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Monterey, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz Counties, CA November 7, 2006 Election
Member of the State Assembly; District 27 Voter Information

2 Year Term. Salary: $113,098

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Results as of Nov 14 5:08pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (437/437)
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John Laird Click here for more information about this candidate 76,633 votes 69.8%

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: State Assemblymember
  • AB, Politics, Adlai Stevenson College
  • Commissioner, Santa Cruz Regional Transportation Comm., 1981-1990
  • Board Member/President, Association of Monterey Bay Area Governments (AMBAG), 1981-1983
  • Chair, Santa Cruz County Joint Powers Water Study, 1983-1985
  • Councilmember/Mayor, Santa Cruz City Council
  • Trustee, Cabrillo College
  • Actions related to ensuring a balanced, pay-as-you-go budget that meets voters' needs for a good quality of life in California.
  • Various legislative action in the area of the environment and civil rights.
  • There are outdated mandates and the state is not reimbursing local governments. I will work to repeal outdated mandates and reform the system.
Michael Morrison Click here for more information about this candidate 33,192 votes 30.2%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Councilmember/Business Manager
  • Member, Fort Ord Reuse Authority
  • Member, Transportation Agency of Monterey County
  • Commissioner, Monterey County Economic Development Commission
  • Economic Development and Re-Development
  • Education Reform
  • Affordable Housing

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