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Gene Ruyle

Peace and Freedom

Picture of Gene Ruyle
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-02-1982 Peace and Freedom CD-32 3473 Loss
11-04-2008 Peace and Freedom CD-10 11062 Loss
11-02-2010 Peace and Freedom CD-06 5915 Loss
11-06-2012 Peace and Freedom AD-15 25167 Loss

Candidate Biography:

Eugene Edward Ruyle
Born: November 16, 1936 in Concord, CA
Children: Jon, Jordan, Jen
Military Service: USMC (1957-1969)

1960-1963: Correctional Officer, San Quentin State Prison
1976-2006: Professor of Anthropology, CSU Long Beach
1988-1989: Member, Rainbow Coalition 
1991-1996: Editor, Peter Carr Peace Center News
1999: Co-Organizer, Long Beach Area Peace Network (LBAPN)
2014: Primary Candidate for AD-15 (Lost; 3.5%)

  • NOTE: On his Curriculum Vitae, Ruyle says that in his 1982 campaign, he "Received approximately 7000 votes". Records provided by the Clerk of the House of Representatives shows the vote count as 3473 for Ruyle. 
  • Ruyle qualified for the 2012 General Election by running as a write-in in the Primary Election. He received 105 votes.