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California State Government November 3, 1998 General

United States Senator

Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Barbara Boxer 4,410,056 votes 53.1%

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: U.S. Senator, 1993-present
  • Congresswoman, U.S. House of Representatives, 1982-1992
  • Supervisor, Marin County, 1976-1981
  • First woman president of the Marin County Board Supervisors
  • Former stockbroker and journalist
  • B.A. in Economics from Brooklyn College
  • Quality education, with smaller class sizes, higher standards and after school programs.
  • More community police and getting rid of assault weapons and junk guns.
  • An HMO patient protection act to guarantee quality care is never denied.
Matt Fong 3,575,078 votes 43.1%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: California State Treasurer
  • Prior Member, State Board of Equalization
  • U.S. Air Force Academy Graduate
  • Pepperdine University, MBA
  • Southwestern University School of Law, J.D. degree
  • Former Small Business Owner
  • Member, National Commission on Economic Growth and Tax Reform
  • Ensure that we have a world-class education system.
  • Completely overhaul the tax code as we know it.
  • Have a criminal justice system that truly protects the innocent.
Ted Brown 93,926 votes 1.2%
  • Party: Libertarian
  • Occupation: Insurance Adjuster/Investigator
  • B. A. in political science, UCLA
  • Chair, Libertarian Party of California, 1988-89
  • Chair, Libertarian Party of L. A. County, 1990-95
  • Former candidate for Insurance Commissioner
  • Married for 14 years; 1 daughter
  • Resident of San Gabriel Valley
  • Repeal the federal income tax and abolish the IRS
  • End the War on Drugs and decriminalize drug use
  • Withdraw all U. S. troops from overseas
Timothy R. Erich 82,918 votes 1.0%
  • Party: Reform
  • Occupation: Teacher/School Principal
  • Phone: (209) 847-5010; Addr: 640 Eucalyptus Avenue, Oakdale, CA 95361; Email:
H. Joseph Perrin, Sr. 54,699 votes 0.6%
  • Party: American Independent
  • Occupation: Researcher
  • Married with 3 successful adult children
  • Master of Science - Univ. of San Francisco
  • Mem. American Legion & Ben Ali Shrine P.O.
  • Past Community Services Chairman - Rotary
  • Disaster relief volunterr
  • Elder, Greenhaven Lutheran Church
  • Stop exporting high paying jobs, and reduce unnecessary regulation for small business.
  • Guarantee our elderly the retirement that has been promised to them.
  • Reduce federal taxes to constitutionally allowable levels.
Ophie C. Beltran 48,685 votes 0.5%
  • Party: Peace and Freedom
  • Occupation: Political Union Organizer
Brian M. Rees 46,543 votes 0.5%
  • Party: Natural Law
  • Occupation: Physician
  • Author and teacher
  • Colonel, U.S. Army Reserve
  • Commander, 349th General Hospital (HUM)
  • M.D., and Master's degree in Public Health
  • Member of the American Legion and the Veterans of Foreign Wars
  • Father of two beautiful children in public schools
  • Campaign reform; eliminate soft money, reclaim our process from moneyed special interests
  • Tax reform (cuts); throw our current tax code out and replace with a low flat tax.
  • New and better jobs through innovative education and economic stimulation

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