Gary George

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Gary George
Candidate for
U.S. House, Wisconsin, District 4
Prior offices
Wisconsin State Senate, District 6
Campaign website
Gary George was a 2014 Democratic candidate seeking election to the U.S. House to represent the 4th Congressional District of Wisconsin.[1] Incumbent Gwen Moore defeated George in the Democratic primary.[2]

George was a Democratic member of the Wisconsin State Senate. He represented the 6th District from 1981 until 2003, when he was recalled from office. He is the second senator to be recalled in state history.[3]



See also: Wisconsin's 4th Congressional District elections, 2014

George ran in the 2014 election for the U.S House, representing Wisconsin's 4th District.[1] Incumbent Gwen Moore defeated George in the Democratic primary.[2]

U.S. House, Wisconsin District 4 Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngGwen Moore Incumbent 70.9% 52,408
Gary George 28.7% 21,242
Scattering 0.3% 257
Total Votes 73,907
Source: Wisconsin Government Accountability Board

2003 recall

The recall campaign against George began after he voted against expanding gambling at the Potawatomi Bingo Casino in Milwaukee. George made appeals to stop or delay the recall to a trial court, appeals court and state Supreme Court, but he was unsuccessful at all levels.[4] Signatures were first filed to the elections board in June 2003.[5]

George was defeated in a special Democratic primary held October 21, 2003, by state Assemblyman Spencer Coggs. Only 8% of voters turned out for the election. Coggs went on to be the only candidate on the November 18 general election ballot, assuring his victory.

Wisconsin State Senate, District 6
Special Democratic Primary (2003)[6]
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Spencer Coggs 4,538
Gary George 2,477
Scattering 55

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