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Paul Cook


Picture of Paul Cook
CA State Assembly
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-07-2006 Republican AD-65 67669 Win
11-04-2008 Republican AD-65 93566 Win
11-02-2010 Republican AD-65 78475 Win
11-06-2012 Republican CD-08 103093 Win
11-04-2014 Republican CD-08 77480 Win
11-08-2016 Republican CD-08 136972 Win
11-06-2018 Republican CD-08 102415 Win

Candidate Biography:

Paul Joseph Cook
Born: March 3, 1943 in Meriden, Connecticut
Married: Jeanne
Children: Two
Military Service: USMC (Vietnam)

1998-2006: Member, Yucca Valley Town Council
2001: Mayor, City of Yucca Valley
2006: Mayor, City of Yucca Valley
Previous: Executive Director, Yucca Valley Chamber of Commerce
2008: Alternate Delegate, Republican National Convention
2020: Resigned from the United States House of Representatives on December 7.
2020-Present: Member, San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors

  • During his twenty-six years in the Marine Corps, he was awarded the Bronze Star and two Purple Hearts.
  • CLOSE CONTEST: Cook narrowly won a spot in the 2012 General election when he defeated Phil Liberatore by 240 votes (0.3%).

Source: California Legislature Handbook (2007-08), (2011-12)