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Alameda County, CA June 5, 2012 Election
Member of the State Assembly; District 18 Voter Information

A runoff will be held on 11/6/2012 between the top 2 candidates who received the most votes. The runoff will be held even if one candidate receives a majority of votes in this election.

Results as of Jul 16 4:38am, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (291/291)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Rob Bonta Click here for more information about this candidate 23,007 votes 36.9%

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Alameda City Councilmember
  • Deputy City Attorney, San Francisco City Attorney's Office
  • Commissioner, Alameda County Transportation Commission
  • Former Director, Alameda Health Care District
  • Former Chair, Alameda Economic Development Commission
  • Former President, Alameda Social Service Human Relations Board
  • Former Board President, Alternatives in Action
  • Safer Streets - Public Safety
  • Better Schools - Education
  • More Prosperous Communities - Jobs
Abel Guillen Click here for more information about this candidate 18,521 votes 29.7%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Community College Trustee
  • Bachelor's and Master's Degrees in Public Policy From UC Berkeley
  • Educator and Community Advocate
  • Funding Community Colleges
  • Creating Jobs Locally
  • Reducing Pollution and Creating Green Spaces
Joel B. Young Click here for more information about this candidate 11,680 votes 18.8%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: AC Transit Director/ Attorney
  • Graduate of UC Berkeley and Berkeley Law School
  • Strategic Advisor to the Oakland Green Business Incubator Project
  • Vice President of the Alameda County Democratic Lawyers Club
  • Support middle class job growth in construction and manufacturing by changing California's procurement policies
  • Bring more green tech and high tech firms to the East Bay
  • Increase access to early childhood education to close the achievement gap
Rhonda Weber 9,082 votes 14.6%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Small Business Owner

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  • Date: Wednesday, May 30
    Time: 6 PM
    Place: Allen Temple Baptist Church, 8501 International Boulevard, Oakland
    Sponsor: Allen Temple Baptist Church, The Alameda County Democratic Layers Club, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc, Beebe Memorial Cathedral, Charles Houston Bar Association, and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Bay Area
  • Date: Thursday, April 26
    Time: 7 - 8 PM
    Place: Alameda Boys and Girls Club, 1900 3rd St.
    Sponsor: League of Women Voters of Alameda
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