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Bruce Anderson

Peace and Freedom

Date Party Office Votes Result
11-06-1990 Peace and Freedom AD-02 17204 Loss

Candidate Biography:

Born: ~1940
Married: Ling Anderson (in ~1964)
Family: Brother of Ken Anderson (1963 CalPoly graduate and Ukiah Planning Commissioner 2005-2008)

1984-Present: Editor, Anderson Valley Advertiser
1997-Present: Member, Leggett Valley Unified School District Board of Trustees
2004-2005: Editor, AVA Oregon!

  • LEGAL TROUBLES: In 1989, Anderson served 35 days in jail for assaulting Mendocino County Superintendent of Schools James Spence after he allegedly called Anderson "a third-rate McCarthyite." [SF Chronicle (1/12/1990)]. In 1996, he spent 14 days in solitary confinement at the Mendocino County Jail on charges that he was in contempt-of-court for refusing to surrender a the original copy of a letter that he had. [Santa Rosa Press Democrat (6/4/1996)].