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State of California November 2, 2010 Election
 Smart Voter Duane Roberts

Candidate for
United States Senator

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Biographical Highlights
  • Party: Green
  • Occupation: Community Volunteer
  • Community activist involved in issues ranging from affordable housing, police brutality, immigrant rights, and accountability of public officials.
  • In 1997, was awarded a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminology, Law, and Society from the University of California, Irvine.
  • In 2000, ran for a seat on the Anaheim Union High School District Board of Trustees winning approximately 7,129 votes.
  • Former publisher of the Orange Coast Voice, a monthly community newspaper that circulated 15,000 copies in the Huntington Beach area.
  • Elected three times to serve on the Board of Trustees of the Unitarian Universalist Church in Anaheim.
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Top Priorities if Elected
  • Create a single-payer "Medicare-for-all" type system to ensure everybody has access to the low cost, high quality health care they need.
  • Repeal all federal laws that prohibit marijuana and hemp from being used for medicinal, recreational, and industrial purposes.
  • Immediately withdraw U.S. troops from Iraq and Afghanistan to pay for tuition-free public university education for every high school graduate.
Questions on Issues

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Key Endorsements
  • Gustavo Arellano, Managing Editor of the OC Weekly
  • Naui Huitzilopochtli, Community Activist and Videographer
  • Art Pedroza, Founder of
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Position Papers
Green Party U.S. Senate Candidate Calls "Health Care Reform" Bill Another Wall Street Bailout
Duane Roberts, Green Party candidate for U.S. Senate, condemned the "health care reform" bill passed by the House of Representatives last Sunday calling it another Wall Street bailout. As Senator, Roberts vows to repeal it and push for a single-payer system to eliminate the private health insurance industry.
Green Party U.S. Senate Candidate Calls For The Repeal of Federal Laws Criminalizing Marijuana
Duane Roberts, Green Party candidate for U.S. Senate, calls for repealing federal laws prohibiting marijuana from being used for "medicinal, recreational and industrial purposes." Roberts urges passage of Prop 19 saying it will send a message to the political establishment.
Green Party U.S. Senate Candidate Calls for Ending Overseas Wars to Pay for Tuition-Free Higher Education for All
Duane Roberts, Green Party candidate for U.S. Senate, calls for "immediately withdrawing" all U.S. military forces from Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan and using the cost savings to guarantee "every high school graduate" is eligible to receive a "tuition-free education at a public college, university, or technical trade school".
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