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San Mateo, Santa Clara County, CA November 7, 2000 Election
State Senator; District 11 Voter Information

Results as of Dec 5 1:02pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (737/737)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Byron Sher 183,887 votes 59.3%

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: State Senator
  • Member of CA State Senate, 1996-Present
  • Member, CA State Assembly, 1980-1996
  • Palo Alto City Council, 1965-67, 1973-1980
  • Mayor of Palo Alto, 1974-75, 1977-78
  • Profession: Law Professor, Stanford University
  • Improving Public Education
  • Preserving the Environment
  • Alleviating Traffic Gridlock
Gloria Hom 113,770 votes 36.7%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Teacher/Economist
  • Education
  • Economics
  • Environment
John J. "Jack" Hickey 12,676 votes 4%
  • Party: Libertarian
  • Occupation: Occupation: Retired Research Scientist
  • U.S. Navy Veteran (1953-1957)
  • Graduate - Navy ET School - Great Lakes, IL
  • Honorary B.S. in Electronics (Dalmo Victor)
  • Inventor - 28 Patents (lasers, electronics, electro-optics)
  • Taxpayers Advocate
  • Chair, Libertarian Party of San Mateo County
  • Family choice in education through tax relief (see also
  • Preservation of Constitutional limits on government
  • Down-sizing Government - restoring individual rights and responsibilities

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