Voter Information for Bill Lockyer
California State Government November 3, 1998 General
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Bill Lockyer

Candidate for
Attorney General

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Biographical Highlights
  • Party: Democratic.
  • Occupation: Lawmaker/Attorney.
  • President pro Tempore of the California State Senate, 1994-1998.
  • Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, 1985-1994.
  • Supported the death penalty for 30 years, voted for 1,423 more years of prison sentences, wrote "three strikes" legislation for violent criminals.
  • Reformed California's judicial branch by increasing funding for trial courts and speeding up the death penalty appeals process.
  • Toughened penalties for wife beaters, drunk drivers and drug dealers.
  • Authored landmark legislation to fight elder abuse and prevent juvenile violence.
Top Priorities if Elected
  • GET GUNS OUT OF OUR SCHOOLS--Last year 1,000,000 kids went to school with a gun, too often shattering lives and spreading fear in our communities.
  • ENFORCE THE ASSAULT WEAPONS BAN--Sensible gun control laws protect our communities and our law enforcement officers.
  • PROVIDE NON-PARTISAN LEADERSHIP AT DOJ--Lockyer will forge consensus to protect victims, consumers, our environment, and a woman's right to choose.
Key Endorsements
  • Republican and Democrat District Attorneys and Prosecutors.
  • California Police Chiefs and over 100,000 Police and Deputy Sheriffs.
  • Sarah and Jim Brady and Handgun Control, Inc.
Campaign Contact Information
Phone: (916) 444-1755
Fax: (916) 444-1757
1230 H Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

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