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Gregory Gandrud


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Date Party Office Votes Result
11-04-2008 Republican AD-35 58244 Loss

Candidate Biography:

Gregory Garfield Gandrud
Born: February 25, 1961 in Los Angeles, CA

1997-1999: Chairman, Libertarian Party of Santa Barbara County
2000: Candidate for Carpinteria City Council (Lost; 25.9%)
2002-2006: Member, Carpinteria City Council
2006: Candidate for Carpinteria City Council (Lost; 17%)
2006-2010: Member, Recreational Trails Committee, California State Parks
2010: Candidate for Santa Barbara County Treasurer-Tax Collector-Public Administrator (Lost; 15.6%)
2011: Chairman, Santa Barbara County Republican Party 
2019-Present: Treasurer, California Republican Party
2020: Delegate, Republican National Convention
2020: Candidate for Presidential Elector for Donald Trump (Lost)

  • 2016 Trump Delegate
  • In 2011, Gandrud became the first self-identified gay member of the California Republican State Central Committee Board of Directors.

Source: "CA GOP has first openly gay board member...not that there's anything wrong with that" by Joe Garofoli at SF Gate Politics Blog (3/21/2011)