Alameda, Contra Costa County, CA November 7, 2000 Election
Smart Voter Tom Torlakson

Candidate for
State Senator; District 7

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Biographical Highlights
  • 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
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Top Priorities if Elected
  • Reducing gun violence
  • Improving our schools
  • Decreasing traffic congestion
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Position Papers
A Leader on Transportation
California must address its transportation infrastructure problem. Learn more about Tom's solutions for reducing traffic gridlock.
Ensuring a High-Quality Education
Tom has worked to improve the quality of education in California. Read about his legislative accomplishments and his proposals for improving our public schools.
Standing Up for Public Safety
From banning assault weapons to increasing the safety of refineries, Tom has been a leader in improving public safety. Read about why the California Organization of Police and Sheriffs and the Peace Officers Research Association of California have endorsed Tom for State Senate.
Key Endorsements
  • California Organization of Police & Sheriffs
  • California Nurses Association
  • California Teachers Association
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Campaign Contact Information
Website: http://www.torlakson4senate.com
E-mail: tom@torlakson4senate.com

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