Chula Vista, California - Congressman Juan Vargas (CA-51) announced California’s 51st Congressional District’s 2nd Annual Facebook and Twitter Cover Photo Contest over social media today. This contest is open to anyone that lives, works or attends school in Southern San Diego County or Imperial County. Photos should reflect the beauty, culture and character of California’s 51st Congressional District. Submissions should include the photo, the entrant’s name and where the photo was taken.

All submissions must be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 12 PM PDT on July 15, 2015. The five finalists’ photos will be posted on the Congressman’s Facebook page, where the winner will be decided by popular vote as indicated by the number of “likes” each photo receives.

The deadline for submissions is Wednesday, July 15, at 12 PM PDT. Voting will be held from July 16 at 10 AM through July 20 at 5 PM PDT. The winner will be announced on July 22 at 10 AM.

Vargas represents California’s 51st Congressional District, which includes the southern portion of San Diego County, all of Imperial County and California’s entire US/Mexico border.  Vargas is currently serving his first term in Congress.  He represented the 40th California State Senate District from 2010-2012, the 79th California State Assembly District from 2000 – 2006 and served on the San Diego City Council from 1993 – 2000.