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Rocky J. Chavez


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Date Party Office Votes Result
11-06-2012 Republican AD-76 88295 Win
11-04-2014 Republican AD-76 58824 Win
11-08-2016 Republican AD-76 95477 Win

Candidate Biography:

Rocky John Chavez
Born: May 12, 1951 in Torrance, CA
Married: Mary Margaret
Children: Temujin Tom, Regina Ann Shepperson and Sage John
Military Service: USMC

2002-2009: Member, Oceanside City Council
2004: Candidate for Mayor of Oceanside (Lost)
2008: Candidate for Mayor of Oceanside (Lost)
2009-2011: Undersecretary, California Department of Veterans Affairs
2012: [Acting] Secretary, California Department of Veterans Affairs
2016: Early Primary Candidate for U.S. Senate (Withdrew)
2018: Primary Candidate for CD-49 (Lost; 7.6%)
2018-Present: Member, Tri-City Healthcare District Board (term ends 2022)
2020: Early Primary Candidate for AD-76 (Withdrew)
2020: Candidate for Mayor of Oceanside (Lost; 9.5%)

Source: Biography on campaign website [] (accessed 6/7/2012)
Source: California Assembly Handbook (2015)