Daniel Roberts

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Daniel Roberts
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Candidate for
U.S. House, California, District 2
High schoolLowell High School (1960)
Bachelor'sSan Francisco State University (1965)
Master'sLoyola University (1972)
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Marine Corps
Years of service1965 - 1968
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Daniel Roberts was a 2012 Republican candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 2nd Congressional District of California. He lost in the general election.[1]



  • 1960: Lowell High School: San Francisco, California
  • 1965: San Francisco State University, San Francisco, California, Bachelor of Arts: Business Administration
  • 1972: Loyola University, Chicago, Illinois, Master's of Business Administration: Finance


  • 1965 - 1968: United States Marine Corps, Captain and Artillery Battery Commander, Vietnam Service: 1966-1967[2]
  • 1987 - Present: Roberts & Ryan Investment Inc., San Francisco, California, Founder, President, and Chief Executive Officer[2]



See also: California's 2nd Congressional District elections, 2012

Roberts ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent California's 2nd District. He and Jared Huffman (D) advanced past the blanket primary on June 5, 2012, defeating Andy Caffrey (D), William Courtney (D), Larry Fritzlan (D), Stacey Lawson (D), Tiffany Renee (D), Norman Solomon (D), Mike Halliwell (R), Susan Adams (D), Brooke Clarke (Ind), and John Lewallen (Ind). They faced off in the general election on November 6, 2012, and Huffman won.[1][3][4]

U.S. House, California District 2 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJared Huffman 71.2% 226,216
     Republican Daniel W. Roberts 28.8% 91,310
Total Votes 317,526
Source: California Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"
U.S. House, California District 2 Open Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJared Huffman (D) 37.5% 63,922
Green check mark transparent.pngDaniel Roberts (R) 15% 25,635
Norman Solomon (D) 14.9% 25,462
Stacey Lawson (D) 9.9% 16,946
Susan Adams (D) 8.2% 14,041
Mike Halliwell (R) 5.9% 10,008
Brooke Clarke (NPP) 2.2% 3,715
Tiffany Renee (D) 1.8% 3,033
John Lewallen (NPP) 1.5% 2,488
William Courtney (D) 1.4% 2,385
Andy Caffrey (D) 1% 1,737
Larry Fritzlan (D) 0.7% 1,151
Total Votes 170,523

Campaign donors


Breakdown of the source of Roberts's campaign funds before the 2012 election.

Roberts did not win election to the U.S. House in 2012. During that election cycle, Roberts's campaign committee raised a total of $268,634 and spent $268,634.[5]

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