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Carmen Perino


Picture of Carmen Perino
Date Party Office Votes Result
07-10-1973 Democratic AD-12 21159 Loss
11-05-1974 Democratic AD-26 35963 Win
11-02-1976 Democratic AD-26 40175 Win
11-07-1978 Democratic AD-26 36877 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: December 6, 1922 in New Jersey
Married: Della
Children: Angela, Janet P., and Barbara A.
Died: March 2, 1997

1951-1961: Member, Stockton Planning Commission
1961-1974: Member, San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors
1980: Primary Candidate for AD-26 (Lost; 37.2%)

  • In 1979, Perino was the target of two attempted recalls (the first led by Doug Carter and the second by A. Guy and B. Wikoff). The recalls failed to qualify for the ballot.
  • QUOTABLE: According to a CalBuzz article, when Perino's campaign manager was arrested in a murder-for-hire case, Perino commented "What he does on his own time is his own business."

Source: California Blue Book (1975)