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Wesley Chesbro


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CA Blue Book (2000)
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-03-1998 Democratic SD-02 137728 Win
11-05-2002 Democratic SD-02 156755 Win
11-04-2008 Democratic AD-01 137777 Win
11-02-2010 Democratic AD-01 98250 Win
11-06-2012 Democratic AD-02 111451 Win

Candidate Biography:

Wesley Paul Chesbro
Born: September 20, 1951 in Los Angeles, CA
Married: Cindy
Children: Collin and Alan

1971-1972: Director, Arcata Community Recycling Center
1971-1974: Executive Director, North Coast Environmental Center
1974-1980: Member, Arcata City Council
1980-1990: Member, Humboldt County Board of Supervisors
1990-1998: Member, California Integrated Waste Management Board
2007-2008: Member, California Integrated Waste Management Board

  • In the 1998 Democratic Primary, Chesbro defeated Timothy Stoen who was previously a member of the People's Temple and attorney for cult leader Jim Jones. Stoen came in 4th of 5 candidates with 16.3%. Stoen later ran as a Republican in the 2004 US Senate Primary and as a Republican in the 2002 Primary for AD-01.

Source: California Blue Book (2000)

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