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Eric A. Garris

Republican

Date Party Office Votes Result
11-07-1972 Peace and Freedom AD-61 3488 Loss
11-05-1974 Peace and Freedom SD-22 4316 Loss
11-04-1980 Libertarian SD-05 21162 Loss
06-21-1983 Libertarian CD-05 408 Loss
11-06-1990 Republican AD-21 25695 Loss
 

Candidate Biography:

Born: December 24, 1953 in Paris, France

1970s: A leader in the Students for a Libertarian Society
Previous: State Director, Libertarian Party of California.
1988: Primary Candidate for CD-08 (Lost; 48.6%)
1990: [Libertarian Write-in] Primary Candidate for AD-21 (Won; 70%)
1995-????: Webmaster/Managing Editor, antiwar.com (founded with Justin Raimondo)
1996: Director, Republicans for Proposition 215 [medical marijuana initiative] (passed)
2008: Write-in Candidate for Presidential Elector for Ron Paul (Lost)

  • A self-described "pot-smoking Republican" from Sunnyvale, Garris has run for Assembly, State Senate, and Congress as a member of the Peace and Freedom, Libertarian, and Republican parties.