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Imperial, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Diego Counties, CA November 3, 1998 General

State Board of Equalization; District 3

Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Claude Parrish 1,028,148 votes 53.2%

  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Businessman/Corporate Controller
  • Vice President of management, shopping centers valued at over 400 million
  • Worked for American Broadcasting Co. real estate department
  • Active in: Church, Boy Scouts of America & Optimist International
  • Served as Los Angeles County Insurance Commissioner/Treasurer
  • Securities firm Corporate Controller
  • First Board of Equalization permit obtained in 1969. Knows from experience.
  • Help end the unitary tax method that has driven many large companies from California
  • Stop unreasonable and punitive audits of honest businesses
  • Protect integrity of prop 13 by supporting the 2/3 vote on all new property tax assessments
Mary Christian-Heising 806,716 votes 41.7%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Businesswoman/Journalist/Educator
  • The only woman major party candidate for this office
  • Won the Democratic Party primary for this seat in 1994
  • Chairwoman, San Diego Housing Board
  • Member, California Retardation Board and Mesa College Advisory Board
  • B.A. in Political Science/Journalism, San Diego State University
  • Married with four grown daughters
  • Fight for citizen and consumer rights in tax matters
  • Simplify tax regulations and reports and improve collection efficiency
  • Encourage women in small business ownership
J. R. "(nobody)" Graham 71,428 votes 3.6%
  • Party: Libertarian
  • Occupation: Janitor/Paperback Writer
  • 44 years old, twice widowed,
  • worked hard most of my life, started businesses,
  • helped others start their own businesses,
  • biggest problem for business is government,
  • trying to fix that...
  • Nobody 4 Taxman Campaign
  • Make all tax & regulate agents under the $BofE abide by our constitutions...
  • Get their invisible hands out of our pockets & iron fists out of our faces.
  • Our government should not terrorize you & rip you off...
Maxine Bell Quirk 29,908 votes 1.5%
  • Party: Peace and Freedom
  • Occupation: Apartment Owner/Manager

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