2008 Congressional run
On November 4, 2008 Jerry McNerney defeated Dean Andal 55% to 45%.
Andal is the founder and President of Andal Communications, a bank and real estate marketing company.
He began his public career in 1991, when he won a special election to the California State Assembly. He compiled a conservative record and was assigned the position of chief budget negotiator for his caucus. He was reelected to a full term in 1992, and was named Legislator of the Year by a number of taxpayer organizations. In 1994 he was elected to the California Board of Equalization, a tax board, and he was reelected to a second term in 1998. In 2002, he ran for California State Controller, but lost the Republican primary to California State Senator Tom McClintock.
From 2004 to 2008, Andal reentered public life, serving on the Lincoln Unified School Board.
|California State Assemblyman, 26th District
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