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San Mateo County, CA November 5, 2002 Election
Member; California State Assembly; District 19 Voter Information

Results as of Nov 14 11:14am, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (328/328)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Gene Mullin 61,423 votes 62.7%

    Official Ballot Statement

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: City Councilmember/Educator
  • Chairman and Member, Airport Community Roundtable
  • B.A.,Political Science, University of San Francisco
  • San Mateo County "Teacher of the Year", 1991
  • California Teacher's Association, State Teacher of the Year in Politics, 1996
  • Resident of South San Francisco since 1967
  • Outstanding Citizen, SSF City Council, 1979
  • Improving public education
  • Encouraging smart growth, including housing at transportation centers
  • Mitigating airport noise
David Kawas 25,080 votes 25.6%

    Official Ballot Statement

  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Father, account manager
  • Lifelong resident of San Mateo County
  • Former Telcom Technician
  • Education: Return local control and accountability to counties and school districts
  • Energy/Transportation: Get the government out of the energy business/Work for "dedicated taxaton" for our transportation system
  • Economy: Lower taxes and less government intervention to improve economic growth
Jo Chamberlain 9,745 votes 9.9%

    Official Ballot Statement

  • Party: Green
  • Occupation: Biologist and Citizen Activist
  • Green Party of the United States, Co-Chair
  • Green Party of California, Coordinating Committee Member
  • Green Party of San Mateo County, Council Member
  • BS, University of California, Santa Cruz
  • Campaign Finance Reform (public financing of elections)
  • Universal Health Care, (single payer)
  • Renewable Energy (now)
Robert W. Giedt 1,819 votes 1.8%
  • Party: Libertarian
  • Occupation: Writer/Graphic Designer
  • San Mateo County resident for over 21 years
  • Bachelor of Arts Degree in English from UC Davis (June 1989)
  • Libertarian for 16 years and officer in Libertarian Party of San Mateo County for over 5 years
  • Reduce tax burden for individuals, families, and businesses
  • Eliminate government interference in our personal lives
  • Increase awareness & support for mass transportation

Basic candidate data supplied by the Secretary of State. All candidates have been invited to supply additional information to Smart Voter. Order of candidates is random and changes daily.
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  • About the Candidates - Browse the page to find the link for Assembly District 19. Then find Biography, Campaign Finances, Issue Positions (NPAT), Special Interest Groups, and Voting Record where available.

19th District Assembly Candidates Forum
Tuesday, October 8, 7:05 - 9:00 p.m., City Council Chambers, 333 90th Street, Daly City

Candidates Forum for 19th and 21st Assembly District and 8th Senate District
Tuesday, October 22, 7:00 - 9:30 pm, Peninsula Community Foundation, 1700 S. El Camino Real, San Mateo. Sponsored by Child Care Coordinating Council of SM Co. and Peninsula Library System
Candidates Forum on TV

Peninsula TV, Ch. 26
Friday, Nov. 1, 10 p.m.; Sunday, Nov. 3, 6 p.m.
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