Jesse Ventura Candidate

Born: July 15, 1951
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Hennepin County
United States
Resided: Maple Grove, Minnesota
Hennepin County
Death: --
Gender: Man
Occupation: Radio talk show host
Military Service: U.S. Navy, Underwater Demolition Team 12, Vietnam War (1969-1975).
Political Party: Reform
Offices Held: Mayor of Brooklyn Park (1991-1995). Minnesota Governor (1999-2003).
Notes: Born James George Janos. Ventura was a former professional wrestler and actor.
Sources: Minnesota Birth Certificate Index. National Governors Association., "Famous Veteran: Jesse Ventura."
Painting of Jesse Ventura
Painting of Jesse Ventura
Minnesota Historical Society.

Election Details

Number of state/federal offices sought Number of campaigns Number of winning campaigns
2 3 2
Date Election Stage Party Votes Percent Result
11/08/2016 President / Vice President General Write-In 29 0.00% Lost
11/03/1998 Governor General Reform 773,713 36.99% Won
09/15/1998 Governor Primary Reform 17,169 100.00% Won