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Santa Barbara, Ventura County, CA November 5, 2002 Election
Member; California State Assembly; District 35 Voter Information

Results as of Nov 14 11:14am, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (357/357)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Hannah-Beth Jackson 69,851 votes 62.2%

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Member of the State Assembly, 35th District
  • Chair, Assembly Natural Resources Committee
  • Chair, Assembly Committee on Coastal Protection
  • Vice Chair, Legislative Women's Caucus
  • Attorney
  • former Deputy District Attorney
  • former President Santa Barbara Women's Political Committee
  • Reforming Public Education System
  • Protecting Quality of Life
  • Passing laws that keep our community safer
Robert "Bob" Pohl (Withdrawn) 35,872 votes 32%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Educator/Businessman
  • Former principal, teacher and President of the Santa Barbara School Board
  • 12 years at CB Commercial Real Estate
  • UCSB School of Gevirtz School of Education Leadership Council Board, Member
  • Zona Seca Board, Member
  • Museum of Art Education Committee Board, Member
  • Public Education Foundation Board, Member
  • Access to a quality education is a child's civil right
  • Jump-start our economy by working with business leaders to create sustainable jobs
  • Community-based policing and a no tolerance approach to domestic violence
Cary Savitch 3,720 votes 3.3%
(This candidate has not responded to Smart Voter)
  • Party: Reform
  • Occupation: Physician
  • Phone: 805-653-6540; Addr: 2929 Loma Vista Road, #F, Ventura, CA 93001; Email:
Craig Warren Thomas 2,911 votes 2.5%
  • Party: Libertarian
  • Occupation: Music Instructor
  • ending the war on drugs
  • reducing the tax burden for all
  • increasing liberty
Cristina Carreņo Martin (Write-in)
(This candidate has not responded to Smart Voter)
  • Party: Republican
  • Phone: 805-604-1684; Addr: 1304 Meadowlark Lane, Oxnard, CA 93036; Email:

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