Lois Capps

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Rep. Lois Capps, born in Ladysmith, Wisconsin on January 10, 1938 is a 'radical' Democrat according to GovTrack, who serves the 23rd Congressional District of California. Capps was first elected by special election to fill the vacancy caused by the death of her husband Walter Capps.



  • B.S., Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, Wash., 1959
  • M.A., Yale University, New Haven, Conn., 1964
  • M.A., University of California, Santa Barbara, Calif., 1990

Employment history

  • nursing instructor
  • nurse administrator, Yale Hospital, New Haven, Conn.
  • director, Teenage Pregnancy and Parenting Project and the Parent and Child Enrichment Center, Santa Barbara County, California
  • instructor, Santa Barbara City College, Santa Barbara, California

Political history

  • elected as a Democrat to the 105th United States Congress by special election to fill the vacancy caused by the death of her husband, United States Representative Walter Capps, and reelected to the five succeeding Congresses (March 10, 1998-present). [1]



Washington DC Office
1707 Longworth HOB
Washington, DC 20515
Phone: (202) 225-3601
Fax: (202) 225-5632

Santa Barbara Office
1216 State Street
Suite 403
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Phone: (805) 730-1710
Fax: (805) 730-9153

San Luis Obispo Office
1411 Marsh Street
Suite 205
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Phone: (805) 546-8348
Fax: (805) 546-8368

Oxnard Office
141 South A Street
Suite 204
Oxnard, CA 93030
Phone: (805) 385-3440
Fax: (805) 385-3399

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