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Lance Christensen


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Date Party Office Votes Result
11-08-2022 Nonpartisan Superintendent of Public Instruction 3237780 Loss

Candidate Biography:

Children: Five
University: Sacramento State

2003-2004: Intern, Reason Foundation
2004-2005: Senate Fellow, State Senator Tom McClintock
2005-2006: Assistant Finance Budget Analyst, California Department of Finance
2006-2008: Legislative Director, State Senator Tom McClintock
2008: Candidate for San Juan Unified School District board (Lost)
2008-2009: Fiscal Consultant, Senate Republican Caucus
2009-2013: Policy Consultant, Senate Republican Caucus
2013-2015: Director, Reason Pension Reform Project
2015-2020: Chief of Staff, State Senator John Moorlach
2022-Present: Vice President, Education Policy & Government Affairs, California Policy Center


  • CLOSE CONTEST: By June 14th (one week after the 2022 Primary), Lance held the #2 spot by 31,667 votes (0.6%). On the 15th, that lead had grown to 40,571.