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Arlen F. Gregorio


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CA Blue Book
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-03-1970 Democratic SD-12 98964 Win
11-05-1974 Democratic SD-10 106410 Win
11-07-1978 Democratic SD-10 88158 Loss
11-06-1984 Democratic SD-11 133605 Loss

Candidate Biography:

Arlen Foster Gregorio
Born: September 11, 1931 in San Francisco, CA
Married: Donna Prentice
Children: John, Stephen, and Arlen
Military Service: USN

Previous: Assistant City Attorney, City of San Bruno (eight years)
Previous: Member, San Mateo County Board of Supervisors (five years)
Later: Superior Court Judge pro tem

  • After being convicted of bribery charges that came from the Shrimpscam investigation, State Senator Alan Robbins commented on the honesty demonstrated by Gregorio; "Probably the best example I know of a legislator who refused special- interest money is the former state Sen. Arlen Gregorio, who represented San Mateo and Santa Clara counties from 1970 to 1978. Gregorio refused to accept any contributions over $100. As a result, he was ostracized by his colleagues, who sat on their hands when it came to raising money for him until it was too late and he was defeated for re-election. "

Source: California Blue Book (1971), (1975)