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Maria Elizabeth Muñoz


Maria Elizabeth Muñoz

Maria Elizabeth Muñoz, a Chicana activist, was a third-party candidate for Vice President of the United States in the United States presidential election, 1992, representing the New Alliance Party (NAP) as the running mate of Lenora Fulani. Muñoz also introduced her brother Fernando to the NAP, according to Fulani.

Muñoz had been the Peace and Freedom Party candidate for Governor of California in the 1986 (51,995 votes 0.7%) and 1990 gubernatorial elections (88,707 Votes 1.3%). Fulani had previously tried to gain that party's nomination for President in 1988. In 1988 Muñoz ran for the US Senate in California on the Peace and Freedom Party ballot line, finishing third, with 166,600 votes for 1.71% of the total vote.[1]


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  • Fulani, Lenora B (1992). The Making of a Fringe Candidate ISBN 0-9628621-3-4
Party political offices
Preceded by
Elizabeth Martínez
Peace and Freedom Party Californian Gubernatorial candidate
1986 (lost), 1990 (lost)
Succeeded by
Gloria La Riva
Preceded by
Joyce Dattner, Harold Moore
New Alliance Party Vice Presidential candidate
1992 (lost)
Succeeded by

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