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May 14, 1992 | JOHN CHANDLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
After the two hours of admiration Oliver North received in the Antelope Valley on Wednesday--drawing rousing applause during a luncheon speech, selling and signing his autobiography, and posing for countless photos--some might have thought he was running for public office.
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March 3, 2002 | RICHARD FAUSSET, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Like off-road racing enthusiasts, High Desert voters are used to watching the mud fly come election time. But this year's Republican primary fight in the 36th Assembly District has amazed even seasoned onlookers, particularly the feuding between front-runners Sharon Runner and Phil Wyman. Though incumbent George Runner is forced out of office because of term limits, his wife, Sharon, is hoping to carry on his legacy in this conservative stronghold.
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April 29, 1993 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Former Republican Assemblyman Phil Wyman has won a special election to the state Senate from a sprawling district that includes a large chunk of the rural San Joaquin Valley and a little piece of suburban Los Angeles County, returns showed Wednesday. Wyman defeated Assemblyman Jim Costa (D-Hanford), 46,563 to 41,296 votes, or 55.8% to 44.1%. Districtwide, nearly 25% of the registered voters turned out Tuesday.
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February 8, 1995 | CYNTHIA H. CRAFT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
With two seasoned Republicans announcing they will go head-to-head in a state Senate contest next year, local figures are beginning to join in the political sport of musical chairs in the Antelope Valley. Former state Sen. Phil Wyman (R-Hanford) and Assemblyman William J. (Pete) Knight (R-Palmdale) declared that they will compete for a chance to represent the strongly Republican 17th Senate District. State Sen.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 3, 2002 | RICHARD FAUSSET, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Like off-road racing enthusiasts, High Desert voters are used to watching the mud fly come election time. But this year's Republican primary fight in the 36th Assembly District has amazed even seasoned onlookers, particularly the feuding between front-runners Sharon Runner and Phil Wyman. Though incumbent George Runner is forced out of office because of term limits, his wife, Sharon, is hoping to carry on his legacy in this conservative stronghold.
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February 8, 1995 | CYNTHIA H. CRAFT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
With two seasoned Republicans announcing they will go head-to-head in a state Senate contest next year, local figures are beginning to join in the political sport of musical chairs in the Antelope Valley. Former state Sen. Phil Wyman (R-Hanford) and Assemblyman William J. (Pete) Knight (R-Palmdale) declared that they will compete for a chance to represent the strongly Republican 17th Senate District. State Sen.
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August 20, 1991 | JACK CHEEVERS and JOHN CHANDLER, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The likely creation of a new congressional district encompassing the Antelope Valley has touched off a scramble among high desert officeholders seeking to move higher on the political food chain. The latest to indicate an interest in moving up is Palmdale Mayor William J. (Pete) Knight, who filed papers last month with the state Fair Political Practices Commission, saying he will raise money for a possible 1992 run for the seat held by Assemblyman Phil Wyman (R-Tehachapi).
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May 3, 1992 | JACK CHEEVERS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In most elections, candidates are quick to advertise their prior government service, wooing voters with their experience and grasp of the issues. But 1992 is the Year of the Outsider, and none of the three major Republican candidates running in the new 25th Congressional District in northern Los Angeles County have been eager to highlight their long years in public office. "Everyone's trying to be an outsider.
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January 11, 1992 | JACK CHEEVERS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
One well-known politician jumped into the race for a proposed new congressional seat in northern Los Angeles County as an even better-known one ruled herself out Friday. Assemblyman Phillip Wyman, a conservative Republican from Tehachapi, formally announced he will be a candidate for the 25th Congressional District seat. Only hours earlier, former Rep. Bobbi Fiedler, a fellow Republican from Northridge, said she will not.
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March 4, 1993 | MARK GLADSTONE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A current member of the state Assembly and one who left the chamber last year will face off in what is expected to be a bare-knuckles runoff campaign for a state Senate district that includes parts of the Antelope Valley. Assemblyman Jim Costa (D-Hanford) narrowly outpolled former Assemblyman Phillip D. Wyman (R-Tehachapi) in Tuesday's primary election in the 16th Senate District, which featured 10 active candidates.
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April 29, 1993 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Former Republican Assemblyman Phil Wyman has won a special election to the state Senate from a sprawling district that includes a large chunk of the rural San Joaquin Valley and a little piece of suburban Los Angeles County, returns showed Wednesday. Wyman defeated Assemblyman Jim Costa (D-Hanford), 46,563 to 41,296 votes, or 55.8% to 44.1%. Districtwide, nearly 25% of the registered voters turned out Tuesday.
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April 24, 1993 | MARK GLADSTONE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Less than a year after he was defeated in a San Fernando Valley congressional district, Republican Phillip D. Wyman is battling Democratic Assemblyman Jim Costa in Tuesday's low-key special state Senate election. In his bid for a political comeback in the 16th Senate District, former Assemblyman Wyman of Tehachapi is banking on support from conservative voters in the sparsely populated eastern Antelope Valley and the Bakersfield area--which he represented in the Assembly.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 4, 1993 | MARK GLADSTONE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A current member of the state Assembly and one who left the chamber last year will face off in what is expected to be a bare-knuckles runoff campaign for a state Senate district that includes parts of the Antelope Valley. Assemblyman Jim Costa (D-Hanford) narrowly outpolled former Assemblyman Phillip D. Wyman (R-Tehachapi) in Tuesday's primary election in the 16th Senate District, which featured 10 active candidates.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 14, 1992 | JOHN CHANDLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
After the two hours of admiration Oliver North received in the Antelope Valley on Wednesday--drawing rousing applause during a luncheon speech, selling and signing his autobiography, and posing for countless photos--some might have thought he was running for public office.
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May 8, 1992 | JACK CHEEVERS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a polite exchange that highlighted their conservative similarities, five Republican candidates for a new congressional seat in northern Los Angeles County said Thursday that they oppose legalized abortion or any increase in state sales taxes to repair Los Angeles riot damage. The candidates for the GOP nomination in the 25th Congressional District also agreed that American-born children of illegal immigrants should not automatically receive U. S. citizenship.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 3, 1992 | JACK CHEEVERS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In most elections, candidates are quick to advertise their prior government service, wooing voters with their experience and grasp of the issues. But 1992 is the Year of the Outsider, and none of the three major Republican candidates running in the new 25th Congressional District in northern Los Angeles County have been eager to highlight their long years in public office. "Everyone's trying to be an outsider.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 24, 1993 | MARK GLADSTONE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Less than a year after he was defeated in a San Fernando Valley congressional district, Republican Phillip D. Wyman is battling Democratic Assemblyman Jim Costa in Tuesday's low-key special state Senate election. In his bid for a political comeback in the 16th Senate District, former Assemblyman Wyman of Tehachapi is banking on support from conservative voters in the sparsely populated eastern Antelope Valley and the Bakersfield area--which he represented in the Assembly.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 11, 1992 | JACK CHEEVERS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
One well-known politician jumped into the race for a proposed new congressional seat in northern Los Angeles County as an even better-known one ruled herself out Friday. Assemblyman Phillip Wyman, a conservative Republican from Tehachapi, formally announced he will be a candidate for the 25th Congressional District seat. Only hours earlier, former Rep. Bobbi Fiedler, a fellow Republican from Northridge, said she will not.
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