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Michael T. Chamness


Date Party Office Votes Result
02-15-2011 No Party Preference SD-28 309 Loss
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Candidate Biography:


1996-1997: State Chair, Green Pary of Colorado
1996: [Write-in] Candidate for Congress [Colorado] (Lost)
1996: Volunteer Coordinator, Ralph Nader for President campaign
2000: Volunteer Coordinator, Ralph Nader for President campaign
2011: Special Primary Candidate for CD-36 (Lost; 0.2%)

  • With Mark Lipman, Lipman was one of the first two "No Party Preference" candidates in California history.

Source: "'Coffee party' candidate files federal suit to block Prop. 14 rules" by Torey Van Oot, Sacramento Bee Capitol Alert (2/24/2011)

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