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California State Government June 2, 1998 Primary

State Treasurer

Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Curt Pringle 1,392,604 votes 27.9%
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  • Party: Republican (62.1% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: State Legislator/Businessman
  • Phone: 714 539-7605; Addr: 12865 Main #101, Garden Grove, CA 92840
Phil N. Angelides 1,269,428 votes 25.4%
  • Party: Democratic (52.7% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Businessman/Financial Manager
  • Graduate, Harvard University
  • Co-Chair, Sacramento Mayor's Commission on Education and the City's Future
  • President, River West Investments
  • Former Chair, California Democratic Party
  • Former Chair, Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Commission
  • Protect Taxpayers' Money - invest prudently; manage efficiently; cut costs; raise credit rating
  • Invest in California - get strong returns; create sustainable growth, jobs, economic opportunity
  • Cost-effectively finance public fabric; broaden investment/savings opportunities for families
Albert Robles 891,055 votes 17.9%
  • Party: Democratic (37.0% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: City Treasurer
  • Graduate of UCLA
  • Former Mayor, served two terms
  • Former City Councilmember
  • Former Public School Teacher
  • Taxpayer advocate award winner
  • Who's who in Finance
  • Work to simplify California's tax system.
  • Consolidate California's three tax agencies into one agency.
  • Make government more accountable and eliminate waste and conflict of interest.
Jan Goldsmith 851,524 votes 17.1%
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  • Party: Republican (37.9% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Legislator/Business Owner
  • Phone: 619 513-1301; Addr: 12307 Oak Knoll Road #A, Poway, CA 92064; Email:
Mervin Evans 248,476 votes 4.9%
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  • Party: Democratic (10.3% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Author/Investment Advisor
  • Phone: 213 506-0523; Addr: PO Box 205, Culver City, CA 90232
Jon Petersen 119,112 votes 2.3%
  • Party: Libertarian (100.0% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Senior Software Engineer
  • Member, Friends of the Morgan Hill Senior Center
  • Member, South Valley Firearms Safety Council
  • Member, Silicon Valley Members Council of the NRA
  • Northern Vice Chair, Libertarian Party of California
  • Compassion and Service -- Propositions 209 and 215, for example
  • Local Solutions -- One size does not fit all
  • Eliminating Deadwood -- Simplify and reduce regulations and laws
Jan B. Tucker 91,914 votes 1.8%
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  • Party: Peace and Freedom (100.0% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Licensed Private Investigator
  • Phone: 818 830-2794; Addr: 10153 1/2 Riveride Drive # 374, Toluca Lake, CA 91602-2533
Carlos Aguirre 88,372 votes 1.7%
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  • Party: Natural Law (100.0% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Businessman
  • Phone: 714 496-7054; Addr: 237 Shorebreaker Drive, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677; Email:
Edmon V. Kaiser 50,792 votes 1.0%
  • Party: American Independent (100.0% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Doctor of Chiropractic
  • Served in the U.S. Army Air Corp. World War II.
  • Practiced health care profession 1953 - 1992
  • Studied economics & government for many years
  • Learn all aspects of all functions of all divisions, boards, committees, etc.
  • Discharge the duties of office for benefit of all constituenceies
  • Continue trying to save our constitutional republic, play golf, and enjoy life

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