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John Seymour


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Library of Congress
Date Party Office Votes Result
04-13-1982 Republican SD-35 30856 Win
11-06-1984 Republican SD-35 186876 Win
11-08-1988 Republican SD-35 184980 Win
01-07-1991 Republican Senate1 0 Win
11-03-1992 Republican Senate1 4093501 Loss

Candidate Biography:

Born: December 3, 1937 in Chicago, Illinois
Married: Judy
Children: John, Lisa, Shad, Jeffrey, Sarena and Barrett
Military Service: USMC

Previous: President, California Association of Realtors
1970-1974: Member, Anaheim Planning Commission
1972: Candidate for Anaheim City Council (Lost)
1974-1978: Member, Anaheim City Council
1978-1982: Mayor, City of Anaheim
1983-1987: Minority Caucus Chair, California State Senate
1990: Primary Candidate for Lieutenant Governor (Lost; 44.5%)
1991: Resigned from the State Senate on January 7.
1992-1995: Chair, California Housing Finance Agency

Source: California Legislature Handbook (1983)
Source: "Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774-Present" (U.S. Library of Congress) []

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