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TJ Cox Bio, Wiki, Age, Education, Wife, Children, Mother, California’s 21st congressional district

26th November 2018, TJ Cox leads by 438 votes over the Republican incumbent David Valadao.

T J Cox Wiki

TJ Cox Bio

Terrance John Cox (born July 18, 1963) is an American engineer, businessman, and politician. Democrat T.J. Cox is currently, as of 26th November leading over Rep. David Valadao (R) in California’s 21st Congressional District, in another potential boost for Democrats, who have posted a string of wins in the state.

T J Cox Personal details

T J Cox Age He was born on 18th July 1963 (age 55) Walnut Creek, California, U.S.
TJ Cox Wife Kathleen Murphy
TJ Cox Children 4 Children
TJ Cox Mother Perla (Lola) DeCastro
T J Cox Political party Democratic
TJ Cox Education University of Nevada, Reno (BS)
Southern Methodist University(MBA)
Member-elect of the U.S. House of Representatives from California’s 21st district
Assuming office 3rd January 2019
Succeeding David Valadao

TJ Cox Personal Life, Wife, Children, and Mother

Cox is a community development leader, health care advocate and entrepreneur. He lives in Fresno with his wife, Kathleen Murphy, M.D., a pediatric intensive care physician, and their four children. His mother Perla (Lola) DeCastro, an immigrant from the Philippines, was a pioneer for social justice and served as one of Nevada’s first equal opportunity employment officers.  Cox continued his family’s tradition of service by founding the Central Valley New Market Tax Credit Fund, which invests in socially and economically disadvantaged communities throughout the Central Valley — raising and investing $65 million and creating over 1,500 Central Valley jobs.

CA-21 –  California’s 21st congressional district

CA-10 – California’s 10th district primary race

TJ Cox 2006 Elections

Cox ran for the United States House of Representatives in California’s 19th congressional district in the 2006 elections, losing to George Radanovich. At the time, the 19th district was located in the San Joaquin Valley and included portions of current California’s 21st congressional district (CA-21).

TJ Cox 2018 Elections

In the 2018 elections, Cox again ran for the United States House of Representatives, this time in CA-21. Cox began this congressional bid in 2017, competing in California’s 10th district primary race (CA-10) against several other Democratic candidates. However, Democrat Emilio Huerta (the only Democratic challenger in CA-21) withdrew from the CA-21 race immediately prior to the filing deadline to appear on the primary election ballot.

Cox withdrew from the CA-10 race to instead run in CA-21 against incumbent Representative David Valadao. He and Valadao advanced from the June 5 top-two primary election to the 6th November 2018 Midterm Elections.

As of 26th November 2018, Cox leads by 438 votes over the Republican incumbent David Valadao.

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