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California State Government November 3, 1998 General

Lieutenant Governor

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Cruz M. Bustamante 4,288,899 votes 52.7%

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Lawmaker
  • Assembly Speaker Emeritus
  • U.C. Alumni Association Legislator of the Year
  • 1. To spearhead efforts to have California invest in our infrastructure so we can build for the future.
  • 2. To create jobs by increasing California's international trade, particularly with Mexico.
  • 3. To keep College tuition affordable for working families, ensure stable funding for the U.C. and C.S.U. systems and establish the 10th U.C. Campus.
Tim Leslie 3,159,789 votes 38.9%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Senator/Businessman
  • Senator/Businessman
  • VP of two commercial real estate companies
  • California State Asemblyman, 1986-91
  • Lobbyist, Co. Supervisors Assoc. of CA 1971-80
  • Consultant, Assembly Ways and Means Comm.
  • Public Admin. from Univ. of Southern CA
  • Improve education for all California school children and make California's universities mor effective
  • Maintain and develop a healthy economy
  • Provide effective leadership for all Californians
Sara Amir 247,702 votes 3.1%
  • Party: Green
  • Occupation: Environmental Scientist
  • Has worked more than 13 years for the State in the environmental protection field
  • Has led sexual harassment workshops at UCLA and for state employees
  • Iranian-American who has been active resident of Los Angeles for 17 years
  • Received Master's degree in Environmental Engineering from University of Southern California
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Economy
Thomas M. Tryon 167,457 votes 2.0%
  • Party: Libertarian
  • Occupation: Rancher
  • Member, Board of Supervisors Calaveras County
  • MBA University of Chicago
  • BA Economics, UC Berkeley
  • Veteran
  • Campaign Finance Reform
  • Education
  • Reduce Unnecessary Government Intrusion
Jaime Luis Gomez 109,826 votes 1.3%
  • Party: Peace and Freedom
  • Occupation: Educator
George M. McCoy 92,293 votes 1.1%
  • Party: American Independent
  • Occupation: Businessman
James J. Mangia 74,148 votes 0.9%
  • Party: Reform
  • Occupation: Children's Clinic Director
  • Executive Director of a free medical clinic for children
  • Volunteer Development Director, St. John's Episcopal Church Community Service Programs
  • National Secretary, Reform Party of the U.S.A.
  • Member, West Hollywood Election Reform Task Force
  • Member, House of Delegates, LIFE Lobby
  • Former Program Director, AIDS Project of the East Bay
  • Political and government reform: increasing democracy and accountability in government; term limits
  • Education reform: Creating more charter schools to return educational decisions to local communities
  • Health care reform: Break the stranglehold of the insurance lobby on healthcare policy
Eli Green (Write-In) 63,688 votes 0.9%

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