Phil Wyman

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Phillip D. Wyman
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Attorney General of California
Former Candidate
Elections and appointments
Last electionJune 3, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
California State Senate
California State Assembly
1978-1992, 2002-2002
Military service
Service/branchU.S. Air Force
Years of service1969-1973
BirthdayFebruary 21, 1945
Place of birthHollywood, California
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Phil Wyman (b. February 21, 1945, in Hollywood, California) was a Republican candidate for California Attorney General in the 2014 elections.[1]

Wyman previously served in the California State Senate, from 1993-1994, and in the State Assembly, from 1978-1992, and then again from 2000-2002.

Wyman last sought election in 2010 as a Republican candidate for District 16 of the California State Senate. The primary election was on June 8, 2010, and the general election was on November 2.


Wyman is a former state assemblyman and private practice attorney. He is the owner of Phil Wyman & Associates.[2]

Wyman was born in Hollywood, California. He holds a bachelor's degree from University of California and a law degree from the University of the Pacific McGeorge Law School. Between graduating from the University of California and starting law school, Wyman attended Ateneo de Manila University in the Philippines for one year of graduate studies, from 1970-1971.[2]

From 1969-1973, Wyman served in the United States Air Force and achieved the rank of Sergeant.[2]


  • B.A. University of California at Davis (1967)
  • Graduate Studies, Ateneo de Manila University, Manila, Philippines (1970-1971)
  • J.D. University of the Pacific - McGeorge Law School (1973)



See also: California attorney general election, 2014

Wyman ran for election to the office of Attorney General of California. He sought one of two possible nominations in the primary on June 3, 2014.[1] The general election took place November 4, 2014.

Attorney General of California, Blanket Primary, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngKamala Harris Incumbent 53.2% 2,177,480
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRonald Gold 12.3% 504,091
     Republican Phil Wyman 11.7% 479,468
     Republican David King 9% 368,190
     Republican John Haggerty 8.2% 336,433
     Nonpartisan Orly Taitz 3.2% 130,451
     Libertarian Jonathan Jaech 2.4% 99,056
Total Votes 4,095,169
Election Results via California Secretary of State.


See also: California State Senate elections, 2010

Wyman was defeated in the June 8 primary by Tim Thiesen.


Wyman has a wife, Lynn, and three children, Andrea, Elizabeth and David.[2]

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