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California State Government November 7, 2006 Election
Attorney General; State of California Voter Information

4 Year Term. Salary: $175,525

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Results as of Nov 14 5:08pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (25090/25090)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Jerry Brown Click here for more information about this candidate 4,167,439 votes 56.3%

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Oakland Mayor/Attorney
  • Governor of California, 1975-1983
  • California Secretary of State, 1971-1975
  • Los Angeles Community College Board of Trustees, 1969-1971
  • Various Legal Positions: Clerk to the California Supreme Court; Tuttle & Taylor, Associate; Fulbright & Jaworski, Associate
  • J.D., Yale Law School
  • B.A. in Classics, University of California, Berkeley
  • Assist local police in fighting crime and making our streets safer
  • Protecting the environment and controlling greenhouse gas emissions
  • Protect a woman's right to choose in the face of mounting efforts to erode this fundamental right
Chuck Poochigian Click here for more information about this candidate 2,831,519 votes 38.3%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: California Senator/Attorney
  • I will work to protect Californians from dangerous sex offenders and online predators, and will utilize new technology to track child molesters.
  • I will combat rising crime by advocating for increased penalties for gang violence and felons with firearms, and enforcing California's death penalty.
  • I will work to protect consumers from identity theft by coordinating a statewide effort to pursue and prosecute identity thieves.
Michael S. Wyman Click here for more information about this candidate 166,065 votes 2.3%
  • Party: Green
  • Occupation: Attorney-At-Law
  • Graduate, Hastings School Of Law
  • Graduate, University of Santa Cruz
  • Alumnus, Pomona College
  • Board Member, Progressive Asset Management
  • Treasurer of the Green Party of California, 2000-2005
  • Board Member, Voice of the Environment
  • Opposition to the Death Penalty and Reform of Three Strikes
  • Defend the Environment and the rights of Immigrants, Veterans, Workers and Citizens
  • Prosecute Corporate Crimes and Defend the Right of Privacy
Kenneth A. Weissman Click here for more information about this candidate 155,213 votes 2.0%
  • Party: Libertarian
  • Occupation: Attorney At Law
  • B.A. in Math and Economics, Colby College, 1979
  • Law degree (Juris Doctorate), U.S.C., 1982
  • In private practice since 1982
  • Personal Freedom -- I believe that you are the best person to make decisions regarding your life.
  • Individual Responsibility
Jack L Harrison, Esq Click here for more information about this candidate 86,593 votes 1.1%
  • Party: Peace and Freedom
  • Occupation: Attorney/Berkeley Rent Stabilization Board Commissioner
  • Criminal/Social Security/Workers' Comp. Attorney
  • 25 year member, California Bar.
  • Legal counselor and volunteer rehab counselor for various addiction rehab programs
  • End the death penalty.
  • Decriminalize marijuana; end minimum mandatory sentencing.
  • Prosecute corporate thieves; retrieve stolen funds.

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