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State of California November 2, 2010 Election
 Smart Voter Tom Torlakson

Candidate for
State Superintendent of Public Instruction

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Biographical Highlights
  • Occupation: Teacher/California Legislator
  • California State Assemblymember (1996-2000, 2008-present)
  • California State Senator (2000-2008)
  • Contra Costa County Supervisor (1980-1996)
  • Antioch City Council (1978-1980)
  • Teacher, Mt. Diablo Unified School District (1973-1980)
  • University of California, Berkeley B.A. in History (1971), M.A. in Education (1977)
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Top Priorities if Elected
  • Make sure every neighborhood school has the resources required to provide every student a top-quality education in a safe and healthy environment.
  • Support and promote a competitive 21st Century school environment, with our students having multiple pathways to success.
  • Ensure our children have a healthy start, including access to good food, adequate health care, and quality physical education.
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Key Endorsements
  • Former State Superintendent of Public Instruction Delaine Eastin
  • California Teachers Association, California Federation of Teachers
  • California School Employees Association
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