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Santa Clara, Santa Cruz County, CA November 3, 1998 General

United States Representative; District 15

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Tom Campbell 111,876 votes 60.6%

  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: U.S. Congressman
  • Member of Congress 1989-92, 1995 - present
  • Professor of Law, Stanford Univ. 1983 - Present
  • Member of California Senate 1993-1995
  • BA, MA, PhD Economics - Univ. of Chicago
  • JD - Harvard
  • Campaign finance reform
  • Cohesive, informed foreign policy, including foreign aid
  • Debt reduction within a truly balanced budget
Richard R. "Dick" Lane 70,059 votes 37.9%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Professor/Businessman/Father
  • Professor, San Jose State University
  • Businessman, Lane Press
  • Father, seven children
  • B.A. and M.A., Political Science, Cal State Los Angeles
  • Ph.D., International Relations, University of Southern California
  • Author, six books on English as a Second Language
  • Campaign finance reform- one alternative must be public financing
  • Social Security- the safety net must be preserved
  • Environmental protection- laws must be strengthen, not weakened
Frank Strutner 2,843 votes 1.5%
  • Party: Natural Law
  • Occupation: Salesman
  • Married with a nine year old child
  • Served in the U.S. Army, Military Police,Thailand
  • Bachelor of Arts Degree- Business/Literature
  • Sales of factory automation equipment
  • Bid for Ca.State Assebly, District 22, 1996
  • Member, Natural Law Party Central Committee
  • Campaign finance reform
  • Crime
  • Education
Constant "Connor" Vlakancic (Write-In) 2,553 votes 1.5%

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