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John F. Dunlap


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California Blue Book
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-08-1966 Democratic AD-05 45392 Win
11-05-1968 Democratic AD-05 45261 Win
11-03-1970 Democratic AD-05 50110 Win
11-07-1972 Democratic AD-05 68036 Win
11-05-1974 Democratic SD-04 103969 Win
11-07-1978 Democratic SD-04 94448 Loss
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Candidate Biography:

Born: September 11, 1922 in San Jose, CA
Married: Janet L. Jack (in 1946)
Children: Jill Bonner, David Anderson, Peter Trask, Jane Hamilton
Family: Great grandson of Nathan Coombs, Grandson of Frank L. Coombs, nephew of Nathan F. Coombs
Military Service: ARMY (WWII)

1950-1961: Member, Mt. George Union School District Board of Trustees
1964-1966: Chairman, Napa County Mental Health Advisory Board
1978-1984: Member, Worker's Compensation Appeals Board

  • On his website, Dunlap commented "The worst aspect of over-promising is that it results in public disillusionment when your solutions fall short of their mark and with disillusion comes an unwillingness to keep trying."
  • LEGISLATION: The Dunlap Act (1969) required that new coastal development dedicate trails granting public access to the ocean.
  • LEGISLATION: The Alatorre-Zenovich-Dunlap-Berman Agricultural Labor Relations Act of 1975 establishing the right to collective bargaining for farmworkers as well as the creation of the state's Agricultural Labor Relations Board.

Source: California Blue Book (1967), (1971)