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State of California (Alpine, Amador, Butte, Calaveras, El Dorado, Lassen, Modoc, Mono, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, Sierra, Yuba Counties) November 7, 2000 Election
State Senator; District 1 Voter Information

Results as of Dec 5 1:02pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (1089/1089)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Thomas "Rico" Oller 220,116 votes 57.8%

  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Businessman/State Legislator
Thomas "Tom" Romero 144,816 votes 38%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Public School Educator
  • B.A. CSU Los Angeles-Major History, Minor Mandarin Chinese,M.A. CSU Dominguez Hills-Humanities, Certified in Labor-Management Relations, U.C.Davis
  • Regional Director for the California Democratic Party--responsible for 20 northern counties
  • Member and President of American Federation of Teachers Local 2267, AFL-CIO
  • Parking and Traffic Commissioner Town of Loomis
  • Member Southern Poverty Law Center
  • Member Holocaust Memorial Museum
  • Support improvement in public education--opposed to vouchers and privatization of public schools
  • Strengthening the economy of California--nationally and internationally
  • Health Care Reform--support system such as "Single Payer Fee For Service"
Jon Petersen 16,052 votes 4.2%
  • Party: Libertarian
  • Occupation: Computer Consultant
  • B.S. and M.S. from Stanford University
  • Past Economic Development Commissioner
  • Past corporate project manager
  • Member/officer of many community org's
  • Married to Marianne, 7 kids, 7 grandkids
  • Solve concerns at local levels, avoid state interference
  • Blend time-tested communication with modern technology
  • Require sunset clauses in all legislation and agencies

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