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Sacramento County, CA November 4, 2008 Election
United States Representative; District 5 Voter Information

Results as of Nov 26 1:08pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (592/592)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Doris Matsui Click here for more information about this candidate 164,242 votes 74.4%

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Member of Congress
  • BA, UC Berkeley
  • Senior Advisor, President Bill Clinton
  • Flood protection
  • Transportation
  • Healthcare
Paul A. Smith Click here for more information about this candidate 46,002 votes 20.8%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Small Business Owner
  • Owner of 1st Sierra Mortgage and Metro Realty.
  • Guest lecturer at Los Rios Community College
  • Instructor at the Home Loan Counseling Center
  • Reading teacher at Jonas Salk Elementary
  • Baseball Coach Encina High School
  • Bassoonist in Camellia and Folsom Lake Symphony.
  • Cut the double taxation on Social Security benefits.
  • End pork barrel spending and stop the earmarking in Congress.
  • Three year moritorium on any new taxes from Congress and balance the budget.
Linda Roberts 10,731 votes 4.8%
  • Party: Peace and Freedom
  • Occupation: Small Businesswoman
David B. Lynch (Write-in)

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The League of Women Voters of California has asked all candidates for this office to respond to 3 questions on Climate Change, Health Coverage, and Immigration.

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