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

United States Representative; District 1

Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Mike Thompson 121,713 votes 61.9%

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: State Senator
  • Former University Instructor
  • Vietnam Combat Veteran
  • Awarded Purple Heart
  • Father of two sons, Chris and Jon
  • Husband of Jan Thompson, nurse
  • Lifelong resident of our Congressional District
  • Bring diverse groups together to solve problems impacting our local communities
  • Increase funding to our schools and raise standards in our classrooms
  • Replace political showmanship with bipartisan leadership
Mark C. Luce 64,692 votes 32.9%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: County Supervisor/Engineer
  • Phone: (707) 259-1998; Addr: 1000 Clinton Street, Napa, CA 94559; Email:
Emil P. Rossi 5,404 votes 2.7%
  • Party: Libertarian
  • Occupation: Businessman
  • Self-employed Hardware Merchant
  • Private combat infantry Veteran World War II
  • Same Business over 50 years
  • Married, 3 children
  • Reduce taxes. Overtaxation is the main road to socialism. Nothing in America is undertaxed.
  • Private proterty rights are being eroded piece by piece.
  • Competition is a holy word which gives us the life we enjoy.
Ernest K. "Ernie" Jones, Jr. 4,996 votes 2.5%
  • Party: Peace & Freedom
  • Occupation: Social Worker
  • BS Organizational Behavior, University of San Francisco
  • Appointed two-term chairman, Sonoma County Commission on Human Rights
  • Recipient, Linda Rayner Volunteerism Award, Sonoma County Volunteer of the Year1993
  • Elimination of nuclear, biological, and chemical weapons.
  • Protect and defend natural resources
  • Social and Economic Justice
Lawrence R. Weisner (Write-In) 4,499 votes 2.5%

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