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Los Angeles County, CA March 7, 2000 Election
Member of the State Assembly; District 59

Results as of Apr 10 2:36pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (255/255)

Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Meline Dolores Hall 26,818 votes 27.7%

  • Party: Democratic (100% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Labor Union Representative
Dennis Mountjoy 19,674 votes 20.3%
  • Party: Republican (29.6% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Businessman
Robert C. "Bob" Harbicht 15,512 votes 16%
  • Party: Republican (23.4% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: President, Research Corporation
  • Mayor of both Arcadia and Duarte. 16 years experience as a City Councilman.
  • BS, Business Administration. 38 years business experience. Past 25 years President of Harbicht Research Inc, a company I founded in 1974.
  • Stop illegal immigration
  • Reduce government interference in our lives
  • Return government authority to that closest to the people (city council, school boards)
Walt Allen 12,643 votes 13.1%
  • Party: Republican (19.1% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Police Officer/Councilmember
  • President, Calif. Narcotic Officers' Association
  • Member, State Juvenile Justice & Delinquency Commission
  • Chairman, Covina Gang and Graffiti Task Force
  • Co-Chair, Proposition 8 (Education Reform) Committee
  • LA County Chair Anti-Gang Violence Proposition 21 Committee
  • Member, Orange County Police Chief's Association
  • Return State take-aways to local entities
  • Public Safety
  • Education Reform and School Safety
Joann E. Steinmeier 10,073 votes 10.4%
  • Party: Republican (15.1% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: School Boardmember/ Businesswoman
  • Arcadia School Board Member
  • Board of Directors of the California School Association
  • Arcadia Chamber of Commerce
Al Leiga 7,370 votes 7.5%
  • Party: Republican (11% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Business Executive/Councilman
  • Business Executive/Councilman in Claremont
  • City Councilman since 1990, serving as Mayor from 1994-1997
  • Prior to retiring in 1995, Al worked at Xerox Corporation for 30 years as a scientist and manufacturing manager.
  • Al has been married to Ann for 44 years, and they have hour children and seven grandchildren
  • Al attended New York University, where he earned a B.A. and Ph.D. in Chemistry
  • Leadership positions include the San Gabriel Valley Council of Governments (President) and Pasadena Blue Line Construction Authority(Board).
  • Improving Education and School Facilities
  • Creating quality jobs for our residents and changing the tax structure that rewards cities that seek to recruit high wage employees.
  • Improving mobility is essential for improving our quality of life and driving the growth of our regional economy.
Louise M. Allison 2,045 votes 2.1%
  • Party: Natural Law (100% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Teacher
  • Co-chairperson, Natural Law Party of California
  • Teacher/Consultant: Stress Management Programs
  • Specialized Tutor for students with Attention Deficit Disorder and learning disabilities
  • Educator/Administrator - Alternative and Preventive Medicine
  • BFA, Maharishi University of Management, Fairfield, IA
  • Advanced Training in Consciousness Raising Programs
  • Shift policy from political/special interest towards forward-looking, prevention-oriented, scientifically proven solutions of California's problems
  • Nurture California's most precious resource, its citizens, through proven educational innovations to directly increase intelligence and creativity
  • Shift focus from disease care to Health Care by providing medical payment for scientifically proven programs that prevent disease/promote well being
George White 1,661 votes 1.7%
  • Party: Libertarian (100% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Police Officer, serving the community since 1981.
  • Competitive pistol shooter, Regional and 7 State, individual & team, Championships in CA, NV and AZ.
  • Founding Board Member, San Dimas Youth Softball, Manager/Coach six seasons. Defending 12U Champions.
  • U.S. Marines, Assignments, Okinawa/Philippines 3rd MarDiv, Japan/Korea 1st MAW, North Carolina 2nd MAW & 2nd MarDiv. Duties Watch Commander M.P.
  • EDUCATION: Progressive reform and a new approach will be considered, i.e. school vouchers or similar plan. Nationwide recruitment of teachers.
  • TAXES and ECONOMY: No new taxes. Reduction or elimination of taxes to maintain and improve the economy.
  • ABORTION: I believe abortion is morally wrong, but the government prohibition of abortion would make matters worse.
Khalil Khalil 1,248 votes 1.2%
  • Party: Republican (1.8% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Engineer/Financial Consultant

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