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Wally Knox


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Date Party Office Votes Result
11-08-1994 Democratic AD-42 74303 Win
11-05-1996 Democratic AD-42 87256 Win
11-03-1998 Democratic AD-42 81130 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: February 7, 1947 in Fairfield, Connecticut
Married: Elizabeth Garfield (m. 1979)
Children: Aviva and Tamara
Military Service: ARMY (Vietnam)

1987-1994: Trustee, Los Angeles Community College Board
2000: Primary Candidate for SD-23 (Lost; 36.5%)
2007-Present: Founder & Director, Institute for the Middle Class
2007-2009: Member, Los Angeles City Department of Water and Power Commission
2009-Present: Deputy Executive Director of External Relations, Port of Los Angeles
2015: Candidate for Los Angeles City Council (Lost; 11.0%)
2020: Presidential Elector for Joe Biden/Kamala Harris.

  • LEGISLATION: Author of AB 202 (1999), which limits the sale of concealable firearms to one per person within any 30-day period.

Source: California Blue Book (2000)