LWV League of Women Voters of California
Sacramento County, CA November 7, 2000 Election
 Smart Voter Jan Louis Bergeron

Candidate for
Member of the State Assembly; District 9

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Biographical Highlights
  • Party: Green
  • Occupation: Tax Program Technician
  • Hiked Grand Canyon
  • B.A., Psychology, Granola (AKA Sonoma) State University
  • Received 3 state merit awards with a 4th approved pending implementation
  • Won second prize in the late Suttertown News' poetry contest for government employees with my poem, "I Know Why They Hate Us."
  • I was featured in an article in the Jan/Feb 1999 issue of the Multinational Monitor magazine, "Commercialism Outrage: Sacramento: City for Sale."
  • I was asked by Sacramento mayoral candidate Julie Padilla for an endorsement, which I gladly gave.
Top Priorities if Elected
  • 1) Reduce the cost of campaigns by reducing the cost of radio and TV advertising without spending public money - see issue paper #1.
  • 2) Restructure the way California pays for local and state government and education, infusing the revenue structure with Green principles.
  • 3) Enact a single-payor universal healthcare system that includes mental health care, focussing on preventive health.
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Position Papers
Campaign Reform - Two Proposals
Discusses reducing the cost of campaigning in California without spending taxpayer money and why only people should be allowed to make political contributions.
Long-Term Regional and Statewide Planning
Discusses a proposal to create regional planning commissions, water conservation and air pollution and traffic congestion.
Campaign Contact Information
Website: http://www.bergeronforassembly.org
E-mail: jber@jps.net

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