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State of California (Alpine, Amador, Calaveras, El Dorado, Lassen, Modoc, Mono, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, Sacramento, Sierra Counties) November 2, 2010 Election
State Senator; District 1 Voter Information

Unexpired Short Term Ending 2012.

Results as of Dec 18 12:23am

One winner from each party goes to runoff on 1/4/2011

Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Ted Gaines 116,803 votes 31.9%
(This candidate has not provided any information to Smart Voter)

Ken Cooley Click here for more information about this candidate 111,318 votes 30.4%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Mayor/Finance Consultant
  • City of Rancho Cordova Mayor
  • Fmr. 1st Vice President, League of Calif. Cities
  • Fmr. Vice Chair, Calif. State Seismic Safety Commission
  • Board Member, Sacramento Transportation Authority
  • State Counsel, State Farm Insurance Cos
  • Banking, Finance & Insurance Consultant, Calif. Senate
  • Promote Accountable Government by Reviving Legislature's Exercise of its Constitutional Oversight Powers
  • Advocate balanced budgets as an Integrity Issue
  • Partner and Advocate with each 1st District County on Top Priorities
Roger Niello 90,116 votes 24.6%
(This candidate has not provided any information to Smart Voter) Barbara Alby 48,132 votes 13.1%
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