Washington, D.C. — The Washington, D.C. office and the district offices of
the Honorable Tom Lantos will continue to serve the people of the Twelfth Congressional
District of California under the supervision of the Clerk of the House of Representatives.
Representative Lantos died on February 11, 2008.
Staff members of Representative Lantos remain on the House payroll under the supervision
of the Clerk of the House to receive and undertake constituent casework, to help
in handling business with the departments of the executive branch of the government,
to provide general status information on pending legislation and to offer other
general constituent services provided by House offices. The Clerk of the House is
Lorraine C. Miller.
The Washington, D.C. office and the California district offices are presently open
on a daily basis to accommodate congressional business. Under House rules, the Clerk
manages the offices when a Member dies, resigns, or is expelled. This authority,
which does not include voting representation, continues until a successor is elected
to fill the vacant seat. This is the eleventh vacancy to occur during the 110th
Congress. Nine vacancies occurred in the 109th Congress due to resignation or death.
The Washington office is located in 2413 Rayburn House Office Building, telephone
(202) 225-3531. Mail addressed to the Office of the Twelfth Congressional District
of California, Washington, D.C. 20515, will be delivered through the internal House
mail distribution system.
The district office is located at 400 S. El Camino Real, Room 410, San Mateo, California,
94402, (650) 342-0300.
Requests for further details should be directed to the Office of the Clerk (202)