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Los Angeles County, CA March 7, 2000 Election
United States Representative; District 38

Results as of Apr 10 2:36pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (360/360)

Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Steve Horn 59,209 votes 50.5%

  • Party: Republican (100% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: U.S. Representative/Educator
Gerrie Schipske 17,676 votes 15.1%
  • Party: Democratic (32.2% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Nurse/Attorney/Educator
  • Registered Nurse Practitioner (Women's Health Care)
  • Licensed attorney -- admitted to California and US Supreme Court Bar
  • Western Regional Healthcare Policy Coordinator, Service Employees International Union
  • Part-time instructor, Graduate School of Public Policy and Administration, California State University at Long Beach
  • Appointed by US Attorney General Janet Reno to serve on the National Advisory Council on Violence Against Women
  • Founder, Long Beach Police Department's Women's Advisory Committee
  • Access to affordable quality healthcare; prescription benefit for Medicare beneficiaries
  • Access to quality academic and/or vocational training for every child.
  • Establishment of a "safety net" for working families -- fairer tax code, increased minimum wage, stable Social Security system
Erin Gruwell 16,062 votes 13.7%
  • Party: Democratic (29.3% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Teacher of the Year
  • Author
  • Improving Our Schools
  • Protecting Social Security and Medicare
  • Providing Better, More Affordable Health Care
Peter Mathews 13,937 votes 11.9%
  • Party: Democratic (25.4% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Professor, American Government
Ken Graham 7,248 votes 6.2%
  • Party: Democratic (13.1% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Professor/Military Officer
  • Phone: 310-715-4919; Addr: 6018 Fiddler Avenue, Lakewood, CA 90712; Email:
Jack Neglia 1,765 votes 1.5%
  • Party: Libertarian (100% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Contractor
Karen Blasdell-Wilkinson 1,396 votes 1.1%
  • Party: Natural Law (100% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Scientific Research Director
  • Phone: 562-431-7845; Addr: 7055 Island Village Dr., Long Beach, CA 90803; Email:

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