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Peter Camejo


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Date Party Office Votes Result
11-02-1976 Socialist Workers President 17259 Loss
11-05-2002 Green Governor 393036 Loss
10-07-2003 Green Governor 242247 Loss
11-07-2006 Green Governor 205995 Loss

Candidate Biography:

Peter Miguel Camejo
Born: December 31, 1939 in New York, New York
Married: Morella
Children: Alexandra Baquera and Victor Baquera
Died: September 13, 2008 in Folsom, CA

1991: Co-founder, California Green Party
2004: Primary Candidate for President (Won; 75.9%)*
2004: Candidate for Vice President (Green Party)

  • After winning the Green Party nomination for California, Camejo agreed to run as the Vice Presidential nominee with Ralph Nader.
  • After his death in 2008, the Staet Senate adjourned in his memory on September 16 at the request of Senators Cox and McClintock.