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California State Government November 5, 2002 Election
Lieutenant Governor; State of California Voter Information

Results as of Nov 14 11:14am, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (24726/24726)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Cruz M. Bustamante 3,512,226 votes 49.5%

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Lieutenant Governor
  • Speaker of the California State Assembly 1997-1998
  • Assmblymember for California's 31st District, including Fresno and Tulare Counties 1993-1998
  • Co-Chair of California's "Building for the 21st Century" Infrastructure Commission
  • Founder of "The Contract to Fight Breast Cancer"-- the largest voluntary breast cancer screening program in the United States
  • Presidential Appointee to the 2000 United States Census Monitoring Board
  • Named the 2002 "Coastal Hero" by California CoastKeeper Alliance and Robert Kennedy Jr.
  • Making college more affordable and accessible
  • Protecting our environment--especially our coasts and waterways
  • Increasing job opportunities for all Californians
Bruce A. McPherson 2,962,647 votes 41.8%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: California State Senator
  • Small Business Owner
  • Former Newspaper Publisher/Editor
  • Chairman, Public Safety Committee
  • Vice-Chairman, Education Committee
  • Legislator of the Year - California Small Business Association
  • Legislator of the Year - California School Boards Association
  • Economic Development and Job Creation
  • Education
  • Public Safety
Donna J. Warren 291,550 votes 4.1%
  • Party: Green
  • Occupation: Certified Financial Manager
  • B.S. in Business Administration from Cal State University at Los Angeles
  • President of Los Angeles chapter of Association of Government Accountants (AGA)
  • Former Green Party candidate for Congress (June, 2001)
  • Elected member of the G.P. Los Angeles County Council
  • Amending the "Three Strikes" law to violent felonies only!
  • Redirecting funds from the prison industry to education.
  • Protecting a Woman's Right To Choose
Pat Wright 102,916 votes 1.4%
  • Party: Libertarian
  • Occupation: Ferret Legalization Coordinator
  • Safeguard personal liberties
  • tax relief, especially for the working poor
  • introduce competition into education
Jim King 88,943 votes 1.2%
  • Party: American Independent
  • Occupation: Real Estate Broker
  • return pro-life values/California
  • enforce immigration law/end illegal immigration
  • return God to govt. & schools. we are "one nation under God".
Paul Jerry Hannosh 78,686 votes 1.1%
  • Party: Reform
  • Occupation: Educator/Businessman
  • US Army Veteran 1986-88
  • Veterans For Peace VP 1992
  • College Republican State Board member
  • CRA member
  • Credentialed Teacher
  • Business Owner
  • End Illegal Immigration
  • Support 2nd Amendment
  • Pro-life
Kalee Przybylak 65,196 votes .9%
(This candidate has not responded to Smart Voter)
  • Party: Natural Law
  • Occupation: Public Relations Director
  • Phone: 323-668-7678; Addr: 11333 Moorpark St., #198, Studio City, CA 91602; Email:

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