD.  Greg Walden.  (11/2/2019)
Texas 11th CD.  Mike Conaway.  (8/3/2019)
Texas 13th CD.  Mac Thornberry.  (11/12/2019)
Texas 17th CD.  Bill Flores.  (9/5/2019)
Texas 22nd CD.  Pete Olson.  (8/4/2019)
Texas 23rd CD.  Will Hurd.  (8/5/2019)
Texas 24th CD.  Kenny Marchant.  (8/6/2019)
Wisconsin 5th CD.  Jim Sensenbrenner.  (9/4/2019)
Wisconsin 7th CD.  Sean Duffy.  (9/1/2019)

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