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State of California June 2, 1998 Primary

State Board of Equalization; District 2

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Dean Andal 683,756 votes 55.8%
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  • Party: Republican (100.0% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Member, State Board of Equalization, District 2
  • Phone: 209 473-6579; Addr: 3422 Hammer Lane, C-107, Stockton, CA 95219
Tom Y. Santos 272,523 votes 22.2%
  • Party: Democratic (50.2% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Tax Management Auditor
  • Board of Equalization Tax Auditor and Property Tax Auditor-Appraiser
  • State Management Auditor
  • Internal Revenue Agent for IRS; Certified Enrolled Agent
  • Gaming Supervisor in the Nevada Gaming Industry
  • US Air Force Veteran
  • Bachelor's Degrees in Business Administration from Santa Clara University and Accounting from University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • Advocate tax fairness and equal treatment and representation for all. Eliminate political favoritism for big corporations.
  • Strive for tax simplification to help the one million small businesses in the state.
  • Impose a gambling tax on card rooms and casinos in the state and create a Gaming Tax Department within the Board to recoup millions of tax revenues lost.
270,695 votes 22.0%
  • Party: Democratic (49.8% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Taxpayers' Advocate
  • End taxpayer abuse by some Board of Equalization employees by performing a critical and adversarial review of the agency and taking appropriate action.
  • Change Board hearing procedures to allow more time for taxpayers to present their case and reimburse them for their expenses if they prevail in their appeal.
  • Assist with legislation to protect and expand taxpayer's rights and access to public records.

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