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Los Angeles County, CA March 7, 2000 Election
Member of the State Assembly; District 53

Results as of Apr 10 2:36pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (290/290)

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George Nakano 57,809 votes 59%

  • Party: Democratic (100% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: State Assemblymember/Educator
  • Phone: 310-782-1553; Addr: 1217 El Prado Avenue, Torrance, CA 90501; Email:
Gerald N. Felando 36,427 votes 37.1%
  • Party: Republican (100% of votes in party)
Phil Howitt 3,882 votes 3.9%
  • Party: Libertarian (100% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Accountant
  • Employed as the Controller of a national firm that provides high tech equipment.
  • CPA in California since 1976.
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting from California State University, Fullerton, 1974
  • Education: Public schools should compete with private schools. The private schools should be paid from the same fund that supports public schools.
  • Drugs: Marijuana should be decriminalized. Additionally, many other addictive and psychoactive drugs should be legalized for adults.
  • Taxes: California should have a "flat" tax which would replace the state franchise and income taxes.

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