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Diane Harkey


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Date Party Office Votes Result
11-04-2008 Republican AD-73 87905 Win
11-02-2010 Republican AD-73 81164 Win
11-06-2012 Republican AD-73 130030 Win
11-04-2014 Republican SBOE4 1030580 Win
11-06-2018 Republican CD-49 128577 Loss

Candidate Biography:

Diane Lynn Harkey
Born: June 20, 1951 in Joliet, Illinois
Married: Dan (m. ~1983)
Child: Jaclyn

1987-????: Member, Orange County Architectural Review Board
2004-2008: Member, Dana Point City Council
2006-2008: Mayor, City of Dana Point
2006: Special Election Primary Candidate for SD-35 (Lost; 38.5%)
2016: Candidate for Presidential Elector for California (Lost)
2022: Primary Candidate for Orange County Supervisor (Lost)

  • CLOSE CONTEST: Tom Harman narrowly won the SD-35 Special Election in 2006 when he defeated Harkey by 236 votes (0.24%).

Source: California Legislature Handbook (2009-10)