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California State Government November 2, 2004 Election
United States Senator Voter Information

Results as of Dec 6 4:02pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (24035/24035)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Barbara Boxer Click here for more information about this candidate 6,947,021 votes 57.8%

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: U.S. Senator (1992-present)
  • Member of the U.S. House of Representatives (1982-1992)
  • Member of the Marin County Board of Supervisors (1976-1982)
  • Health Care: Make health insurance premiums tax deductible, allow all Americans to buy into the same health coverage available to Members of Congress
  • Education: Make college tuition tax deductible and fully fund the No Child Left Behind Act.
  • Economy: Provide tax incentives for companies that create jobs here at home. Increase investment in highways, transit, and health research to create
Bill L. Jones Click here for more information about this candidate 4,548,931 votes 37.8%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Farmer/Businessman
  • Former CA Secretary of State
  • Former CA Assemblymember
  • Rebuild jobs by opposing over taxation, regulation, and litigation that sent jobs overseas
  • National Security
  • Secure our fair share of federal spending--now only 76 cents for every California tax dollar
Marsha Feinland Click here for more information about this candidate 243,407 votes 2.1%
  • Party: Peace and Freedom
  • Occupation: Public School Teacher
  • End U.S. intervention in other countries, withdraw all troops
  • A single system of universal health care for all
  • Totally repeal the USA PATRIOT Act
James P. "Jim" Gray Click here for more information about this candidate 216,236 votes 1.7%
  • Party: Libertarian
  • Occupation: Judge
  • Judge James P. Gray is a Judge of the Superior Court in Orange County
  • Judge Gray served as a federal prosecutor in Los Angeles as an Assistant U.S. Attorney
  • He also served as a criminal defense attorney as a Lieutenant in the U.S. Navy JAG Corps (National Defense, Vietnam Service and Combat Action Ribbons)
  • Judge Gray served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Palmar Norte, Costa Rica, working in physical education, recreation and health.
  • Judge James P. Gray received his undergraduate degree at U.C.L.A. in 1966 and his law degree at U.S.C. in 1971
  • Judge of the Year Award from the Business Litigation Section of the Orange County Bar Association and from the O.C. Constitutional Rights Foundation
  • Reduce federal government size, spending, bureaucracy and intrusion into our private lives, while maintaining a strong military force.
  • Repeal the failed and hopeless War on Drugs by restricting the role of the federal government to assisting each state to enforce its chosen laws.
  • Return our educational and healthcare systems to the control of more local governments.
Don J. Grundmann Click here for more information about this candidate 81,084 votes .6%
  • Party: American Independent
  • Occupation: Doctor of Chiropractic
  • Doctor of Chiropractic - Palmer West College of Chiropractic
  • Herbalist
  • Exposure of the truth about the income tax and the elimination of that tax.
  • Replacement of the debt-money Federal Reserve System with a U.S. Treasury issuance of interest-free United States Notes
  • Withdrawal from NAFTA trade agreement, defeat of FTAA trade agreement, development of tariff system for protection of domestic industry.
Howard Johnson (Write-in) John Emery Jones (Write-in)
  • Phone: 909-796-7001; Addr: PO Box 25, Bryn Mawr, CA 92318
Dennis Richter (Write-in)
  • Phone: 415-587-7610; Addr: 131 Athens, San Francisco, CA 94112; Email:

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