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State of California (Del Norte, Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino, Napa, Solano, Sonoma Counties) November 3, 1998 General

State Senator; District 2

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Wes Chesbro 137,728 votes 51.2%

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Waste Recycling Boardmember
  • Supervirsor, Humboldt County
  • Councilmember, City of Arcata
  • President, Redwood Empire Division of the League of California Cities
  • Founder, Arcata Community Recycling Center
  • Chair, Materials For the Future, A Non-Profit Foundation
  • Attended Humboldt State University
  • Safer neighborhoods
  • Ensuring a strong local ecomony
  • Improving public education
John Thomas Jordan 112,754 votes 41.9%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Small Business Owner
  • Founder and Owner of Kaffe Mocha gourmet coffee houses
  • BA in Economics and Anthropology from Occidental College
  • Director of the Humane Society of Sonoma County
  • President of the Board of the Santa Rosa Salvation Army
  • Board member of the Sonoma County Council on Aging
  • Board member of the Sonoma County Economic Development Board
  • Returning local control to local governments
  • Making our educational system the best there is
  • Provide a balance in the debate over our environmental policies
Brian Garay 18,612 votes 6.9%
  • Party: Peace & Freedom
  • Occupation: Artist
  • Member of Industrial Workers of the World Union #X345012
  • Founding Member of Fresno "Food Not Bombs"
  • Founding Member of the "San Joaquin Valley Harm Reduction Task Force"
  • Founding Member of "Free Radio Fresno"
  • Founding Member of "Central Valley Democratic Socialist Club"
  • Peace and Freedom Party Activist Since 1992
  • Creating a Universal Health Care System, including birth control, abortion, and pre-natal care.
  • Defend affirmative action, guarantee full education and employment rights for all.
  • Double the minimum wage, and index it to the cost of living.

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