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Mike Schaefer


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Date Party Office Votes Result
11-05-1968 Republican CD-37 52547 Loss
11-06-2018 Democratic SBOE4 0

Candidate Biography:

John Michael Schaefer
Born: ~1937

1960s: Staff, US Senator Thomas Kuchel
1965-1971: Member, San Diego City Council
1971: Candidate for San Diego Mayor (Lost; 0.98%)
1974: Primary Candidate for Nevada Secretary of State (Lost; 36.3%)
1980: Primary Candidate for SD-39 (Lost; 21%)
1982: Primary Candidate for CD-43 (Lost; 2%) 
1984: Candidate for San Diego City Attorney (Lost; 32.5%)
1986: Primary Candidate for US Senate (Lost)
1994: Candidate for San Diego County District Attorney (Lost)
1990s: Candidate for Las Vegas [Nevada] City Council (Lost)
1999: Candidate for San Francisco County District Attorney (Lost)
2001: Special Election Primary Candidate for SD-32 (Lost)
2002: Primary Candidate for Secretary of State (Lost; 20.7%)
2004: Nevada State Senate (Lost)
2012: Primary Candidate for Nevada State Assembly, District 16 (Lost)
2015: Candidate for Mayor of Palm Springs (Lost)
2014: Candidate for Nevada State Controller (Disqualified; residency)
2015: Primary Candidate for Los Angeles City Council (Lost; 1.1%)
2016: Primary Candidate for Congress [Nevada's CD-04] (Lost; 2.5%)
2017: Primary Candidate for Los Angeles City Council (Lost; 1.21%)

  • CLOSE CONTEST: Schaefer narrowly won a spot in the 2018 General election when he defeated John F. Kelly by 5,750 votes (0.3%).


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