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California State Government June 8, 2010 Election
Attorney General; Democratic Party Voter Information

This contest will only appear on Democratic party ballots.

Results as of Jun 29 4:19pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (22894/22894)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Kamala D. Harris Click here for more information about this candidate 736,179 votes 33.5%

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: District Attorney, City and County of San Francisco
  • B.A., Howard University
  • J.D., University of California, Hastings College of the Law
  • Smart on Crime reform of criminal justice system: tough on violent offenders while preventing crime before it happens
  • Consumer protection: stopping financial ciminals, mortgage fraud and polluters.
  • Online crime: fighting ID theft and child predators
Chris Kelly Click here for more information about this candidate 341,715 votes 15.6%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Attorney/Businessman
  • Chief Privacy Officer, Facebook
  • Policy Advisor, President Bill Clinton
  • Clerk, Federal Judge Barry Moskowitz
  • Attorney, Baker & McKenzie and Attorney, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
  • Board Member, San Francisco 49ers Academy, East Palo Alto (alternative public middle school)
  • JD, Harvard and BA, Georgetown
  • Protecting Consumers
  • Combating Gang Violence
  • Reducing Crime
Alberto Torrico Click here for more information about this candidate 338,986 votes 15.5%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Workers' Rights Attorney
  • 2004 - Current: Member of California State Assembly, 20th District - Majority Leader
  • Member of Latino Legislative Caucus and Asian Pacific-Islander Legislative Caucus
  • Chair, Select Committee on Prison Reform
  • 2001-2004 Newark City Councilmember
  • J.D., University of California, Hastings School of Law
  • B.A., Santa Clara University
  • Public Safety - Every Californian has the right to safety and justice for their families.
  • Education - Making quality public education accessible to all as a civil right.
  • Prison Reform - By truly rehabilitating inmates, we can increase public safety and reduce our ballooning prison budgets.
Ted W. Lieu Click here for more information about this candidate 229,645 votes 10.4%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Military Prosecutor/Lawmaker
  • Lt. Colonel, United Air Force Reserves
  • State Assemblymember
  • Torrance City Councilmember
  • Consumer Protection
  • Public Safety
  • Civil Rights
Rocky Delgadillo 216,377 votes 9.8%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Attorney at Law
Pedro Nava Click here for more information about this candidate 214,612 votes 9.7%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Attorney/Assemblymember
  • Public safety will be my highest priority. I will partner with peace officers from across California to collaboratively improve neighborhood safety.
  • I will also work to prosecute environmental polluters and hold them accountable.
  • I will identify, investigate, and prosecute those that rip off California workers, patients, and consumers.
Mike Schmier Click here for more information about this candidate 122,360 votes 5.5%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Employee Rights Attorney
  • University of Michigan BBA, MBA, JD
  • Member Board of Trustees Emery Unified School District
  • California Administrative Law Judge
  • Federal Labor Prosecutor
  • Deputy Disrict Attorney Los Angeles
  • Law Clerk for Chief Judge Federal District Court Southern California
  • Jobs, the economy, quality education, health care, housing, transportation and environment.
  • Stop corruption in our courts, legal system, police, prisons, schools and private businesses that preys on us all
  • Reform "3 strikes", the death penalty, Proposition 13, the influence on gov't of money and special intersts (Prop. 15), and legalize cannabis.

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Job Description

  • As the state's chief law officer, ensures that the laws of the state are uniformly and adequately enforced.
  • Heads the Department of Justice, which is responsible for providing state legal services and support for local law enforcement.
  • Acts as the chief counsel in state litigation.
  • Oversees law enforcement agencies, including District Attorneys and Sheriffs.
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