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State of California (Butte, Colusa, Glenn, Shasta, Siskiyou, Sutter, Tehama, Trinity, Yolo, Yuba Counties) June 3, 2008 Election
United States Representative; District 2; 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 (573/573)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Jeff Morris Click here for more information about this candidate 13,915 votes 34.4%

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Trinity County Supervisor
  • Businessman / Entrepreneur
  • Economy - Focus on "Green Collar" jobs, Sustainable Forestry & Agriculture, Expand Rural High Speed Internet Backbone & Capacity
  • Education - Rework and/or repeal No Child Left Behind to attain realistic measurements for rural education that enhance opportunities for all students
  • Health Care - Health Care For All should be our rallying cry while we move towards that system on a regional level
Arjinderpal Sekhon 13,852 votes 34.2%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Medical Doctor/Veteran
John Jacobson Click here for more information about this candidate 12,753 votes 31.4%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Educator/Businessman/Composer
  • Nationally acclaimed composer of music used in schools all over the world
  • Founder and volunteer president of children's service non-profit, America Sings!.
  • Winner of the 2001 Points of Light Award for "dedication to providing children opportunities to combine music, charitable giving and community service
  • Nationally recognized speaker and teacher of teachers.
  • Universal Healthcare - for rural areas like my home district, this includes primary care physicans in our small towns.
  • Rural economic development. Bring green jobs to rural areas, and support entrepreneurial small businesses, the backbone of our rural economy.
  • Education. Rewrite, then fully fund No Child Left Behind. Provide stable school funding for rural counties previously receiving Forest Reserves Funds.

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.
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Project Vote-Smart

  • About the Candidates - Browse the page to find the line(s) for US House 2. Then find Biography, Campaign Finances, Issue Positions (NPAT), Special Interest Groups, and Voting Record where available.
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Candidate Forums

  • Candidate Forums
  • Date: Monday, May 19, 2008
    Time: 7 - 9 PM
    Place: City Council Chambers, 421 Main Street, Chico
    Sponsors: League of Women Voters of Butte County
  • The public is encouraged to attend and submit written questions for the candidates.
  • This forum will be broadcast live on Community Access Channel 11 in the Chico Area, and rebroadcast between Monday May 19 and the Primary Election on June 3.
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