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John J. Benoit


Picture of John J. Benoit
CA State Assembly
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-05-2002 Republican AD-64 55351 Win
11-02-2004 Republican AD-64 96606 Win
11-07-2006 Republican AD-64 66501 Win
11-04-2008 Republican SD-37 190415 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: December 27, 1951 in Kankakee, Illinois
Married: Sheryl
Children: Benjamin and Sarah

1971-1973: Dispatcher and Reserve Officer, Corona Police Department
1973-2001: Officer, California Highway Patrol
1982-1984: Volunteer Fire Captain, Sunset Whitney Fire Department, Placer County
1988-2001: Commander, California Highway Patrol, Indio Area
1999-2002: Member, Desert Sands Unified School District Board of Education
2009: Resigned from the State Senate on November 30.
2009-Present: Member, Riverside County Board of Supervisors

  • Ben Benoit has served as a member of the Wildomar City Council (2010-Present) and Mayor of Wildomar (2012).
  • On November 23, 2016, Benoit was diagnosed with advanced pancreatic cancer and began aggressive chemotherapy beginning following week. In a statement, Benoit said that “the prognosis is not good.”

Source: California Legislature Handbook (2003-04)
Source: "Supervisor John Benoit diagnosed with pancreatic cancer" by Jesse Marx, The Desert Sun (11/24/2016)

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