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Jay Obernolte


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Date Party Office Votes Result
11-04-2014 Republican AD-33 46144 Win
11-08-2016 Republican AD-33 84000 Win
11-06-2018 Republican AD-33 72109 Win

Candidate Biography:

Jay Phillip Obernolte
Born: August 18, 1970 in Chicago, Illinois
Married: Heather (m. 1996)
Children: Hale and Troy

2005-2010: Member, Big Bear City Airport Board of Directors
2010-2014: Member, Big Bear Lake City Council
2014: Mayor, City of Big Bear Lake
2016: Delegate, Republican National Convention 

  • Trump Delegate
  • LEGISLATION: Author of AB 2 (2017) which would add "peace officer" to the list of actual and perceived characteristics to determine if a criminal act is a hate crime. (Died in Assembly Public Safety)
  • CLOSE CONTEST: Obernolte narrowly won a spot in the 2014 General election after defeating Michelle Ambroziac by 462 votes (1.1%).
  • Heather Obernolte was also a 2016 Delegate to the Republican National Convention.

Source: California Assembly Handbook (2015)

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