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California State Government November 7, 2006 Election
Lieutenant Governor; State of California Voter Information

4 Year Term. Salary: $154,875

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Results as of Nov 14 5:08pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (25090/25090)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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John Garamendi Click here for more information about this candidate 3,673,027 votes 49.2%

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: California State Insurance Commissioner
  • Issued a comprehensive report on the state of health care in California, "Priced Out: The Crisis in California Health Care"
  • 1995, Appointed by President Bill Clinton to the number two position in the U.S. Department of the Interior, Deputy Secretary
  • Elected to the California State Assembly in 1974 and the State Senate in 1976
  • Received MBA from Harvard Business School
  • Peace Corps volunteer in Ethiopia with wife, Patti
  • Graduate of UC Berkeley where he was an All-Conference football player and champion wrestler
  • California must have the best education system so our workers can compete with knowledge and skill in the competitive world market place.
  • We must maintain the environmental quality of our Golden State.
  • I will work toward every Californian having universal access to affordable health care.
Tom McClintock Click here for more information about this candidate 3,378,791 votes 45.3%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: California State Senator
  • I began the movement to abolish California's car tax that now saves an average family $490 in annual DMV fees.
  • I am spearheading the effort to stop government from seizing one citizen's property for the private gain of another.
  • And I continue to battle waste and fraud in Republican and Democratic administrations.
Donna J. Warren Click here for more information about this candidate 203,434 votes 2.8%
  • Party: Green
  • Occupation: Financial Manager/Author
  • B.S. in Business Administration from Cal State University at Los Angeles
  • Secretary of the Los Angeles Chapter of the Association of Government Accountants (AGA)
  • Former Secretary of the Pacifica National Board (2005)
  • 2002 Green Party Candidate for Lt. Governor
  • 2004-2005 KPFK Delegate to the Listener Station Board
  • Field Organizer for Proposition 66 to amend 3 Strikes to violent felonies
  • 3 Strikes. 50 years in prison for stealing $153 worth of video tapes, is cruel and unusual punishment!
  • Stop our children and our money from funding the war in Iraq
  • Immigration Reform & A Living Wage. The problem is not people trying to survive, the problem is the lack of a living wage!
Lynnette Shaw Click here for more information about this candidate 122,297 votes 1.6%
  • Party: Libertarian
  • Occupation: Caregiver/Musician
  • Enforcing Medical Marijuana Laws
  • Full Amnesty for Immigrants
  • Freedom to Farm
Jim King Click here for more information about this candidate 59,598 votes 0.7%
  • Party: American Independent
  • Occupation: Real Estate Broker
  • Has experience as a business owner currently and over 25 years of corporate mangement experience.
  • Make state government more efficient.
  • Do away with the California state income tax.
  • Maintain the family unit as the most important social cell.
Stewart A. Alexander Click here for more information about this candidate 37,211 votes 0.4%
  • Party: Peace and Freedom
  • Occupation: Automobile Sales Consultant
  • Member of the Peace and Freedom Party Central Committee
  • Executive Director of the African American Civil Liberties Union
  • Former political lobbyist for environmental protection, Florida State Capitol
  • Political activist State of California, Former Vice President NAACP Inglewood South Bay Branch
  • Former political talk show host on KTYM Radio, Inglewood, CA
  • Former Candidate for Mayor of Los Angeles in 1989
  • Protect California labor, free college education, establish affordable health care and establish affordable housing statewide.
  • Protecting the environment, derail planning for a 10 mile tunnel through the Cleveland National Forest, No Liberty Quarry, end dependency on oil.
  • Creating jobs by building for our future; now is the time to design and build electric cars, hydrogen vehicles, and light rail systems.

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Statements and Interviews

  • Video Voter - Select "Lt. Governor", then candidate name to see a statement by Alexander, Garamendi, King, McClintock, Warren. Produced by Center for Governmental Studies. (2 min. each)
  • Free AirTime Project - Select "Lt. Governor" then candidate name to see interviews of Alexander, Garamendi, King, McClintock, Warren. Requires Adobe Flash and Windows Media Player. Produced by the California Channel. (30 min. each)
  • SF Chronicle Editorial Board - on Garamendi and McClintock (1 hr. video, 10/23)
  • KQED/FM Forum - 10/20. Iverson with Garamendi, King, Shaw, Warren (1 hr)
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