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State of California November 3, 1998 General

State Board of Equalization; District 1

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Johan Klehs 1,440,370 votes 78.5%

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Member, California State Board of Equalization
  • Vice Chair, Board of Equalization
  • Member, Carlifornia State Assembly 1982-94
  • Member, San Leandro City Council, 1978-82
  • Legislator of the Year eight times
  • B.A., Political Science, M.P.A., CSU-Hayward
  • Treat Taxpayers as customers--fairly, courteously and efficiently
  • Expand use of technology to cut agency costs and increase efficiency
  • Continue to fight the Underground Economy which cheats honest taxpayers
Kennita Lane Watson 396,346 votes 21.5%
  • Party: Libertarian
  • Occupation: Software Quality Engineer
  • B.S. Computer Science, MIT
  • M.S. Computer Science, Stanford
  • Supplying complete and timely information on various taxes
  • Working to decrease taxes where feasible
  • Promoting personal freedom and personal responsibility

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