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Matthew G. Martinez


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Congressional Pictorial Directory (GPO)
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-04-1980 Democratic AD-59 47841 Win
07-13-1982 Democratic CD-30 14593 Win
11-02-1982 Democratic CD-30 60905 Win
11-06-1984 Democratic CD-30 64378 Win
11-04-1986 Democratic CD-30 59369 Win
11-08-1988 Democratic CD-30 72253 Win
11-06-1990 Democratic CD-30 45456 Win
11-03-1992 Democratic CD-31 68324 Win
11-08-1994 Democratic CD-31 50541 Win
11-05-1996 Democratic CD-31 69285 Win
11-03-1998 Democratic CD-31 61173 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: February 14, 1929 in Walsenberg, Colorado
Child: Diane Martinez
Military Service: USMC (WWII)
Died: October 15, 2011 in Fredericksburg, Virginia

1971-1974: Member, Monterey Park Planning Committee
1974: Mayor, City of Monterey Park
1974-1980: Member, Monterey Park City Council
1980: Mayor, City of Monterey Park
1982: Resigned from the State Assembly on July 15.
2000: Primary Candidate for CD-31 (Lost; 31.4%)
2000: Changed party registration from Democratic to a Republican following the 2000 Primary election

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