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Dennis Mangers


Picture of Dennis Mangers
Photo by Office of Sen Kehoe
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-05-1974 Democratic AD-73 47344 Loss
11-02-1976 Democratic AD-73 67602 Win
11-07-1978 Democratic AD-73 56753 Win
11-04-1980 Democratic AD-73 68572 Loss

Candidate Biography:

Born: October 13, 1940 Inglewood, CA
Married: Linda Axenty (m. 1962, div. 1970s), Michael Sestak (m. 2008)
Children: Kirsten and Jeff
Military Service: USN

Previous: Member, Huntington Beach Union High School District
1981-2008: President, California Cable & Telecommunications Association
1987: Public Policy Co-Chair, California Confederation of the Arts
1990s: President, Sacramento Ballet Board of Directors
1992: Co-Chairman, Committee Against Measure H [Sacramento] (restoration of Memorial Auditorium)
1999-Present: Chair, Capital Unity Council
2008: Delegate, Democratic National Convention
2008: Co-Chairman, No on 8 Northern California Committee [Opposed to Proposition 8 (2008)]
2008-2009: Senior Adviser, Senate President pro Tem Darrell Steinberg
2010-Present: Member, State Bar Board of Governors

Source: California Assembly Handbook (1979)
Source: Biography at (accessed 2008)