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Joel Anderson


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CA State Assembly
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-07-2006 Republican AD-77 69436 Win
11-04-2008 Republican AD-77 92621 Win
11-02-2010 Republican SD-36 193573 Win
11-04-2014 Republican SD-38 146510 Win
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Candidate Biography:

Joel Chistopher Anderson
Born: February 11, 1960 in Detroit, Michigan
Married: Kate
Children: Mary, Maura and Michael

Previous: Member, Lincoln Club of San Diego County
Previous: Member, Young Americans for Freedom
Previous: Member, Young Republicans Federated & College Republicans

Previous: Member, Citizens Advisory Board of Miramar College
1998: Primary Candidate for AD-75 (Lost; 31.4%)
2002-2006: Member, Padre Dam Board of Directors
2008: Delegate, Republican National Convention
2016: Candidate for San Diego County Board of Supervisors (Withdrew)
2016: Delegate, Republican National Convention
2016: Candidate for Presidential Elector for California (Lost)
2020: Candidate for San Diego County Board of Supervisors (Pending) 

  • Trump Delegate
  • NOTABLE NO VOTE (Confederate Flag) Anderson was one of 2 State Senators (and 3 legislators overall) who voted against AB 2444 (2014) by Isadore Hall, which prohibited the State of California from selling or displaying the Battle Flag of the Confederacy (with minor exceptions).

Source: California Legislature Handbook (2007-08)

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