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California State Government November 7, 2006 Election
United States Senator Voter Information

6 Year Term. Salary: $165,200

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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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Dianne Feinstein 4,445,123 votes 59.5%

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: United States Senator
Richard "Dick" Mountjoy 2,630,300 votes 35.2%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Immigration Control Consultant
Todd "Todd Chretien" Chretien Click here for more information about this candidate 124,507 votes 1.7%
  • Party: Green
  • Occupation: Writer
  • B.A. San Francisco State University, 2003
  • Author of Proposition I, College Not Combat referendum, won 59% on November 05 San Francisco ballot
  • Nader/LaDuke 2000 and Nader/Camejo 2004 California campaign worker
  • Organizer for May 1st Immigrants Rights "Great American Boycott 2006" protests
  • Co-Founder of Save Stan Tookie Williams Coalition and longtime member of the Campaign to End the Death Penalty
  • Married to Jessie Muldoon, Oakland public school teacher, and father of three-year-old daughter, Isabela
  • Bring the Troops Home Now from Iraq: Over 100,000 Iraqis and over 2300 Americans have died in this senseless war. End it now.
  • Amnesty for Immigrant Workers: Immigrants built this country in years past and they deserve full equality today.
  • Tax the Rich: To rebuild our public schools, institute single-payer health care and make UC, CSU and CC eduation free for all California students.
Michael S. Metti Click here for more information about this candidate 116,720 votes 1.5%
  • Party: Libertarian
  • Occupation: Parent/Educator/Businessman
  • Test & Balance Engineer 1980 - 1998
  • Sheet Metal Journeyman 1976
  • International Businessman
  • Tax Consolidation, Tax Reduction
  • Separating Education & State
  • Repeal the Patriot Act
Marsha Feinland Click here for more information about this candidate 101,021 votes 1.3%
  • Party: Peace and Freedom
  • Occupation: Retired Teacher
  • Retired after 25 years of teaching in California public schools
  • Served as elected commissioner on Berkeley Rent Stabilization Board, 1994-1998
  • Received teachers' union WHO award for organizing work in the Alameda Education Association, 2002
  • Received 243,000 votes as Peace & Freedom Party candidate for U.S. Senate, 2004
  • Reducing militarism: Immediate withdrawal from Iraq and the rest of the Middle East, Dismantling the U.S. nuclear weapons program
  • Universal health care through a national "single payer" system without insurance company profits
  • Double the federal minimum wage and index it to the cost of living
Don J. Grundmann 65,614 votes 0.8%
  • Party: American Independent
  • Occupation: Doctor of Chiropractic
Connor Vlakancic (Write-in)
  • Party: Independent
Jeffrey Mackler (Write-in)
  • Party: Independent
Kent P. Mesplay, Ph.D. (Write-in) Click here for more information about this candidate
  • Party: Green
  • Occupation: Air Quality Inspector
  • Presidential Candidate, Green Party, 2004 Primaries
  • Ph.D., Biomedical Engineering, Northwestern University, 1993
  • Nader Delegate, Berkeley & Los Angeles, 1996
  • Appointed Treasurer, San Diego Green Party County Council, 1996
  • Founding Member, San Diego Citizens Action, 1996
  • Page, 1984 Olympic Games, Los Angeles
  • Promote State Renewable Energy Independence for its security implications
  • Help reform politics: We need publicly funded campaigns and open debates
  • Improve relations with Mexico by addressing the root causes of immigration
Lea Sherman (Write-in) Click here for more information about this candidate
  • Party: Independent
  • Occupation: Garment warehouse worker
  • Socialist Workers Party
  • Unionize all workers--U.S. and foreign-born while fighting to legalize all immigrants now. Solidarity with the Goodyear workers on strike.
  • For the immediate, unconditional withdrawal of U. S. troops and all "coalition" troops from Afghanistan, Iraq and Korea.
  • Defend all women's right to choose abortion. No on Proposition 85.

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Statements and Interviews

  • Video Voter - Select "U.S. Senate", then candidate name to see a statement by Chretian, Feinland, Grundmann, Metti, Mountjoy. Produced by Center for Governmental Studies. (2 min. each)
  • Free AirTime Project - Select "U.S. Senate" then candidate name to see interviews of Chretian, Feinland, Grundmann, Metti, Mountjoy. Requires Adobe Flash and Windows Media Player. Produced by the California Channel. (30 min. each)
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