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

This contest will only appear on Republican party ballots.

Results as of Jun 29 4:19pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (22894/22894)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Steve Cooley Click here for more information about this candidate 983,848 votes 47.3%

  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: District Attorney
  • Bachelors Degree, California State University at Los Angeles
  • Juris Doctorate, University of Southern California Law Center
  • District Attorney, 2000-Present; Los Angeles County
  • Deputy District Attorney, 1974-2000; Los Angeles County
  • Reserve Police Officer, Los Angeles Police Department, 1972-1977
  • Targeting political coruption
  • Enforcing "Three Strikes" and the death penalty
  • Pursuing government fraud and program abuse such as Medi-Cal fraud
John Eastman Click here for more information about this candidate 716,061 votes 34.4%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Constitutional Law Attorney
  • Dean of the Chapman University School of Law from 2007 to February 2010
  • named Interim Associate Dean of Administration in August 2006, and appointed Dean in June 2007
  • Director of the Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence, a public interest law firm affiliated with the Claremont Institute that he founded in 1999
  • Ph.D. and M.A in Government from the Claremont Graduate School and a J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School
  • B.A. in Politics and Economics from the University of Dallas
  • Chairman of the Federalist Society's Federalism & Separation of Powers practice group
Tom Harman 382,644 votes 18.3%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Attorney/Senator

Basic candidate data supplied by the Secretary of State. Order of candidates is random and changes daily.
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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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