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  Wilson, Pete
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NamePete Wilson
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San Diego, California , United States
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Born August 23, 1933 (85 years)
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Last ModifedRob Ritchie
Jan 02, 2018 01:44am
Tags Moderate-to-Conservative - Anti-Affirmative Action - Anti-Civil Unions - Anti-Gay Marriage - Pro Embryonic Stem Cell Research - Pro School Vouchers - Pro- gun - Pro-Capital Punishment - Pro-Choice - Pro-Missile Defense - Pro-Term Limits - Pro-Tort Reform - Protestant -
InfoBorn in Lake Forest, Illinois, and raised in Missouri, Wilson earned his B.A. from Yale University in 1955, where he was admitted to the Zeta Psi fraternity, and proceeded to serve three years as a United States Marine Corps infantry officer. Upon completion of his military obligation, Wilson earned a law degree from Boalt Hall School of Law at the University of California, Berkeley.

Wilson served as the thirty-sixth Governor of California (1991-1999), the culmination of more than three decades in the public arena that included eight years as a United States Senator (1983-1991), eleven years as Mayor of San Diego (1971-1983), and five years as a California State Assemblyman (1967-1971).

Wilson is married, has two step children, and lives in Los Angeles, California.


JOB APPROVAL POLLS
DateFirmApproveDisapproveDon't Know
08/10/1998-08/15/1998 Field Poll 52.00% ( 8.0) 45.00% ( 9.0) 3.00% ( 1.0)
11/10/1997-11/15/1997 Field Poll 44.00% ( 1.0) 54.00% ( 2.0) 2.00% ( 1.0)
08/10/1997-08/15/1997 Field Poll 45.00% ( 5.0) 52.00% ( 3.0) 3.00% ( 2.0)
05/10/1997-05/15/1997 Field Poll 40.00% ( 1.0) 55.00% ( 1.0) 5.00% ( 0.0)
02/10/1997-02/15/1997 Field Poll 41.00% ( 2.0) 54.00% ( 0.0) 5.00% ( 2.0)
09/10/1996-09/15/1996 Field Poll 43.00% ( 2.0) 54.00% ( 5.0) 3.00% ( 3.0)
06/10/1996-06/15/1996 Field Poll 45.00% ( 2.0) 49.00% ( 5.0) 6.00% ( 3.0)
12/10/1995-12/15/1995 Field Poll 43.00% ( 2.0) 54.00% ( 0.0) 3.00% ( 2.0)
09/10/1995-09/15/1995 Field Poll 41.00% ( 4.0) 54.00% ( 0.0) 5.00% ( 4.0)
05/10/1995-05/15/1995 Field Poll 45.00% ( 6.0) 54.00% ( 9.0) 1.00% ( 3.0)
FAVORABILITY POLLS
DateFirmFavorableUnfavorableDon't Know
06/03/2011-06/13/2011 Field Poll 38.00% ( 0.0) 36.00% ( 0.0) 26.00% ( 0.0)

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EVENTS
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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Nov 13, 2004 12:00am News THE RETURN OF PETE WILSON  Article Summer Intern 
Oct 28, 2003 12:00am General Wilson -- a governor-elect's guru  Article Ced 

DISCUSSION
Importance? 9.50000 Average

FAMILY

INFORMATION LINKS
Governor Pete Wilson Inaugural Address January 2, 1995  Discuss
Governor Pete Wilson Inaugural Address January 7, 1991  Discuss
RACES
  07/07/1996 US President - R Primaries Lost 0.00% (-58.82%)
  08/19/1995 Iowa GOP Presidential Straw Poll Lost 1.16% (-23.22%)
  11/08/1994 CA Governor Won 55.18% (+14.56%)
  06/07/1994 CA Governor - R Primary Won 61.44% (+27.13%)
  11/06/1990 CA Governor Won 49.25% (+3.46%)
  06/05/1990 CA Governor - R Primary Won 87.50% (+82.44%)
  11/08/1988 CA US Senate Won 52.79% (+8.79%)
  11/02/1982 CA US Senate Won 51.53% (+6.76%)
  06/08/1982 CA US Senate - R Primary Won 37.54% (+12.08%)
  09/18/1979 San Diego Mayor Won 61.57% (+29.94%)
  06/06/1978 CA Governor - R Primary Lost 9.14% (-30.90%)
  09/16/1975 San Diego Mayor Won 61.76% (+29.91%)
  11/02/1971 San Diego Mayor Won 61.73% (+23.46%)
  09/21/1971 San Diego Mayor - Open Primary Won 36.76% (+18.44%)
  11/03/1970 CA State Assembly 76 Won 72.12% (+46.24%)
  11/05/1968 CA State Assembly 76 Won 71.67% (+43.34%)
  11/08/1966 CA State Assembly 76 Won 62.21% (+24.42%)
ENDORSEMENTS
NJ District 11 - R Primary - Jun 05, 2018 R Peter Deneufville
CA US President - R Primary - Jun 07, 2016 R Ted Cruz
CA District 24 - Open Primary - Jun 07, 2016 R K.H. "Katcho" Achadjian
San Diego Mayor - Open Primary - Jun 05, 2012 D Nathan Fletcher
CA US President - R Primary - Jun 05, 2012 R Mitt Romney
CA - District 08 - Open Primary - Jun 05, 2012 R Paul Cook
CA Governor - R Primary - Jun 08, 2010 R Meg Whitman
CA State Senate 37 - R Primary - Jun 03, 2008 R Russ Bogh
CA District 04 - R Primary - Jun 03, 2008 R Doug Ose
CA US President - R Primary - Feb 05, 2008 R Rudy Giuliani
US President - R Primaries - Jun 03, 2008 R Rudy Giuliani
CA - District 37 - Special Election Runoff - Aug 21, 2007 R John Kanaley
CA State Assembly 25 - R Primary - Jun 06, 2006 R Tom Berryhill
CA US Senate - R Primary - Mar 02, 2004 R William L. "Bill" Jones
CA Proposition 187 - Illegal Aliens. Ineligibility for Public Services. Verification and Reporting. - Nov 08, 1994 YES Yes
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Feb 03, 1988 R Anthony M. Kennedy
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Oct 23, 1987 R Robert H. Bork
US Ambassador to Mozambique - Sep 11, 1987 NPA Reject
US Ambassador to Somalia - Apr 24, 1987 NPA Reject
Supreme Court - Chief Justice - Sep 17, 1986 R William H. Rehnquist
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Sep 17, 1986 R Antonin Scalia
CA US President - R Primary - Jun 08, 1976 R Gerald R. Ford