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Jerry Eaves


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Date Party Office Votes Result
11-06-1984 Democratic AD-66 52588 Win
11-04-1986 Democratic AD-66 44824 Win
11-08-1988 Democratic AD-66 56506 Win
11-06-1990 Democratic AD-66 44944 Win

Candidate Biography:

Gerald R. Eaves
Born: May 17, 1939 in Miami, Arizona
Married: Susan, Lisbeth
Children: Cheryl, Mike and Laura (with Susan), Shelly and Peter (with Lisbeth)

1977-1980: Member, Rialto City Council
1980-1984: Mayor, City of Rialto
1992-2000: Member, San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors*

  • SMALLEST FRESHMAN CLASS: In 1985, Eaves was one of the four members in the smallest freshman class of legislators in state history. The others were Senator Becky Morgan and Assemblymembers Gil Ferguson and Wayne Grisham.
  • In 1989, Eaves was the target of an attempted recall led by Robert A. Estes, Gilbert R. Berry, Arthur E. Throop, Jeff Bell, and Jerry Lee Wilson. The recall failed to qualify for the ballot.
  • LEGAL TROUBLES: "Former county Supervisor Jerry Eaves pleaded guilty in 2004 to conspiring to violate California's Political Reform Act by failing to disclose gifts. He resigned from his county board seat." Source: Three years after the election, indictments continue in 65th Assembly District campaign by Jim Miller, The Press Enterprise, 11/14/2009
  • PLACENAME: The Jerry Eaves Soccer Field is located in Rialto, CA.

Source: California Legislature Handbook (1987)