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Audie Bock


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CA Blue Book 2000
Date Party Office Votes Result
03-30-1999 Green AD-16 14674 Win
11-07-2000 Independent AD-16 25714 Loss
10-07-2003 Democratic Governor 3358 Loss

Candidate Biography:

Audie Elizabeth Bock
Born: October 15, 1946 in Glens Falls, New York
Child: Felicia Marie

1999: While serving in the State Assembly, changed party affiliation mid-term from Green to Independent on October 7.
2002: Primary Candidate for CD-09 (withdrew)
2007: Candidate for Hayward Area Recreation and Park District board (Lost; 46%)
2012-Present: Member, Fairview Fire Protection District Board
2014: Primary Candidate for SD-10 (Lost; 4.1%)

  • NOTABLE HISTORY: Bock was the only Green candidate to win election to California's legislature.
  • NOTABLE HISTORY: Bock was the first person to be elected to a first term in the California Legislature as a non-major party candidate since 1916 (when Progressives Frank H. Mouser and Melvin Pettit won).
  • CLOSE CONTEST: Bock narrowly won the 1999 Special  election when she defeated Elihu M. Harris by 327 votes (1.1%).
  • Bock was the first Green Party candidate to be elected to a state legislature in the US. Since her election in 1999, two other Greens have been elected to state legislatures: John Eder (Maine House of Representatives, 2003-2007) and Richard Carroll (Arkansas House of Representatives, 2008).