Tom Campbell (California)

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Tom Campbell
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U.S. House of Representatives- California 15th District
Former member
In office
Thomas J. "Tom" Campbell (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.[1]


  • University of Chicago
  • Harvard Law School

Positions on issues

Campbell supports the California Top Two Primary (2010) ballot measure.[2]



See also: California gubernatorial election, 2010 and Gubernatorial elections, 2010
2010 Race for Governor - Republican Primary [3]
Candidates Percentage
Bill Chambers (R) 1.4%
Douglas R. Hughes (R) 1.0%
Ken Miller (R) 1.5%
Lawrence 'Larry' Natarelli (R) 2.3%
Robert C. Newman, II (R) 1.7%
Steve Poizner (R) 26.7%
David Tully-Smith (R) 1.0%
Green check mark.jpg Meg Whitman (R) 64.4%
Total votes 2,316,071

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