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Richard Winger


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Date Party Office Votes Result
11-04-1986 Libertarian Secretary of State 105860 Loss

Candidate Biography:

Born: August 27, 1943 in CA
Partner: Jerry Kunz

1985-Present: Founder, Coalition on Free and Open Elections
1985-Present: Publisher, Ballot Access News
2001-Present: Editorial Board Member, Election Law Journal
2010: Campaign Manager, Christina Tobin for Secretary of State

  • Winger was an expert witness in the 2000 trial of "California Democratic Party v Jones", which resulted in the elimination of California's blanket primary because it was found to violate the freedom of association of a political party.
  • Winger is a plaintiff in Field et al. v. Bowen, with the intent to repeal Proposition 14 (2010) [Top Two Primaries Act].