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Los Angeles County, CA June 6, 2006 Election
Member of the State Assembly; District 44; Democratic Party Voter Information

You can vote in this contest only if registered in the Democratic party, or as "Decline to State" requesting a Democratic ballot at your polling location.

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Results as of Jul 13 4:04pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (273/273)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Anthony Portantino Click here for more information about this candidate 13,358 votes 42.7%

  • Occupation: City Council Member
  • Two term former Mayor
  • Vice Chair, Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy Advisory Committee
  • Past President, League of Cities Mayors & Councilmembers Dept.
  • Past Member Pasadena City College Bond Oversight Committee
  • Board Member, San Gabrial Valley Habitat For Humanity
  • Bachelor of Science: Albright College
  • Public Education
  • Expansion of parks and recreation and environmental protection
  • Healthy Economy, including economic opportunity for all Californians
Adam Murray Click here for more information about this candidate 8,190 votes 26.1%
  • Occupation: Teacher/Healthcare Counsel
  • Economics Teacher at East Los Angeles College
  • Attorney with Howrey LLP; Coordinator of the Probono Program
  • President of the Housing Rights Center
  • Co-Founder of the Center for Progressive Leadership
  • Education
  • Healthcare for All
  • Tackling Poverty
Diana Peterson-More Click here for more information about this candidate 7,457 votes 23.8%
  • Occupation: Educator/Small Businessowner
  • Attorney
  • BA, UCLA
  • JD, Loyola Law School
  • Education
  • Health Care
  • Jobs
Brian Center Click here for more information about this candidate 2,320 votes 7.4%
  • Occupation: Sheriff's Department Advisor
  • Law degree from UCLA
  • Experienced business litigation attorney
  • Policy advisor on public safety and children's issues for Gloria Molina and Sheriff's Department
  • Policy advisor on homeless and housing issues for Sheriff's Department
  • Expert on what works to help at-risk and abused and neglected children
  • Excellence in our education system
  • Reforming the way we help and keep safe our most needy and at-risk children
  • Investment in the environment

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