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San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz Counties, CA November 5, 2002 Election
United States Representative; District 14 Voter Information

Results as of Nov 14 11:14am, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (596/596)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Anna G. Eshoo 112,085 votes 68.3%

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Member of Congress
  • San Mateo County Board of Supervisors, 1982-1992
  • Chief of Staff, Assembly Speaker Leo McCarthy, 1981
  • Chair, Bay Area Air Quality Management District, and Member, Bay Conservation and Development Commission
  • Co-founder, San Mateo County Women's Hall of Fame
  • Inducted into AEA High Technology Legislator's Hall of Fame, 1998
  • "Champions for Choice Award" recipient from National Council of Jewish Women, 1998
  • That every child be a healthy child - ready to learn and contribute.
  • That we work to promote a robust economy while preserving the environment and our quality of life.
  • That we support excellent schools, reward great teachers, and prepare students to be critical thinkers and active citizens.
Joe Nixon 46,216 votes 28.2%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Businessman/Videographer/Father
  • 30 years experience in private business
  • covered politics for newspapers and television
  • has bold solutions for bringing back high-tech economy
  • will give President George Bush strong backing
  • can bring back more federal tax dollars to Silicon Valley
  • will make the federal government work with technologies made here in 14th district
  • restoring trust and confidence in federal government will help economy
  • support uniformed military, especially with Silicon Valley technology
  • Pro-Choice and supports therapeutic research on stem cells
Andrew B. "Andy" Carver 5,891 votes 3.5%
  • Party: Libertarian
  • Occupation: Economics Researcher
  • Decision Analyst, Eli Lilly and Company
  • VP Currency Options Trading, Bank of America
  • Masters, Stanford University, Management Science and Engineering
  • B.S. Duke University, Mechanical Engineering and Economics
  • Lower Taxes
  • Privatization of Poorly Run Government Services
  • Ensure Individual Liberties

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14th Congressional District Candidate Forum
Thursday, October 17, 8:30 - 9 pm Mountain View City Hall Council Chambers, 500 Castro St. (and candidates for El Camino Hosp.Dist. 7-7:30, Superior Court judges 7:35-8:30, State Assembly Dist. 22, 9:15-9:30)
co-sponsored by the Leagues of Women Voters of Los Altos/Mtn. View Area, Palo Alto, Cupertino/Sunnyvale and South San Mateo County
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