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State of California June 8, 2010 Election
State Board of Equalization; District 2; 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 (6439/6439)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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George Runner Click here for more information about this candidate 228,758 votes 35.4%

  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Taxpayer Advocate/Senator
  • Taxpayer Advocate with Americans for Prosperity
  • Author of Jessica's Law - One of America's Toughest and Most Comprehensive Sex Offender Control Laws - Approved as Prop 83 by More Than 70% of Voters
  • Author of Amber Alert - Produced More Than 200 Successful Reunions of Parents with Their Missing Children
  • Author of Military Tuition Law - Provides Permanent Exemption from Non-Resident Tuition at All CA Public Universities for Active Military Personnel
  • Founder and Chairman of the Board of Desert Christian Schools 1978-Present; Assemblyman 1996-2002; Senator 2004-Present
  • Married to Sharon for 37 Years; Father of Son Micah, Daughter-in-Law Sandy, Daughter Rebekah (Now Serving in the US Coast Guard); Grandfather of Three
  • My tax philosophy is simple: Don't overburden the people with excessive tax responsibilities. When the people are over-taxed, liberty is lost.
  • I believe that public money is the people's money and should be spent wisely.
  • I believe the government has enough of taxpayer money, and the government simply needs to live within its means.
Alan Nakanishi 192,475 votes 29.8%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Jobs, Economy Analyst
Barbara Alby Click here for more information about this candidate 164,527 votes 25.4%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Acting Equalization Boardmember
  • Chief Deputy to Board of Equalization Member Bill Leonard since 2002
  • Small Business Owner for 25 years
  • Assemblymember 1993-1998
  • Author of Megan's Law, protecting women and children from sexual predators (I'm endorsed by Marc Klaas)
  • Author of landmark domestic violence legislation to help victims
  • Conservative Republican
  • Dedicated to Protecting Taxpayers' Rights
  • Experienced, Effective Taxpayer Advocate
  • Dedicated to transparency, accountability, fair representation, and customer service at the Board of Equalization
Edward C. Streichman Click here for more information about this candidate 60,987 votes 9.4%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Tax Auditor, State Board of Equalization
  • More than 25 years of experience at the State Board of Equalization.
  • More than 18 years of experience as a senior tax auditor with the State Board of Equalization.
  • Full-time tax consultant for four years at the State Board of Equalization.
  • Multi "Whistleblower with the Bureau of State Audits to keep State government honest.
  • Double Bachelor of Arts Degrees in Business Administration and in Economics.
  • Integrity is important and that is why I have not solicited or accepted campaign contributions from anyone.
  • Create policies at the State Board of Equilization which encourage agency employees to tell the truth and that it is important to do the right thing.
  • Improve and enhance taxpayer and customer services that provide greater benefits to the taxpayers that the State Board of Equilization serves.
  • Reform outdated Board policies and procedures, which streamline the Board's field and headquarter operations and make them more efficient.

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Job Description

  • Serves on the Board of Equalization, California's elected tax commission, a body that:
    • Oversees the administration of over two dozen tax and fee programs including sales and use, cigarette and tobacco, alcohol and fuels tax.
    • Serves as the appellate body for California income and franchise tax cases.
    • Oversees the administration of property tax statewide.
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