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Tom Spinosa


Date Party Office Votes Result
11-08-1966 Republican SD-09 67735 Loss
11-03-1970 Republican SD-10 51791 Loss
11-05-1974 Republican CD-06 26260 Loss
11-02-1976 Republican CD-06 35359 Loss
11-07-1978 Republican CD-06 33515 Loss
11-04-1980 Republican CD-06 34500 Loss
06-21-1983 Republican CD-05 2933 Loss
11-06-1984 Republican CD-05 45930 Loss
11-08-1994 Republican SD-08 30753 Loss

Candidate Biography:

Thomas J. Spinosa
Born: June 6, 1915 in San Francisco, CA
Married: Janet, Shirley
Children: Margaret, Carolyn, Donn, Victoria and Jason
Military: USN (Vietnam)
Died: October 20, 2008 in Burbank, CA

1982: Primary Candidate for CD-05 (Lost; 12.1%)
1987: Special Primary Candidate for CD-05 (Lost; 1.6%)
1988: Primary Candidate for CD-05 (Lost; 34.4%)

Source: "Tom Spinosa, perennial S.F. candidate, dies" by Carl Nolte, San Francisco Chronicle (11/9/2008), p. B3

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