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California State Government November 7, 2006 Election
Treasurer; State of California Voter Information

4 Year Term. Salary: $165,200

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Results as of Nov 14 5:08pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (25090/25090)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Bill Lockyer Click here for more information about this candidate 3,970,555 votes 54.5%

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: California Attorney General
  • CA Senate President, 1994-98
  • California State Senate, 1982-98
  • California State Assembly, 1973-82
  • San Leandro School Board Member, 1968-73
  • Obtaining the highest possible return on public investments and helping restore the state budget to long-term fiscal health.
  • Planning and managing financial investments in public education, transportation and water to keep CA livable, grow our economy and produce good jobs.
  • Ensuring retirement security and good health care for every Californian.
Claude Parrish Click here for more information about this candidate 2,721,353 votes 37.3%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Member, State Board of Equalization
  • Degree in Accounting, Summa Cum Laude
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Humanities, Honoris Causa
  • Save millions of dollars by eliminating New York middlemen.
  • Allow Californians to buy federal & state tax-exempt bonds in amounts as little as $100 in a savings bond-type program.
  • Oppose all but the most critical of bond issues.
Marian V Smithson Click here for more information about this candidate 290,982 votes 4.0%
  • Party: Libertarian
  • Occupation: City Treasurer/CPA
  • BS degree in marketing - UCLA
  • currently - City Treasurer of West Covina
  • currently treasurer of 2100 Club (hospital support org)
  • practicing CPA
  • past president Chamber of Commerce Women's Division
  • Past treasurer - HOA
  • Get California on a pay-as-you-go financing policy
  • Earn maximum return on taxpayers' funds
  • Encourage living within means without increasing taxes
Mehul M. Thakker Click here for more information about this candidate 170,430 votes 2.3%
  • Party: Green
  • Occupation: Socially Responsible Investment Advisor
  • B. S. Business Management
  • Elected Treasurer of NetIP- SFBA (Network of Indian Professionals)
  • Community Development Advisor (Affordable Housing, Community Banking)
  • Broker to The City of Oakland Treasurer's Office for Socially Screened Corporate Bond Portfolio
  • Series 7, 66
  • CA Insurance License
  • Invest Taxpayer Dollars for Social Benefit and Financial Returns
  • Fix and Fund Schools, Promote Universal Healthcare, Fight Povery
  • Generate Revenue to Balance the Budget Through State Ownership and Investment in Large Scale Renewable Energy Assets
E. Justin Noonan 81,162 votes 1.1%
  • Party: American Independent
  • Occupation: Computer Technician
Gerald Sanders 61,661 votes 0.8%
  • Party: Peace and Freedom
  • Occupation: No Ballot Designation

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Statements and Interviews

  • Video Voter - Select "Treasurer", then candidate name to see a statement by Lockyer, Noonan, Parrish, Sanders, Thakker. Produced by Center for Governmental Studies (2 min. each)
  • Free AirTime Project - Select "Treasurer" then candidate name to see interviews of Lockyer, Noonan, Parrish, Sanders, Thakker. Requires Adobe Flash and Windows Media Player. Produced by the California Channel. (30 min. each)
  • KQED/FM Forum - 10/25. Krasny with Lockyer, Thakker (1 hr)
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