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Paul Gann


Date Party Office Votes Result
11-04-1980 Republican Senate3 3093426 Loss

Candidate Biography:

Born: June 12, 1912 in Clark County, Arkansas
Married: Nell Holloway (died 2005)
Children: Mary Pauline Hammond, Richard L. Gann*, Linda N. Stone, and JoAnn Fowler
Died: September 11, 1989 

1950s: Candidate for Modesto City Council (Lost)
????: Founder, Gann Taxpayer Organization
1974: Founder, The People's Advocate
1978: Proponent (with Howard Jarvis), Proposition 13 "People's Initiative to Limit Property Taxation"- PASSED
1979: Proponent, Proposition 4 (Gann Spending Limit) - PASSED
1982: Proponent, Proposition 8 (Victims Bill of Rights) - PASSED
1984: Proponent, Legislative Reform Act - PASSED BUT OVERTURNED
1990: Paul Gann Blood Safety Act becomes law.**

  • From 1990-2004, Richard Gann was the President of the Gann Taxpayer Organization
  • "At age 70, Paul Gann acquired the virus for AIDS after open-heart surgery." - Source: LOC
  • LEGISLATION: The Paul Gann Blood Safety Act (1990) mandates that physicians discuss the risks of blood transfusion with their patients.