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Santa Clara County, CA November 7, 2000 Election
United States Representative; District 16 Voter Information

Results as of Dec 5 1:02pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (468/468)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Zoe Lofgren 115,118 votes 72.1%

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Congresswoman
  • Phone: 408-271-1953; Addr: 111 West St John, #400, San Jose, CA 95713; Email:
Horace Eugene "Gene" Thayn 37,213 votes 23.3%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Retired Electrical Engineer
  • Fomer Math teacher, college level, 14 years, evenings
  • Replacing the income tax with a fair spending tax.
  • Moving the Social Security System into the families wealth.
  • Providing school choice for parents of low and middle income.
Dennis Michael Umphress 4,742 votes 3%
  • Party: Libertarian
  • Occupation: Product Quality Manager
  • AS degree in Machine Tech. from SJCC
  • Member American Society for Quality
  • US Navy veteran
  • Born and raised in San Jose
  • Employed at Ball Screws & Actuators Co., Inc.
  • Honda Insight owner, Gas/Electric Hybrid car
  • Cut Federal income tax
  • Enable Medical Marijuana
  • Protect Social Security
Edward J. Klein 2,673 votes 1.6%
  • Party: Natural Law
  • Occupation: Chiropractor
  • B.A., College of William and Mary
  • Doctor of Chiropractic, Palmer College-West
  • Chiropractic College Instructor for 9 years
  • Post-Graduate Seminar instructor for 5 years
  • Speaker on health care issues for organizations
  • Restoration of proper taxation on wealthy individuals and corporations, with corresponding tax relief to the less fortunate
  • Strict safety testing, then regulation and labelling of genetically engineered foods should any be found safe
  • Promotion of cost-effective, natural, prevention-oriented health care

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