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San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Ventura Counties, CA November 3, 1998 General

State Senator; District 18

Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Jack O'Connell 167,688 votes 66.9%

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Member, California Senate
  • Phone: (805) 966-9391; Addr: P.O. Box 2156, Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Email:
Gordon Klemm 79,073 votes 31.5%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Engineer
  • Ran for U.S. Congress, 1992
  • BSCE in Civil Engineering, Purdue University
  • Professional Registered Engineer
  • Employed by Pacific Gas & Electric Company
  • Board Member, Judson Terrace Homes for Senior Adults
  • Supporter, San Luis Obispo Synphony
  • Abolish the Car Tax
  • Support Parental Consent for Abortions on Minors
  • Provide tax incentives for businesses with high-paying jobs
Jack W Ray 4,232 votes 1.6%
  • Party: Libertarian
  • Occupation: Computer Internetworking Sales
  • If you are willing to sacrifice Liberty for Security then don't vote for me.
  • I plan to repeal laws, not pass more.
  • My priorities are freedom, freedom, and freedom.
  • Government out of your bedroom.
  • Government out of your wallet.
  • Free Market economics

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