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Dean Gardner


Date Party Office Votes Result
11-05-2002 Republican AD-30 26320 Loss
11-02-2004 Republican AD-30 35084 Loss

Candidate Biography:

Merl Dean Hinegardner
Born: ~1943
Married: Ruth
Children: Eric, Greg and Trayc
Died: July 2015 in Bakersfield, CA

  • Following the 2002 loss to Nicole Parra (in which Gardner lost by 187 votes), the Dean Gardner Volunteers investigated voter fraud in Kern County (within AD-30) and reported that he had found 905 fraudulent votes. Their press release can be found here.