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David Chiu


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Date Party Office Votes Result
11-04-2014 Democratic AD-17 63041 Win
11-08-2016 Democratic AD-17 172153 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: April 2, 1970 in Cleveland, Ohio
Married: Candace Chen (m. 2013)
Child: Lucas

1990s: Democratic Counsel, U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee’s Constitution Subcommittee
1990s: Aide, U.S. Senator Paul Simon
1990s: Prosecutor, San Francisco District Attorney’s office
2009-2014: Member, San Francisco Board of Supervisors

  • CLOSE CONTEST: Chiu narrowly won the 2014 General election when he defeated David Campos by 2,625 votes (2.2%)

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