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Placer, Sacramento County, CA November 2, 2004 Election
Member of the State Assembly; District 5 Voter Information

Results as of Dec 6 4:02pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (364/364)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Roger Niello Click here for more information about this candidate 104,895 votes 60.3%

  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: County Supervisor/Businessman
  • B.S., Accounting, UC Berkeley
  • M.S., Accounting, UCLA
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Balance and stabilize budget without raising taxes.
  • Improve the state's approach to business and the economy.
  • Maintain and improve our state's public infrastructure.
Sandra A. "Sandy" Carey Click here for more information about this candidate 62,710 votes 36%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Consultant/Lobbyist
  • Executive Assistant and Volunteer Coordinator; Administrative Coordinator and Executive Assistant to Campaign Manager
  • Staff Consultant for Political Affairs (Democratic Presidential Primary + Convention and Annual Meeting Coordinator),
  • Clean Money - Eliminate Special Interest Financing of Political Candidates, giving voters a voice
  • Fiscal Responsibility - Enhance Critical Programs for Californians through elimination of waste/redundancy
  • Bi-partisan approach to problem solving
Melissa Manfre Click here for more information about this candidate 6,524 votes 3.7%
  • Party: Libertarian
  • Occupation: Businesswoman
  • Member, Libertarian Party County Central Comittee, District 4
  • Director and Current Chair of Orangevale Recreation and Park District
  • Reduce spending by cutting bureaucracy and excessive regulation
  • Reduce taxes. Our state has a spending problem, not a tax problem.
  • Returning control to local goverments and communities where it belongs.

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