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California State Government November 2, 2010 Election
Controller Voter Information

Results as of Nov 30 4:33pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (24845/24845)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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John Chiang Click here for more information about this candidate 5,315,196 votes 55.2%

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Controller
  • First elected as Controller in 2006.
  • Law degree from Georgetown Law Center
  • Bachelors degree in Finance from University of South Florida
  • Served on Board of Equalization from 1997 - 2006
  • Expose waste, fraud, inefficiency in state government.
  • Continue to be the state's independent fiscal watchdog.
  • Offer concrete legislative reforms to state's budget crisis.
Tony Strickland Click here for more information about this candidate 3,481,167 votes 36.2% Priorities:
  • The elimination billions of dollars of waste, fraud and abuse in our state goverment
  • The protection of Californians' precious tax dollars through smart management
  • Reforming a pension system that is unsustainable for our state
Andrew Favor 291,657 votes 3.1%
(This candidate has not provided any information to Smart Voter) Karen Martinez 209,217 votes 2.1%
(This candidate has not provided any information to Smart Voter)
  • Party: Peace and Freedom
  • Occupation: Retired
Ross D. Frankel Click here for more information about this candidate 190,323 votes 1.9%
  • Party: Green
  • Occupation: Accountant
  • B.A. from LMU
  • Past Treasurer, Green Party L.A.C.C.
  • Past Treasurer, Homeowners Assn
  • Past Assistant Treasurer, HOA
  • Reform California Legislature's Structure
  • Reform & Improve California Tax Laws
  • Establish Independence of Controller's Office from Political Machines
Lawrence G. "Larry" Beliz Click here for more information about this candidate 153,801 votes 1.5%
  • Party: American Independent
  • Occupation: Independent Businessman
  • a.s. business marketing Freson city coll.
  • b.a. Radio-TV-Film S.F. State coll.
  • sp 4th class army national guard
  • student council rep. Bullard Hi. Fresno
  • the proper conduct of expenditures in a legal manner
  • spotting and dealing with improper transfers of money
  • doing my duties in a timely manner

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Job Description

  • As the state's chief fiscal officer, serves as the state's accountant and bookkeeper of all public funds.
  • Administers the state payroll system and unclaimed property laws.
  • Serves on numerous boards and commissions including the Board of Equalization and the Board of Control.
  • Conducts audits and reviews of state operations.
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