Chuck DeVore: A brief biography

Chuck DeVore

Party: Republican.

Occupation: California Assemblyman

Age: 48, born in Seattle


City of residence: Irvine

Personal: wife Diane DeVore, two daughters.

Education: Bachelor of arts degree, strategic studies, Claremont McKenna College.

Career highlights: U.S. Army Reserve and California National Guard, 1983-2007, retiring as a lieutenant colonel; Pentagon congressional liaison for Reagan administration, 1986-88; Vice President of Communications and Research for Newport Beach-based aerospace company SM&A, 1991-2004; California assemblyman, 2005 to present.


Platform: Favors offshore oil drilling along California coast and development of modern nuclear power plants; opposes amnesty and government benefits for illegal immigrants; opposes federal stimulus package; opposes abortion; promises to oppose confirmation of “liberal judges.”

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