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Los Angeles County, CA March 7, 2000 Election
United States Representative; District 36

Results as of Apr 10 2:36pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (433/433)

Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Steven T. Kuykendall 66,520 votes 42.8%

  • Party: Republican (84.1% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Congressman/Businessman
Jane Harman 63,013 votes 40.5%
  • Party: Democratic (87.6% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: College Professor/Businesswoman
Robert T. "Bob" Pegram 12,653 votes 8.2%
  • Party: Republican (15.9% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Computer Consultant
  • Phone: 310-465-1083; Addr: PO Box 1122, Lomita, CA 90717; Email:
James C. Cavuoto 6,423 votes 4.2%
  • Party: Democratic (9% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Technology Magazine Publisher
  • Founder and President, Micro Publishing Press, Inc.
  • Member and Past President, Torrance Library Foundation and Torrance Library Commission
  • Member, Venice Interactive Community
  • Vice-President, Beach Cities Democratic Club
  • Member, Torrance Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Degree in Biomedical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University
  • Meaningful Campaign Finance Reform. Reduced postal rates and free airtime for candidates who accept spending limits. Enact limits on soft money.
  • Long-Term Economic Development. Reduce South Bay's dependence on defense economy. Nurture new-technology industries like biomedical and multimedia.
  • Improve Quality and Availability of Healthcare. Accelerate access to new treatments for debilitating diseases. Increase funding for medical research.
Daniel R. Sherman 2,635 votes 1.6%
  • Party: Libertarian (100% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Mechanical Engineer
  • A.S. from San Diego Mesa College
  • B.S. from University of California - Berkeley
  • M.S. from University of California - Berkeley
  • EMT-Paramedic from 1988 - 1992, San Diego
  • Current employer: TRW Space and Electronics
  • Provide real retirement savings for all Americans by ending Social Security.
  • Bring health care costs under control by removing federal interference.
  • Restore the Second Amendment to it's place in the Bill of Rights.
Farshad Rastegar 2,508 votes 1.6%
  • Party: Democratic (3.4% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Director, Non-Profit Agency
  • Phone: 310-592-2000; Addr: 11960 Venice Blvd. #405, Los Angeles, CA 90066; Email:
John R. Konopka 1,044 votes .6%
  • Party: Reform (100% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Businessman
  • Phone: 310-645-5741; Addr: PO Box 45871, Los Angeles, CA 90045; Email:
Matt Ornati 868 votes .5%
  • Party: Natural Law (100% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Software Account Executive
  • Phone: 800-766-1230; Addr: 24351 Pasto Rd #D, Dana Point, CA 92629; Email:

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