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Stark couldn’t immediately be reached for comment this afternoon.
Stark, 79, first was elected to Congress in 1972; he's the fifth most senior House member and dean of the California delegation. He announced his candidacy for a 21st term Aug.
The Bay Area is also home to dozens of ethnic communities, making it one of the most diverse regions in the world.
Stark, who turns 80 in November, has not faced serious opposition since his election in 1972.