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San Francisco, San Mateo County, CA November 2, 2004 Election
United States Representative; District 12 Voter Information

Results as of Dec 6 4:02pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (463/463)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Tom Lantos Click here for more information about this candidate 171,852 votes 68.1%

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: U.S. Congressman
  • Member of Congress representing the 12th Congressional District of California since 1981.
  • Professor of Economics at San Francisco State University (1950-1980).
  • Served as a member of the Millbrae Board of Education for eight years.
  • Public affairs analyst for public television.
  • Economic consultant to a number of private businesses.
  • Senior advisor to a number of members of the United States Senate.
  • Our nation's economy must be strengthened to insure long-term job growth. This Administration economic policies are fiscally irresponsible.
  • Education is the key to America's future, and we must provide the resources to assure our children's education.
  • Our environment - air, water, our coast, open space - must be protected from an Administration that sacrifices our environment to special interests.
Mike Garza Click here for more information about this candidate 52,593 votes 20.8%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Businessman
  • Long-time member, San Francisco Republican County Central Committee and Republican State Central Committee of California (RSCCC)
  • Past Member, Platform Committee of California Republican Party
  • Former City Commissioner (Commission on Toxic Waste)
  • Past President, Chapter, Mexican-American Political Association (MAPA)
  • Advocate for Taxpayers Rights (in SF Voters Information Pamphlet and elsewhere)
  • Veteran, US Army, Served Facing Russian Troops at border of East Germany
  • Republican Victory in 2004!
  • Strengthen Republican majority in Congress! Make Congressman Lantos Debate His Opponents!
  • Oppose Unnecessary Tax Increases and Wasteful and Corrupt Government Spending!
Pat Gray Click here for more information about this candidate 23,038 votes 9.1%
  • Party: Green
  • Occupation: Retired Teacher/Artist
  • political activist
  • member, Green Party County Council
  • past Union official, AFT local 61, AFL-CIO
  • End the war and occupation
  • break our addiction to oil
  • use our tax funds to meet the needs of our people and environment
Harland Harrison Click here for more information about this candidate 5,116 votes 2%
  • Party: Libertarian
  • Occupation: Software Engineer
  • Lifelong resident of the San Francisco Bay Area
  • Vice-Chair, San Mateo Libertarian Party
  • Member of the ACLU
  • Member of Amnesty International
  • Stop the war and bring the troops home
  • Repeal the PATRIOT act
  • Reduce spending to balance the budget every year

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