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Monterey, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz Counties, CA June 3, 2008 Election
Member of the State Assembly; District 27; Democratic Party Voter Information

This contest will only appear on Democratic party ballots.

Results as of Jun 25 9:49am, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (309/309)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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William W. "Bill" Monning Click here for more information about this candidate 25,697 votes 51.3%

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Attorney/Professor/Mediator
  • Professor Monterey Institute of International Studies
  • Professor, Monterey College of Law
  • Attorney/Mediator Private Practice
  • International Consulting/ Conflict Resolution
  • A.B. U.C. Berkeley, Dynamics of International Development, 1972
  • J.D. , University of San Francisco School of Law, 1976
  • Education
  • Healthcare Reform
  • Environmental Protection/Sustainability/Affordable Housing
Emily Reilly 11,802 votes 23.6%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: City of Santa Cruz Councilmember
Barbara Sprenger 10,751 votes 21.4%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Small Businesswoman
Stephen Derek Barkalow Click here for more information about this candidate 1,877 votes 3.7%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Doctor of Chiropractic
  • Doctorate, Los Angeles College of Chiropractic
  • B. A. Biology, Los Angeles College of Chiropractic
  • B. A. Political Science, University of Hartford, Connecticut
  • California State Appointed Medical Examiner
  • Independent Medical Examiner with 30 years of practice experience
  • Healthcare reform
  • Making quality educational a priority
  • Creating Affordable housing

Basic candidate data supplied by the Secretary of State. All candidates have been invited to supply additional information to Smart Voter. Order of candidates is random and changes daily.
  Official Information

State Assembly

Calif. State Legislative Counsel (Leginfo)
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Campaign Finance Data

Secretary of State

Around the Capitol
Barkalow-Form 460 for the period January 1 through March 17, 2008

Monning-Form 460 for the period January 1 through March 17,2008
Nonpartisan Information

Project Vote Smart


Meet the Candidates

  • Friday, May 16th at Zachary's Restaurant in Santa Cruz. Locaiton is at 819 Pacific Avenue. The event is from 5 to 8 p.m. and there is a sliding scale entry fee.
  • Supporters form each campaign will be preparing their very best appetizers for this delicious bit of culinary campaigning. Beer and wine will be available plus you'll have the oppportunity to mingle with the candidates and their representatives.
  • For further questions, contact Jeanne Allen at 831-423-2356.
News and Analysis

The Californian

Monterey County Herald General Links

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