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San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara County, CA November 3, 1998 General

United States Representative; District 22

Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Lois Capps 109,517 votes 55.0%

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: U.S. Representative
Tom J. Bordonaro, Jr. 85,927 votes 43.2%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Farmer/Legislator
  • Phone: (805) 239-8090; Addr: P.O. Box 3917, Paso Robles, CA 93447-3917; Email:
Robert Bakhaus 2,579 votes 1.2%
  • Party: Libertarian
  • Phone: (805) 965-2741; Addr: P.O. Box 22930, Santa Barbara, CA 93121; Email:
Richard D. "Dick" Porter 1,241 votes 0.6%
  • Party: Reform
  • Occupation: Educational Consultant
  • Education: Doctorate, UCLA; Bachelor's and Master's Degrees, USC
  • Work Experience: Over 30 years, management and teaching positions in California Schools
  • Instructor, UCLA Extension
  • UCLA Acadmic Senate Award for Research
  • Appointment by California Governor to State Commisssion
  • Various leadership positions in educational organizations
  • Political reform; challenging the vicious partisansip and gridlock of the two-party system, especially including campaign finance reform
  • Governmental reform; changing House rules that create and maintain fiefdoms for senior members, and provide inroads for special interest influence
  • Fiscal Reform; a national debt of over $5,520,000,000,000 to be passed on to future generations is unacceptable, our budget "surplus" is nonsense!

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