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Santa Clara County, CA March 7, 2000 Election
Member of the State Assembly; District 23

Results as of Apr 10 2:36pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (215/215)

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Manny Diaz 20,921 votes 40.4%

  • Party: Democratic (49.6% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: San Jose City Councilmember
Tony West 19,339 votes 37.3%
  • Party: Democratic (45.7% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Assistant Attorney General
  • Phone: 408-569-7878; Addr: PO Box 721134, San Jose, CA 95172; Email:
Tom Askeland 4,747 votes 9.2%
  • Party: Republican (56.7% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Businessman
  • Traffic & Transportation
  • Taxation
  • Education
David J. Neighbors 3,626 votes 6.9%
  • Party: Republican (43.3% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Certified Public Accountant, Husband, and Father
  • MS in Taxation - San Jose State University
  • BS in Accounting - San Jose State University
  • Tax Manager - Johanson & Yau Accountancy Corporation
  • Financial Advisory Professional
  • Education
  • Senior Care
  • Health Care
Fred Buzo 2,003 votes 3.8%
  • Party: Democratic (4.7% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Attorney/Business Owner
  • Education: B.A. -- Theology, Loyola Marymount University; Juris Doctorate -- Santa Clara University
  • Education
  • Quality of Life Issues -- traffic, housing & small businesses
  • Civil/Human Rights
Dana W. Albrecht 1,267 votes 2.4%
  • Party: Libertarian (100% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Software Engineer
  • B.S. Mathematics, Santa Clara University
  • B.S. Computer Science, Santa Clara University
  • Protect individual rights; especially privacy rights
  • Protect and restore rights of law-abiding gun owners
  • Repeal unconstitutional asset forfeiture laws

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