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California State Government November 3, 1998 General

State Treasurer

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Phil N. Angelides 4,164,708 votes 52.7%

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Businessman/Financial Manager
  • Graduate, Harvard University
  • Co-Chair, Sacramento Mayor's Commission on Education and the City's Future
  • President, River West Investments
  • Former Chair, California Democratic Party
  • Former Chair, Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Commission
  • Protect Taxpayers' Money - invest prudently; manage efficiently; cut costs; raise credit rating
  • Invest in California - get strong returns; create sustainable growth, jobs, economic opportunity
  • Cost-effectively finance public fabric; broaden investment/savings opportunities for families
Curt Pringle 3,158,624 votes 39.9%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: State Legislator/Businessman
  • Former Speaker of the California State Assembly
  • Founding Vice President of the Republican Small Business Association of Orange County
  • Lead Assembly Republican Budget Negotiator 1996 and 1997
  • Key architect of California's historic, bipartisan welfare reform plan of 1997
  • Chief legislative architect of 1998's landmark tax cut "mega-deal," which enacted a nearly $1 billion tax cut for California's families and businesses
  • Proud husband and father of two, Kyle 11 and Katie 9
  • Making Government Work
  • Saving Taxpayer's Money
  • Investing in California
Jon Petersen 183,356 votes 2.4%
  • Party: Libertarian
  • Occupation: Senior Software Engineer
  • Member, Friends of the Morgan Hill Senior Center
  • Member, South Valley Firearms Safety Council
  • Member, Silicon Valley Members Council of the NRA
  • Northern Vice Chair, Libertarian Party of California
  • Compassion and Service -- Propositions 209 and 215, for example
  • Local Solutions -- One size does not fit all
  • Eliminating Deadwood -- Simplify and reduce regulations and laws
Carlos Aguirre 172,711 votes 2.1%
  • Party: Natural Law
  • Occupation: Businessman
  • Phone: (714) 496-7054; Addr: 237 Shorebreaker Drive, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677; Email:
Jan B. Tucker 146,167 votes 1.8%
  • Party: Peace and Freedom
  • Occupation: Licensed Private Investigator
  • B.A. cum laude, Political Science/Chicano Studies Double Major, CSU Northridge 1977
  • Co-President, San Fernando Valley Chapter, National Organization for Women
  • First Vice President, Human Rights Chair, and Co. Federation of Labor Delegate, Los Angeles Newspaper Guild, Local 39069 CWA, AFL-CIO
  • Political Action Chair, San Fernando Valley Branch, NAACP
  • Vice President, Save the Animals Fund
  • Member, California Association of Licensed Investigators
  • Attack the California State Teacher Retirement System investement in UNOCAL
  • Employ Social Responsibility as criteria in state investment decisions
  • Use state stock portfolio to support corporate policies to break the glass ceiling for women and minorities
Edmon V. Kaiser 91,764 votes 1.1%
  • Party: American Independent
  • Occupation: Doctor of Chiropractic
  • Served in the U.S. Army Air Corp. World War II.
  • Practiced health care profession 1953 - 1992
  • Studied economics & government for many years
  • Learn all aspects of all functions of all divisions, boards, committees, etc.
  • Discharge the duties of office for benefit of all constituenceies
  • Continue trying to save our constitutional republic, play golf, and enjoy life

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