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John H. Webster


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Date Party Office Votes Result
11-02-1982 Libertarian AD-18 3444 Loss
11-06-1984 Libertarian AD-18 4493 Loss
11-04-1986 Libertarian AD-24 2612 Loss
11-08-1988 Libertarian CD-13 6583 Loss
11-06-1990 Libertarian CD-13 10587 Loss
11-03-1992 Libertarian SD-13 19258 Loss
11-05-1996 Libertarian SD-13 6664 Loss
11-07-2000 Libertarian SD-13 10507 Loss
11-04-2008 Libertarian SD-13 16659 Loss

Candidate Biography:

Born: March, 22, 1945 in Los Angeles, CA
Married: Pamela (div. 1978)
Children: Lisa Ann and Andrew Jason
Military Service: NAVY (Vietnam)

2004: Primary Candidate for SD-13 (Lost; 49.6%)*
2006: Candidate for Mountain View City Council (Lost; 9.2%)
2012: Primary Candidate for SD-13 (Lost; 15.4%)
2020: Primary Candidate for SD-13 (Lost; 2.3%)

  • CLOSE CONTEST: Webster narrowly lost a spot in the 2004 General election when he was defeated by Michael Laursen by 2 votes (0.4%).
  • LEGAL TROUBLES: Webster was arrested on March 9, 1990, during a sting operation conducted by the San Jose Police Department and the US Postal Inspection Service. Webster would later be charged with three counts of "Offering to provide children to another for lude and lascivious acts". In August 1990, Webster pleaded guilty.