John Jacobson

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John Jacobson was a Democratic candidate for the 2nd Congressional District of California

John Jacobson was a Democratic candidate in the 2008 congressional elections for the 2nd Congressional District (map) of California. He was seeking the Democratic nomination to challenge incumbent Rep. Wally Herger (R-Calif.), but lost to Jeff Morris in a June primary election.[1]

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2008 elections

Jacobson was seeking the Democratic nomination to challenge Rep. Wally Herger (R-Calif.) in the 2008 congressional elections, but lost to Jeff Morris in a June primary election.[2]

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Information on this candidate's 2008 fundraising is not yet available. Stay tuned for live feeds of data from the Center for Responsive Politics' OpenSecrets.org site.

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