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John H. Cox


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Date Party Office Votes Result
11-06-2018 Republican Governor 4742825 Loss
09-14-2021 Republican Governor 305095 Loss

Candidate Biography:

John Herman Cox
Born: July 15, 1955 in Chicago, Illinois
Married: Sarah
Children: Four daughters

2000: Primary Candidate for [Illinois] CD-10 (Lost)
2002: Primary Candidate for U.S. Senator (Lost; 23%)
2004: Candidate for Cook County Recorder of Deeds (Lost; 41%)
2006: Primary Candidate for President in 2008 (Withdrew)
2019: Chair, Californians for Honest And Nonpartisan Effectiveness
2020: Delegate, Republican National Convention
2020: Candidate for Presidential Elector for Donald Trump (Lost)