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Alameda, Contra Costa County, CA November 7, 2000 Election
State Senator; District 7 Voter Information

Results as of Dec 5 1:02pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (1050/1050)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Tom Torlakson 197,683 votes 54.5%

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: State Assemblyman/Educator
  • Assembly Member since 1996
  • Contra Costa County Supervisor for 16 years
  • Teacher for 10 years and Cross-Country Coach for 25 years
  • Chair of the Assembly Transportation Committee
  • Chair of the Select Committee on Jobs Housing Balance
  • Co-Chair of the Local Government Caucus
  • Reducing gun violence
  • Improving our schools
  • Decreasing traffic congestion
Dick Rainey 156,107 votes 43%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: State Senator
  • Elected to CA State Senate, 1996
  • State Assemblyman, 1992-96
  • Sheriff of Contra Costa County, 1978-92
  • Deputy Sheriff, 1964-1978
  • Education
  • Crime
  • Transportation
Mark Billings 9,334 votes 2.5%
  • Party: Natural Law
  • Occupation: Business Manager/Teacher
  • Crime Research Assistant -- 1993
  • Stress Management & Human Potential Development Instructor -- 23 years
  • Small Business Manager -- 14 years
  • Local Resident -- 16 years
  • California Native
  • Married 20 years to naturalized citizen, 1 daughter
  • Reduce Violent Crime by 20% -- Guaranteed
  • Implement Criminal and Drug Abuse Rehabilitation that WORKS
  • Use the savings to build up our Educational System -- Tuition FREE College

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