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Santa Clara County, CA March 7, 2000 Election
United States Representative; District 16

Results as of Apr 10 2:36pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (438/438)

Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Zoe Lofgren 72,515 votes 72%

  • Party: Democratic (100% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Congresswoman
  • Phone: 408-271-1953; Addr: 111 West St John, #400, San Jose, CA 95713; Email:
Horace "Gene" Thayn 23,652 votes 23.5%
  • Party: Republican (100% of votes in party)
  • Phone: 408-226-7172; Addr: 1009 E. Capitol Expwy PMB 144, San Jose, CA 95121; Email:
Dennis Michael Umphress 2,914 votes 2.8%
  • Party: Libertarian (100% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Product Quality Manager
  • AS degree in Machine Tech. from SJCC
  • Member American Society for Quality
  • US Navy veteran
  • Born and raised in San Jose
  • Employed at Ball Screws & Actuators Co., Inc.
  • Cut Federal income tax
  • Enable Medical Marijuana
  • Protect Social Security
Edward J. Klein 1,764 votes 1.7%
  • Party: Natural Law (100% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Chiropractor
  • B.A., College of William and Mary
  • Doctor of Chiropractic, Palmer College-West
  • Chiropractic College Instructor for 9 years
  • Post-Graduate Seminar instructor for 5 years
  • Speaker on health care issues for organizations
  • Restoration of proper taxation on wealthy individuals and corporations, with corresponding tax relief to the less fortunate
  • Strict safety testing, then regulation and labelling of genetically engineered foods should any be found safe
  • Promotion of cost-effective, natural, prevention-oriented health care

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