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Dixon Arnett


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CA Blue Book
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-03-1970 Republican AD-26 56647 Win
11-07-1972 Republican AD-26 84987 Win
11-05-1974 Republican AD-20 56421 Win
11-02-1976 Republican AD-20 74214 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: February 12, 1938 in Trenton, New Jersey
Married: Mary Rae Pavlak (m. 1961)
Children: John Dixon, Susan Rae, and Robert Michael
Military Service: ARMY

1960s-1968: Member, Redwood City Park and Recreation Commission
1968-1970: Member, Redwood City Council
1968-Present: Trustee, Junior Statesmen Foundation
1965-1970: Director of Community Relations, Stanford University
1978: Primary Candidate for AD-20 (Lost)
1982-1985: Deputy Under-Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
1986-1989: Legislative Director, U.S. Senator Pete Wilson
1992: Primary Candidate for CD-14 (Lost; 17.5%)
1993-1995: Executive Director, Medical Board of California
1995-1998: Director, California Department of Aging
2004-Present: Adjunct Professor, San Diego State University

Source: California Blue Book (1971), (1975)