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LWV League of Women Voters of California
California State Government November 5, 2002 Election
 Smart Voter Cruz M. Bustamante

Candidate for
Lieutenant Governor; State of California

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Biographical Highlights
  • 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.
Top Priorities if Elected
  • Making college more affordable and accessible
  • Protecting our environment--especially our coasts and waterways
  • Increasing job opportunities for all Californians
Key Endorsements
  • California Association of Highway Patrolmen
  • California League of Conservation Voters
  • Planned Parenthood Affiliates of California
Campaign Contact Information

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