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Kevin McCarthy
Kevin McCarthy
For other people named Kevin McCarthy, see Kevin McCarthy.

Kevin McCarthy (born January 26, 1965) is a U.S. politician, who is currently the Republican Floor Leader in the California State Assembly. Image File history File links KevinMcCarthyPolitician. ... Kevin McCarthy has been a radio-tv personality in north Texas since Gordon McLendon brought him to Dallas as part of the original staff of KNUS/99 in 1972. ... January 26 is the 26th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1965 calendar). ... Motto: E pluribus unum (1789 to 1956) (Latin: Out of Many, One) In God We Trust (1956 to present) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington, D.C. Largest city New York City Official language(s) None at federal level; English de facto Government • President • Vice President Federal Republic George... A politician is an individual involved in politics to the extent of holding or running for public office. ... This article is about the modern United States Republican Party. ... ... California State Assembly Chamber in the State Capitol The California State Assembly is the lower house of the California State Legislature. ...


Born in Bakersfield, California, McCarthy is a fourth-generation resident of Kern County, California. McCarthy opened his first business, Kevin O's Deli, at the age of 21 to raise money to go to California State University, Bakersfield, where he earned his Bachelor of Science in marketing in 1989 and Master of Business Administration in 1994. City nickname:Californias Country Music Capital County Kern County, California Area  - Total  - Water 296. ... Kern County is a county located in the southern Central Valley of California. ... California State University, Bakersfield (CSUB), located in Bakersfield, California, was founded in 1965. ... A Bachelor of Science (B.S., B.Sc. ... It has been suggested that Product marketing be merged into this article or section. ... 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Master of Business Administration (MBA) is a masters degree in business administration, which attracts people from a wide range of academic disciplines. ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International year of the Family. ...


From the late 1990s until 2002, McCarthy served as the District Director for U.S. Congressman Bill Thomas, the Chairman of the powerful House Ways and Means Committee. In 2000, McCarthy was elected as a Trustee on the Kern Community College District Board, winning 13% more votes than his nearest competitor. The 1990s decade refers to the years from 1990 to 1999, inclusive. ... For the Cusco album, see 2002 (album). ... The chamber of the United States House of Representatives is located in the south wing of the Capitol building, in Washington, D.C.. This photograph shows a rare glimpse of the four vote tallying boards (the blackish squares across the top), which display each members name and vote as... Bill Thomas For other people named William Thomas, see William Thomas. ... The Committee on Ways and Means is a committee of the United States House of Representatives. ... This article is about the year 2000. ...


In 2002, McCarthy was elected to the State Assembly with 76% of the vote to represent the 32nd District. In 2003, he was unanimously elected Republican Assembly Leader, effective January 2004, becoming the first freshman Assemblymember and the first Kern County legislator to hold the post. In November 2004, McCarthy was re-elected to the Assembly with 79% of the vote. For the Cusco album, see 2002 (album). ... California State Assembly Chamber in the State Capitol The California State Assembly is the lower house of the California State Legislature. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... ζōA legislator is a person who writes and passes laws, especially someone who is a member of a legislature. ... Look up November in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


McCarthy and his wife, Judy, have two children, Connor and Meghan.


McCarthy is the early favorite in the race to replace retiring congressman Bill Thomas. Bill Thomas For other people named William Thomas, see William Thomas. ...


External links

  • Official Assembly web site
  • Official Campaign web site
Preceded by:
Roy Ashburn
'California State Assemblyman
32nd District'

2002–present
Succeeded by:

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