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San Mateo, Santa Clara County, CA June 2, 1998 Primary

Member of the State Assembly; District 21

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Ted Lempert 53,272 votes 68.6%

  • Party: Democratic (100.0% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Member, State Assembly
  • EDUCATION: local public schools, A.B. Princeton, J.D. Stanford
  • PRIVATE SECTOR EXPERIENCE: Associate, Special Counsel - Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton
  • PUBLIC SECTOR EXPERIENCE: State Assembly 1998-1992 and 1996-present; Board of Supervisors 1993-1996 (President - 1995)
  • NON-PROFIT EXPERIENCE: Immediate Past President, Junior Statesmen Foundation; formerly served on the local United Way board and the Greenbelt Alliance board
  • FAMILY: wife, Nicole Bergeron, and daughter, Caroline
  • Restore California's public schools to excellence
  • The California Internet Tax Freedom Act (AB 1614 - Lempert)
  • Combine strong standards with streamlined regulations to achieve environmental protection & economic development.
Laverne F. Atherly 21,538 votes 27.7%
(This candidate has not responded to Smart Voter)
  • Party: Republican (100.0% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Employer Benefits Consultant
  • Phone: 650 593-4070; Addr: 515 Cringle Drive, Redwood City, CA 94065
Marilyn M. Bryant 2,949 votes 3.7%
(This candidate has not responded to Smart Voter)
  • Party: Natural Law (100.0% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Writer/Editor
  • Phone: 650 321-7354; Addr: 751 De Soto Drive, Palo Alto, CA 94303; Email:
Jack Hickey (Write-In)
  • Party: Libertarian(write-in)
  • Occupation: Sr. Research Scientist, retired
  • Taxpayers Advocate, accomplished
  • Inventor, 28 patents in high tech e/o & f/o
  • Author, Hickey-Canfield Performance Voucher Initiative, circa 1980
  • U.S. Navy veteran, 1953-1957
  • Resident of Emerald Hills(RWC) since 1965
  • Married to JoLene
  • Unrestricted education vouchers, restoring parental rights, eliminating compulsion from the EdCode
  • Reduction in the prison population through decriminalization of victimless crimes.
  • Revenue producing Public Lands offsetting maintenance costs. Ban eminent domain "open-space" acquisitions.

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