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Sacramento, San Joaquin County, CA March 7, 2000 Election
State Senator; District 5

Results as of Apr 10 2:36pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (716/716)

Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Michael J. "Mike" Machado 109,541 votes 50.8%

  • Party: Democratic (100% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Farmer/Businessman/Lawmaker
  • Chair of the Assembly Water, Parks and Wildlife Committee
  • Graduated from Stanford University and U.C. Davis
  • Served in the United States Navy in Vietnam
  • Married for 30 years, 3 children
  • Work to lower community college fees and tuition
  • Continue to cut taxes for working families
Alan Nakanishi 70,194 votes 32.5%
  • Party: Republican (70.7% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Physician/Councilman
James Shoemaker 29,130 votes 13.4%
  • Party: Republican (29.3% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Small Business Owner
Carole Brow 5,839 votes 2.7%
  • Party: Libertarian (100% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Businesswoman/Grape Grower
  • Member & Eucharistic Minister - St. Joachim Church Lockeford
  • Own and operate Travel Experience, a home-based agency specializing in planning & arranging travel to Europe
  • Developed and currently manage commercial winegrape vineyard in Clements
  • Retired from State of California employment (23 yrs) to devote more time to my travel business and vineyard operations and to campaign.
  • While working for State, managed multi-million dollar state low-interest loan program to expand California's manufacturing capacity.
  • Served on the Board of Directors for the California Resource Recovery Association.
  • Education
  • Land use development
  • Taxes
William S. Nicolas 1,307 votes .6%
  • Party: Natural Law (100% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Insurance Securities Agent

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