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State of California November 2, 2010 Election
State Board of Equalization; District 2 Voter Information

Results as of Nov 30 4:33pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (7093/7093)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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George Runner Click here for more information about this candidate 1,188,822 votes 50.0%

  • 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.
Chris Parker Click here for more information about this candidate 1,019,298 votes 42.9%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: California Tax Counselor
  • Juris Doctorate, 2003
  • LLM in Tax, 2004
  • Make the tax system fair
  • Hold accountable those who choose to cheat -- costing California taxpayers billions
  • Empower small business to create jobs and get the economy moving again
Willard D. Michlin Click here for more information about this candidate 112,721 votes 4.7%
  • Party: Libertarian
  • Occupation: CPA/Businessman
  • Business Broker/Real Estate Broker
  • Due Dilligence Expert
  • Business Consultant
Toby Mitchell-Sawyer 58,201 votes 2.4%
(This candidate has not provided any information to Smart Voter)
  • Party: Peace and Freedom
  • Occupation: Security Officer

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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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