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Santa Clara County, CA June 2, 1998 Primary

Member of the State Assembly; District 24

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Jim Cunneen 38,059 votes 48.7%

  • Party: Republican (74.7% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Assemblyman/Businessman
  • 21st Century Economy
  • Education
  • Environment
Phil Stokes 24,614 votes 31.5%
  • Party: Democratic (100.0% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Educator/Finance Consultant
  • Trustee, West Valley-Mission Community College District
  • De Anza College teacher for 30 years
  • School Finance Consultant K-12 & community colleges
  • Former newspaper editor
  • Former radio newswriter
  • Claims to fame: Struck out Frank Robinson on a sinker. Gave up long home run to Curt Flood on one that didn't sink.
  • Education: After school tutorial & mentoring programs and mandatory summer school for underachievers. Improve teacher training.
  • Health: Patient-centered health care; police HMOs; investigate prescription costs.
  • Traffic: Replace road building with mass transit that goes where commuters need to go.
Donna Courtright 9,614 votes 12.3%
(This candidate has not responded to Smart Voter)
  • Party: Republican (18.9% of votes in party)
  • Phone: 408 356-1188; Addr: 16381 East La Chiquita Avenue, Los Gatos, CA 95032
David Prince 3,310 votes 4.3%
(This candidate has not responded to Smart Voter)
  • Party: Republican (6.4% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Family Advocate/Attorney
  • Phone: 408 354-5788; Addr: PO Box 33144, Los Gatos, CA 95031; Email:
Ray Strong 2,577 votes 3.2%
(This candidate has not responded to Smart Voter)
  • Party: Libertarian (100.0% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Computer Scientist
  • Phone: 408 927-1758; Addr: 975 Marlinton Court, San Jose, CA 95120; Email: TMKX01A@PRODIGY.COM

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