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Los Angeles County, CA November 7, 2006 Election
United States Representative; District 36 Voter Information

2 Year Term. Salary: $165,200

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Results as of Nov 14 5:08pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (399/399)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Jane Harman Click here for more information about this candidate 100,296 votes 63.4%

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: U.S. Representative
  • Ranking Member, House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence
  • Former Deputy Secretary to the Cabinet, Carter Administration
  • Former Special Counsel to the Dept. of Defense
  • B.A. in Government, Smith College
  • J.D., Harvard Law School
  • Four Children; Daniel Guy (23), Justine (21), Hilary (30), and Brian(32)
  • Proud to be pro-choice and pro-working family.
  • Protect the environment, better education, and make healthcare accessible for all. Protect retirement, and seniors.
  • Support our troops, end the failed strategy in Iraq, and make our nation secure while protecting our civil liberties.
Brian Gibson Click here for more information about this candidate 50,758 votes 32.1%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Retired Engineer
  • 27 years at Hughes Space and Communications Group / Boeing Satellite Devopment Center designing and building electronics for communications satellites
  • MS (1974), PhD (1978) physics, University of Illinois
  • BS physics, California Institute of Technology, 1973
  • Currently enrolled Trinity Law School, Santa Ana
  • Born and raised in Des Moines, Iowa. Lived in South Bay since 1978, El Segundo since 1990
  • Married (Patricia, "Pat," 1973) with a son, John (20, student at El Camino), and a daughter, Katie (18, student at Univ. of Colorado)
  • Immigration -- Increase Legal Immigration * Secure Our Borders: "The Fence," Hi-Tech Surveillance, Increased Border Patrol
  • Fiscal Responsibility -- $8.3T & getting worse. Don't Drown our Children in Debt
  • Tariffs for China -- Sending $200B/year in jobs and industry to the government that brought us Tiananmen Square is bad policy
James R. "Jim" Smith Click here for more information about this candidate 4,292 votes 2.7%
  • Party: Peace and Freedom
  • Occupation: Educator/Writer
  • Teacher/co-founder, University of Venice
  • Writer, Venice Beachhead newspaper
  • Board, SoCal Americans for Democratic Action (ADA)
  • Treasurer, Venice Neighborhood Council, 2003-05
  • Communications Director, Calif. Faculty Assn. 1997-2002
  • M.A., Sociology - Cal State, Northridege
  • Save the Environment - Stop Global Warming
  • Out of Iraq Now
  • Guarantee quality health care, education, housing, equality & jobs for All
Mike Binkley 2,988 votes 1.8%
  • Party: Libertarian
  • Occupation: Author

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  • 3330 Civic Center Drive (George Nakano Theatre), Torrance
  • sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Torrance and the Beach Cities
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