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There are few if any safer Congressional districts for Democrats than in the Bay Area. So with Republicans threatening to take back control of the House of Representatives in 2022, we polled the region’s representatives Tuesday after Jackie Speier’s announcement that she won’t run for re-election to ask about others’ plans for 2022. We also asked the state’s two senators about their future plans.

Here is a who’s who of the Bay Area’s congressional delegation:

Senators: 

Dianne Feinstein 

  • Democrat
  • Age: 88
  • First elected to the Senate: 1992
  • Planning to run in 2024: She has “made no announcement,” her office said.

Alex Padilla

  • Democrat
  • Age: 48
  • First elected to the Senate: Appointed by Gov. Gavin Newsom in 2021
  • Planning to run in 2022: Yes

U.S. Representatives: 

Mark DeSaulnier

  • Democrat-Concord
  • 11th Congressional District
  • Age: 69
  • First elected to Congress: 2014
  • Planning to run in 2022: Yes

Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House

  • Democrat-San Francisco
  • 12th Congressional District
  • Age: 81
  • First elected to Congress: 1987
  • Planning to run in 2022: Unclear. Her office did not respond to a request for comment.

Barbara Lee

  • Democrat-Oakland
  • 13th Congressional District
  • Age: 75
  • First elected to Congress: 1998
  • Planning to run in 2022: Yes

Jackie Speier

  • Democrat-San Mateo
  • 14th Congressional District
  • Age: 71
  • First elected to Congress: 2008
  • Planning to run in 2022: No

Eric Swalwell

  • Democrat-Dublin
  • 15th Congressional District
  • Age: 41
  • First elected to Congress: 2012
  • Planning to run in 2022: His office did not respond to a request for comment.

Ro Khanna

  • Democrat-Fremont
  • 17th Congressional District
  • Age: 45
  • First elected to Congress: 2016
  • Planning to run in 2022: Yes

Anna Eshoo

  • Democrat-Palo Alto
  • 18th Congressional District
  • Age: 78
  • First elected to Congress: 1992
  • Planning to run in 2022: Her office did not respond to a request for comment.

Zoe Lofgren

  • Democrat-San Jose
  • 19th Congressional District
  • Age: 73
  • First elected to Congress: 1994
  • Planning to run in 2022: Yes