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Joseph Fuhrig

Libertarian

Date Party Office Votes Result
11-04-1980 Libertarian CD-10 11904 Loss
11-02-1982 Libertarian Senate1 107720 Loss
11-06-1984 Libertarian CD-05 4008 Loss
11-04-1986 Libertarian Governor 52628 Loss
Website: www.independent.org/aboutus/person_detail.asp?id=342
 

Candidate Biography:

Born: 1947 in California
Died: March 3, 2003

Known for his " Traveling Capitalism Show"
1983: Vice Presidential candidate (Libertarian)
1986-1994: Advocates for Self-Government
1979-1982: Cato Institute

"In 1982, Joe ran for the California Senate as a Libertarian Party candidate. That race is still viewed by many today as a landmark, notable for the high quality of campaigning; the high quality of the issue papers ("wonderful papers on the drug war, denationalization of defense, and immigration, really wonderful papers," Joe says, written by the brilliant libertarian scholar Jeff Hummel); and most of all, a deep commitment to uncompromising, hardcore libertarian principle."

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