Los Angeles County, CA March 7, 2000 Election
Smart Voter Gerrie Schipske

Candidate for
United States Representative; District 38

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Biographical Highlights
  • Party: Democratic
  • 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
Top Priorities if Elected
  • 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
Key Endorsements
  • California Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO
  • US Senator Barbara Boxer
  • California Coalition of Nurse Practitioners
Campaign Contact Information
Website: http://www.schipske4congress.org
E-mail: gerrie@earthlink.net

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