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Ray Haynes


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CA State Assembly
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-06-1990 Republican SD-36 97558 Loss
11-03-1992 Republican AD-66 83919 Win
11-08-1994 Republican SD-36 121263 Win
11-03-1998 Republican SD-36 127531 Win
11-05-2002 Republican AD-66 55205 Win
11-02-2004 Republican AD-66 91606 Win
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Candidate Biography:

Raymond N. Haynes
Born: August 26, 1954 in Merced, CA
Married: Pam
Children: Jennifer, Caitlin, and Sarah
University: University of Southern California (Law School)

Previous: Member, Moreno Valley Planning Commission
Previous: Treasurer, Citizens for Property Rights
Previous: Chairman of the Resolutions Committee, California Republican Party
2000: Chair, American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC)
2000: Opponent, Proposition 14 (California Reading and Literacy Improvement and Public Library Construction and Renovation Bond Act of 2000) [Passed: 59%]
2000: Primary Candidate for US Senate (Lost; 22.5%)
2006: Primary Candidate for SBOE-3 (Lost; 33.6%)
2011-Present: Promoter, National Popular Vote
2014: Primary Candidate for CD-34 (Lost; 14.9%)

  • NOTABLE NO VOTE (Expanded Local Pension Benefits): Haynes was one of 7 State Senators (and 14 legislators overall) who voted against AB 616 (2001) by Tom Calderon, which created allowed California cities, counties and special districts to offer retirement benefit factors up to 3% at age 60. These higher benefit factors led to severe unfunded pension liabilities in a number of cities a decade later.

Source: California Blue Book (2000)
Source: "Former ALEC National Chairmen" by the ALEC (accessed 8/26/2012)