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Imperial, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego Counties, CA June 6, 2006 Election
State Board of Equalization; District 3; Republican Party Voter Information

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Results as of Jul 13 4:04pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (5820/5820)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Michelle Steel Click here for more information about this candidate 206,546 votes 37.8%

  • Occupation: Equalization Boardmember's Deputy
  • Michelle holds a degree in Business from Pepperdine University
  • She has served as a Commissioner on the President's Advisory Commission on Asian-Americans
  • She was a member of the California World Trade Commission
  • She was a Commissioner of the Los Angeles County Children and Family Services
  • She served as a member of the Los Angeles Airport and Fire Commissions
  • Michelle will continue her pledge to never vote to raise taxes
  • She will assume all taxpayers are innocent untill proven guilty
  • Michelle will be a pro taxpayer vote, ALWAYS
Ray Haynes 184,417 votes 33.7%
  • Occupation: California State Assemblyman
Steve Michael Petruzzo Click here for more information about this candidate 89,497 votes 16.3%
  • Occupation: Equalization Board Auditor
  • Accounting - SDSU
  • Senior Tax Auditor - Board of Equalization
  • Improve Agency Efficiency
  • Improve communication between agency and taxpayers at no additional cost
  • Oppose any new taxes
Hal "Jimbo" Styles Click here for more information about this candidate 38,532 votes 7%
  • Occupation: Businessman
  • Securities & Real Estate Broker
  • F.A.A. Flight Instructor, "Gold Seal" Land & Sea Instruments
  • Life Member U.S. Naval Academy Alumni Association
  • Life Member American Legion
  • Life Member California Rifle & Pistol Association (C.R.P.A.)
  • Life member Naval Aviation Museum Foundation, Pensacola, FL, Benefactors Circle
  • Keep taxes low and equitable for all
  • Keep district offices adequately staffed and follow stare decisis
  • The public must & will have access to me as I will be their employee
Lewis A. Da Silva 28,643 votes 5.2%
  • Occupation: Accountant/Realtor

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Job Description

Board of Equalization

Serves on the Board of Equalization, California’s elected tax commission, a body that:

  • Oversees the administration of over two dozen tax and fee programs including sales and use, cigarette and tobacco, alcohol and fuels tax.
  • Serves as the appellate body for California income and franchise tax cases.
  • Oversees the administration of property tax statewide.
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