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Santa Clara County, CA June 2, 1998 Primary
Phil Stokes

Candidate for Member of the State Assembly; District 24

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Biographical Highlights
  • Party: Democratic
  • 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.
Top Priorities if Elected
  • 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.
Key Endorsements
  • Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren
  • Senator Byron Sher
  • Assembly Member Mike Honda
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