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Tom Harman


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Date Party Office Votes Result
11-07-2000 Republican AD-67 93752 Win
11-05-2002 Republican AD-67 69420 Win
11-02-2004 Republican AD-67 107847 Win
06-06-2006 Republican SD-35 89408 Win
11-04-2008 Republican SD-35 222149 Win

Candidate Biography:

Thomas George Harman
Born: May 30, 1941 in Shawnee Mission, Kansas
Married: Dianne
Children: Michael and Michelle
Military Service: ARMY

1980s: President, Huntington Beach Tomorrow (in favor of slowing city growth)
1995-2000: Member, Huntington Beach City Council
2006: Resigned from the State Assembly on June 12.
2010: Primary Candidate for Attorney General (Lost; 18.2%)
2012: Republican Caucus Chair, California State Senate

  • LEGISLATION: Author of SCR 13 (2011), designating April 26, 2011 as "Schoolbus Drivers Day".
  • CLOSE CONTEST: Harman narrowly won the SD-35 Special Election in 2006 when he defeated Diane Harkey by 236 votes (0.24%).

Source: California Legislature Handbook (2001-02)