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Chuck Quackenbush


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Date Party Office Votes Result
11-04-1986 Republican AD-22 57684 Win
11-08-1988 Republican AD-22 85386 Win
11-06-1990 Republican AD-22 65365 Win
11-03-1992 Republican AD-24 86165 Win
11-08-1994 Republican Insurance Commissioner 4015858 Win
11-03-1998 Republican Insurance Commissioner 4005343 Win

Candidate Biography:

Charles W. Quackenbush
Born: April 20, 1954 in Tacoma, Washington
Married: Chris Quackenbush (in 1978)
Children: Carrey, Charles Patrick
Military Service: ARMY

1993: Early Special Election Candidate for SD-11 (Withdrew)
2000: Resigned as Insurance Commissioner on July 10.
2005-2016: Deputy Sheriff, Lee County [Florida]

  • In 2000, Quackenbush was the target of an attempted recall led by Sandra J. Webb and 108 others. The recall failed to qualify for the ballot.
  • While serving as a Deputy Sheriff with the Lee County Sheriff’s Office [Florida] in 2008, Quackenbush was placed on temporary leave after shooting domestic violence suspect Teodor Buda who tried to use his taser against him during an arrest in Lehigh Acres arrest. [Source]

Source: California Legislature Handbook (1989), (1994)
Source: "Complete List of Recall Attempts" by the California Secretary of State (Accessed 2/14/2011)
Source: "CANDIDATES FOR STATE INSURANCE COMMISSIONER", Sacramento Bee (5/24/1998, Metro P. 4)