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Rusty Areias


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Date Party Office Votes Result
11-02-1982 Democratic AD-25 48949 Win
11-06-1984 Democratic AD-25 82413 Win
11-04-1986 Democratic AD-25 50412 Win
11-08-1988 Democratic AD-25 76274 Win
11-06-1990 Democratic AD-25 52725 Win
11-03-1992 Democratic AD-28 64747 Win
11-05-1996 Democratic SD-15 120846 Loss
11-05-2002 Democratic SD-12 72034 Loss

Candidate Biography:

Born: September 12, 1949 in Los Banos, CA
Married: Julie Sandino
Children: Alexis

Previous: Member, California Milk Advisory Board
1994: Primary Candidate for Controller (Lost; 24.23%)
1999-2002: Director, California Department of Parks and Recreation

  • In 1989, Areias was the target of three attempted recalls (the first and third led by Robert Keith Alber, Robert A. Adams, and Charles Mark Atkins and the second by Robert Keith Alber, Robert A. Adams, Edward R. Powers, and Cal J. Eustpaquio. The recalls failed to qualify for the ballot.

Source: California Legislature Handbook (1983)