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State of California (Del Norte, Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino, Napa, Solano, Sonoma Counties) March 7, 2000 Election
United States Representative; District 1

Results as of Apr 10 2:36pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (571/571)

Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Mike Thompson 112,185 votes 64.7%

  • Party: Democratic (100% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Member of Congress
Russel J. "Jim" Chase 21,456 votes 12.4%
  • Party: Republican (42.7% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Retired Business Owner
  • College: Humboldt State
  • Printer, Publisher in Willits, California for 30 years.
  • Founded, published newspaper in Rio Dell, California - 1960-1968.
  • Replacing Income Tax with fair, lower rate, simpler system is Top Priority.
  • Wrote Constitutional amendment to insure fiscal discipline and balanced federal budgets.
  • Social Security, medicare "perpetual funding plan" to operate with minimal taxation.
Kenneth A. "Ken" Hitt 14,489 votes 8.4%
  • Party: Republican (28.8% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Businessman/Engineer
  • BS-Mechanical Engineering-Cal Poly, SLO
  • Married - wife, Susan - 10 years
  • One son, William, age 3
  • California Native / 30 year Bay Area resident
  • Small business owner
  • Reducing taxes
  • Improving Education for all Americans
  • Reducing the size of Government
Lawrence R. Wiesner 14,351 votes 8.2%
  • Party: Republican (28.5% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Certified Public Accountant
  • BA San Francisco State
  • President Beta Alpha Psi(Honorary Acctg Frat)
  • President Student World Trade Association
  • Treasurer Symposium on State Government
  • Director JWTA of SF Chamber of Commerce
  • President Lake County Passion Play
  • Secure personal liberties and rights-including those of the unborn & aged
  • Reduce the size of federal government and associated taxes
  • Ensure Social Security and Medicare benefits and strong national defense
Emil P. Rossi 4,394 votes 2.5%
  • Party: Libertarian (100% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Hardware store family business for 55 years
  • Private combat infantry man, World War II
  • Cut government by 50%, which will reduce taxes, pay off the national debt and save Social Security and Medicare.
  • Protection of everyone's rights
  • Campaign reform
Cheryl Kreier 4,375 votes 2.5%
  • Party: Natural Law (100% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Children's Issues Advisor
Pamela Elizondo 2,327 votes 1.3%
  • Party: Reform (100% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Environmental healing advocate [requested & denied]
  • Psychiatric Technician state hospitals 1962-1978
  • Testified at Little Hoover commission on weird deaths at state hospitals 1977
  • Testimony of commission sent to Rose Kennedy & Rosalyn Carter
  • Ran for state senate 1986, 1994-state assembly 1992-1998
  • Ran for Mendocino county school board 1991
  • Divert now wasted Taxpayer's money to employment & restoration of Earth
  • Stop profitting from promoting misery:war, judicial & penal systems
  • Profit from consumerism created by full employment

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