Mohammad "O" Arif
|California State Senate District 16|
|Party||Peace and Freedom|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||May 21, 2013|
|Master's||Hailey College in Commerce|
|Profession||Engineer and economist|
Arif was the Secretary of Treasury during Howard Johnson's California Senate Campaign. He was elected Executive Member of the Kern County County Central Committee of the Peace and Freedom Party.
Arif attended the Hailey College in Commerce, receiving his Master's Degree in Economics.
Arif ran in a special election for California State Senate District 16. The seat was vacant following Michael J. Rubio's (D) resignation on February 22, 2013 to accept a job with Chevron. Arif was defeated in the special election, which took place on May 21, 2013.
Arif ran for the Peace and Freedom Party's nomination for Governor in 2010. In this contested race, the Peace and Freedom Party nominated Carlos Alvarez at their June 8, 2010 primary.
- Peace and Freedom Party website
- "Join California" biography of Arif
- Candidate for Governor denounces Kellar
- How Los Angeles voted in the Gray Davis recall
- Peace and Freedom Party 2010 Governor of California Candidates
- Grydz.com California gubernatorial candidates 2010
The Internet Archive's Wayback Machine was used to recall this version of the website from January 27, 2010.
- Calgov2010.com 2010 Campaign website
The Internet Archive's Wayback Machine was used to recall this version of the website from February 25, 2010.
- KBPS.org, "Special Election Set To Fill State Senate Vacancy," March 8, 2013
- sos.ca.gov, "Senate District 16 Special Primary Election - May 21, 2013," accessed April 8, 2013
- turnto23.com, "Andy Vidak wins 16th State Senate district special election," May 22, 2013
- bakersfieldnow.com, "Dramatic turn in special election as Vidak falls below 50 percent of vote," May 24, 2013
- sos.ca.gov, "Official primary election results," accessed November 18, 2013