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Steve Fox


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Date Party Office Votes Result
11-06-2012 Democratic AD-36 66005 Win
11-04-2014 Democratic AD-36 27866 Loss
11-08-2016 Democratic AD-36 68755 Loss
11-06-2018 Democratic AD-36 61310 Loss
11-03-2020 Democratic AD-36 83240 Loss

Candidate Biography:

Steve Gregory Fox
Born: January 27, 1953 in Los Angeles, CA
Married: Sharon J. Fox
Children: Rebecca and Joshua

1972: Student  Body  President,  LA Pierce  College
1982-1983: Student  Trustee, Los Angeles Community  College  District
1979-1983: Member, Northwest Los Angeles  Resource  Conservation  District
1990-1992: Member, Antelope Valley Health  Care District
1992: Recalled as a member of the Antelope Valley Health Care District
1992-2004: Member, Antelope Valley Health Care District
2004: Candidate for Antelope Valley Health Care District (Lost; 9.28%)
2005-2010: Member, Antelope  Valley College  District
2008: [Republican] Primary Candidate for AD-36 (Lost; 13.6%)
2009: Special Election Candidate for Palmdale City Council (Lost; 36.3%)
2009: Candidate for Palmdale City Council (Lost; 15.2%)
2010: Candidate for Antelope Valley Health Care District (Lost; 15.2%)
2011: Candidate for Antelope Valley Community College District (Lost; 24%)
2022: Primary Candidate for AD-39 (Lost; 10.1%)
2022: Candidate for Antelope Valley Health Care District Board (Lost; 12.9%)

  • CLOSE CONTEST: Fox narrowly won a spot in the 2012 General election when he defeated Tom Lackey by 365 votes (0.9%).
  • Bills: During his time in the Legislature, Fox introduced 40 regular session bills, of which 12 were signed into law.
  • After Fox was recalled from the Hospital District board in April 1992, he ran for (and was successfully reelected to) that office again in November 1992.
  • According to a 2014 profile in the Sacramento Bee, Fox took the State Bar exam 28 times before passing in 1994.
  • RECOUNT: In the 2012 General Election, Fox took the lead 26 days after the election. On election night, Smith lead Fox by about 2,000 votes. As late as November 30th, Smith led by 300 votes. The results in the 2012 General election now put Fox 145 votes of his opponent, Ron Smith.