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Richard Melendez


Date Party Office Votes Result
11-07-2000 Democratic SD-29 125975 Loss

Candidate Biography:

  • CLOSE CONTEST: Melendez narrowly won a spot in the 2000 General election when he defeated Steve Herfert by 1,404 votes (1.8%).