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Diane Martinez


Picture of Diane Martinez
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-03-1992 Democratic AD-49 43820 Win
11-08-1994 Democratic AD-49 40315 Win
11-05-1996 Democratic AD-49 49804 Win
11-03-1998 Democratic Insurance Commissioner 3518178 Loss

Candidate Biography:

Born: January 14, 1953 in Los Angeles, CA
Married: ???? (m. 1980s, div.), ???? (m. 1996, div. 1996), Jon Elliott Mandaville (m. 1997)
Child: Kate Aguilar
Family: Daughter of Matthew G. Martinez

1987-1992: Member, Garvey School District Board
1990: Primary Candidate for AD-59 (Lost; 25.6%)
2002: Primary Candidate for AD-52 (Lost; 22.8%)
2008: Primary Candidate for AD-52 (Lost; 15.2%)

  • Capitol History: During the Assembly Floor Session on March 20, 1997, Martinez married Jon Elliot Mandaville. Assembly Speaker Cruz Bustamante officiated. Martinez and Mandaville met in 1996 in an AOL chat room.

Source: California Legislature Handbook (1994)
Source: "ASSEMBLYWOMAN TAKES HER WEDDING VOWS AT THE OFFICE", Contra Costa Times (3/21/1997), p. A10