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Santa Clara County, CA November 7, 2006 Election
Member of the State Assembly; District 24 Voter Information

2 Year Term. Salary: $113,098

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Results as of Nov 14 5:08pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (309/309)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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James T. "Jim" Beall, Jr. Click here for more information about this candidate 72,852 votes 65.2%

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Member, Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors
  • Former Chair of the Metropolitan Transportation Commission 1998-2000
  • BA In Political Science, San Jose State University
  • Member, San Jose City Council, 1981-1994
  • Chairperson of the Santa Clara County Health Authority
  • Married to Pat Beall
  • One Stepson, Greg
  • Work to adequately fund K-12 education and make College affordable for all qualified students
  • Make health insurance available to all residents of Santa Clara County through a public-private partnership.
  • Improve public transportation throughout the state and work to extend BART to San Jose.
Lawrence R. Hileman Click here for more information about this candidate 35,248 votes 31.5%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Senior Software Engineer
  • Married 24 years; father of 4 teenagers
  • BSA Eagle Scout with Bronze Palm 1979
  • Master of Science in Computer Science from CSU Chico in 1993
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from CSULA 1987
  • Member of ground-support team for the Voyager-Neptune encounter at NASA-JPL
  • Cancer Survivor since 1999
  • Lower Taxes & Smaller, More Efficient Government
  • Stronger Borders & Comprehensive Immigration Reform
  • Quality Public Schools & More Effective Use Of State Funds Earmarked For Education
Lionel H. Silva Click here for more information about this candidate 3,721 votes 3.3%
  • Party: Libertarian
  • Occupation: Information Technology Manager
  • Oppose abuse of eminent domain. Protect our property rights!
  • Part time California legislature
  • Neutral redistricting for fairer representation

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