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  Fowler, Jr., Wyche
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NameWyche Fowler, Jr.
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Atlanta, Georgia , United States
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Born October 06, 1940 (81 years)
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May 24, 2016 08:32pm
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Infoborn in Atlanta, Ga., October 6, 1940; attended the public schools; graduated, Davidson College 1962; graduated, Emory University School of Law 1969; served as a United States Army intelligence officer 1963-1964; chief of staff for Representative Charles Weltner 1965-1966; attorney 1969-1977; Atlanta board of aldermen 1970-1973; president, Atlanta city council 1974-1977; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-fifth Congress on April 6, 1977, by special election, to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Andrew Young; reelected to the four succeeding Congresses (April 6, 1977-January 3, 1987); was not a candidate for reelection to the House of Representatives in 1986, but was elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 1986; defeated for reelection on November 11, 1992 general election runoff and served from January 3, 1987, to January 3, 1993; appointed Senate liaison to the Federal Election Commission, 1993; resigned as FEC liaison and resumed the practice of law, 1993; named Ambassador to Saudi Arabia by President William J. Clinton, August 12, 1996, confirmed October 27, 1997; is a resident of Washington, DC.


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RACES
  10/27/1997 US Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/24/1992 GA US Senate - Runoff Lost 49.35% (-1.30%)
  11/03/1992 GA US Senate Won 49.23% (+1.56%)
  11/04/1986 GA US Senate Won 50.91% (+1.83%)
  08/12/1986 GA US Senate - D Primary Won 50.26% (+18.92%)
  11/06/1984 GA District 5 Won 99.99% (+99.98%)
  08/14/1984 GA District 5 - D Primary Won 63.85% (+35.36%)
  11/30/1982 GA District 05 Won 80.86% (+67.22%)
  11/04/1980 GA District 5 Won 74.03% (+48.07%)
  08/05/1980 GA District 5 - D Primary Won 85.71% (+71.42%)
  11/07/1978 GA District 5 Won 75.48% (+50.96%)
  08/08/1978 GA District 5 - D Primary Won 79.68% (+62.14%)
  04/05/1977 GA District 5 - Special Election Won 62.42% (+24.85%)
  03/15/1977 GA District 5 - Special Primary Won 39.65% (+11.10%)
  10/16/1973 Atlanta City Council President - Runoff Won 63.43% (+26.87%)
  08/08/1972 GA District 5 - D Primary Lost 32.84% (-27.51%)
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  02/12/2005 DNC Party Chair Lost 0.00% (-100.00%)
ENDORSEMENTS
GA Secretary of State - D Primary - May 22, 2018 D John Barrow
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Oct 15, 1991 R Clarence Thomas
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Oct 02, 1990 R David Souter
US Ambassador to Bahamas - Jul 08, 1989 NPA Reject
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Feb 03, 1988 R Anthony M. Kennedy
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Oct 23, 1987 NPA Reject
GA US President - D Primary - Mar 13, 1984 D Ernest F. "Fritz" Hollings
GA Governor - D Primary - Aug 10, 1982 D Ronald Bryan "Bo" Ginn