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Thomas J. "Tom" Campbell
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|Former candidate for|
|Governor of California|
|U.S. House of Representatives- California 15th District|
|U.S. House of Representatives- California 12th District|
|J.D.||Harvard Law School|
|Ph.D.||University of Chicago|
|Date of birth||August 14, 1952|
|Profession||Law professor, Business school dean|
(born August 14, 1952) is a Republican
politician and professor from the state of California
. Campbell is a former member of the California State Senate, a former United States Congressman from California, a former California State Finance Director. He has a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Chicago, where his faculty advisor was Milton Friedman. Campell was an announced candidate for Governor of California in 2010
, but withdrew and entered the Senate race instead. He ran in the Republican primary against State Assemblyman Chuck DeVore and former CEO of HP Carly Fiorina, but lost.
- University of Chicago, Economics
- Harvard Law School
Positions on issues
Campbell supported the California Top Two Primary (2010) ballot measure.
Campbell ran in the Republican primary against State Assemblyman Chuck DeVore and former CEO of HP Carly Fiorina, but lost.
|U.S. Senate-California Republican Primary, 2010
| Chuck DeVore
| Tom Campbell
| Al Ramirez
| Tim Kalemkarian
- See also: California gubernatorial election, 2010 and Gubernatorial elections, 2010
Campell was an announced candidate for Governor of California in 2010, but withdrew and entered the Senate race instead.
| 2010 Race for Governor - Republican Primary
| Bill Chambers (R)
| Douglas R. Hughes (R)
| Ken Miller (R)
| Lawrence 'Larry' Natarelli (R)
| Robert C. Newman, II (R)
| Steve Poizner (R)
| David Tully-Smith (R)
| Meg Whitman (R)
| Total votes