Ken Calvert (born June 8, 1953), American politician, has been a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives since 1993, representing the 44th Congressional District of California. He currently serves on the House Armed Services Committee, the House Resources Committee, and the House Science Committee. He is the Chairman of the House Subcommittee of Space and Aeronautics within the Science Committee. He was born in Corona, California, was educated at San Diego State University, and was a restaurant manager and business owner before entering the House.
Calvert is a member of The Republican Main Street Partnership and a co-chair to the Congressional Caucus to Fight and Control Methamphetamine (Meth Caucus).
Calvert was first elected in 1992 to his position representing the Inland Empire area of Southern California. In 1992 he received 47f the vote, a plurality of the voteshare and was therefore elected. Calvert was re-elected in 1994 with 55f the vote, again in 1996 with 55f the vote, in 1998 with 55f the vote. He was uncontested in 2000.
Calvert giving a floor speech in the House of Representatives said of Bill Clinton's private life, "We can't forgive what occurred between the President and Lewinsky."