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Lynn Schenk


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Congressional Pictorial Directory
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-03-1992 Democratic CD-49 127280 Win
11-08-1994 Democratic CD-49 85597 Loss

Candidate Biography:

Born: January 5, 1945 in the Bronx, New York City, New York
Married: C. Hugh Friedman

Previous: Deputy Attorney General (Criminal Division), California Attorney General’s Office,
1976-1977: Special Assistant to Vice Presidents Nelson A. Rockefeller and Walter F. Mondale
1977-1980: Deputy Secretary, California State Department of Business, Transportation and Housing
1980-1983: Secretary, California State Department of Business, Transportation and Housing
1984: Candidate for San Diego County Board of Supervisors (Lost)
1988: California Co-chair, Michael Dukakis for President
1990-1993: Commissioner and Vice Chair, San Diego Unified Port District
1998: Primary Candidate for Attorney General (Lost; 25%)
1998-2003: Chief of Staff, Governor Gray Davis
2006-Present: Member, California High-Speed Rail Authority Board
2016: Delegate, Democratic National Convention

  • White House Fellow (Ford Administration)

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

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