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California State Government March 7, 2000 Election
United States Senator

Results as of Apr 10 2:36pm, 99.6% of Precincts Reporting (22577/22670)

Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Dianne Feinstein 3,749,232 votes 51.2%

  • Party: Democratic (95.5% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: United States Senator
  • Mayor of San Francisco, December 4, 1978 to January 8, 1988
  • Member, Board of Supervisors, City and County of San Francisco, 1970-1978
  • California Women's Board of Terms and Parole, Member, 1960-66
  • Bachelor of Arts in History, Stanford University, 1955
  • Strengthening Public Safety
  • Passing a Patient's Bill of Rights, as well as extending the solvency of Social Security and Medicare
  • Reforming Public Education
Tom Campbell 1,690,344 votes 23.1%
  • Party: Republican (56.2% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Congressman/Educator
  • Phone: 650-856-6274; Addr: 1875 S. Bascom, Suite 116-167, Campbell, CA 95008; Email:
Ray Haynes 675,984 votes 9.3%
  • Party: Republican (22.5% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: California Senator
  • Support Proposition 22
  • Stop Illegal Immigration
  • Lower Taxes
Bill Horn 451,051 votes 6.2%
  • Party: Republican (15% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: County Supervisor/Rancher
Michael Schmier 180,405 votes 2.5%
  • Party: Democratic (4.5% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Attorney At Law
  • Phone: 510-652-6087; Addr: 1475 Powell Street, Suite 201, Emeryville, CA 94608; Email:
Gail Katherine Lightfoot 120,132 votes 1.7%
  • Party: Libertarian (100% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Registered Nurse, Public Health Nurse
  • Libertarian Party of California State Central Committee Chair-1990,1995-96, LPC State CC Southern Vice Chair-1993-94, LPC State Secretary, 1989
  • LPC candidate for Congress-1988,1990, 1992, 1996, LPC candidate for Secretary of State-1998
  • Founding member and Chapter President of The American Association of Critical Care Nurses
  • Married with three children, six grandchildren
  • Extended family - husbands three children, seven grandchildren and four great grandchildren
  • Legal citings: Lightfoot Vs March Fong Eu-1990, Democratic Party Vs Jones-1997 granted a writ of certiorari for U.S Supreme Court for April 2000
  • Your Rights
  • Health, Education and Welfare
  • The Economy
Medea Susan Benjamin 99,541 votes 1.4%
  • Party: Green (74% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Human Rights Activist
  • Founding Director of the San Francisco-based human rights organization Global Exchange
  • Focusing on changing the labor and environmental practices of U.S. multinational corporations
  • Instrumental in organizing protests against the World Trade Organization
  • Worked for ten years as an economist and nutritionist in Latin America and Africa
  • Masters degrees in Public Health and Economics
  • Fluent in Spanish
  • Living Wage - Raise the minimum wage to a "living wage" and guarantee all our people the right to a healthy, dignified standard of living
  • Schools not Prisons - Reaffirm our commitment to free public education, recognize teachers as cherished professionals, and invest in schools not jails
  • Electoral Reform - Public financing of political campaigns, free media access, end soft money donations and change to proportional representation
John M. Brown 68,122 votes 1%
  • Party: Republican (2.3% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Telephone Equipment Salesman
  • Protect and defend the U. S. Constitution
  • Honary member Nevada Telecommunications Assoc.
  • Charter member Calif Tel Assoc. Suppliers committee
  • Board member local Shrine Club
  • Served USNR WWII and Korea
  • Protect and defend the U. S. Constitution
  • Jeffersonian: That government governs best which governs least.
  • Take the money out of politics without legislation
Linh K. Dao 64,345 votes .8%
  • Party: Republican (2.1% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: High-Tech Entrepreneur
  • Caregiver to a seriously ill family member since December 1994
  • Court Appointed Special Advocate for children
  • BS in Interdisciplinary Engineering - Bioengineering,Bio-Medical Engineering - Purdue University (1980)
  • Multicultural, multilingual
  • Emigrated to U.S. in 1975
  • Born in Saigon, Vietnam
  • Quality Education & Campaign Finance Reform
  • Affordable Health Care
  • Transportation & Privacy
JP Gough 58,637 votes .8%
  • Party: Republican (1.9% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Businessman/Entrepreneur
  • Phone: 858-459-2082; Addr: 7777 Girard Ave., Suite 206, La Jolla, CA 92037; Email:
Jose Luis "Joe" Camahort 46,163 votes .6%
  • Party: Reform (70.4% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Research Scientist/Engineer
  • 32-year career in Aerospace/Defense
  • Berkeley Ph.D. - Chemical Engineering
  • Top San Beda, Mapua Grad from Manila
  • Proud Grandpa of three Girls
  • Hispanic - Se habla Espaņol
  • Filipino-American - Marunong Managalog
  • Have a Plan to Sustain the Environment and End Poverty.
  • Scrap the Tax Code, Abolish the IRS, Use Transaction Tax
  • U.S.Treasury Dept. provides free PERSONAL financial services
Diane Beall Templin 38,634 votes .5%
  • Party: American Independent (100% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Attorney/Businesswoman
  • Phone: 760-480-0428; Addr: 1016 Circle Drive, Escondido, CA 92025; Email:
Jan B. Tucker 35,005 votes .4%
  • Party: Green (26% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Licensed Private Investigator
  • Co-Author, California Three Strikes Project initiative to limit "Three Strikes" law to "serious" & "violent" felonies
  • B.A., cum laude, 1977, Political Science & Chicano Studies double major, CSU Northridge
  • Member, Legislative Committee, California Association of Licensed Investigators
  • Co-President, San Fernando Valley Chapter, National Organization for Women
  • Political Action Chair, San Fernando Valley Branch, NAACP
  • Executive Board, Local 39069, Communication Workers of America, Los Angeles Newspaper Guild
  • Foreign Policy dedicated to human rights, peace, and ecological protection
  • Criminal Justice reform: abolish the death penalty, zero tolerance of civil rights violations, limit "Three Strikes" to serious and violent felonies
  • Establish "card check" recognition of unions, criminalize labor/civil rights law violations by employers
Brian M. Rees 26,284 votes .3%
  • Party: Natural Law (100% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Family Physician
  • Colonel, Medical Corps, US Army Reserve
  • Commander, 349th General Hospital (HUM)
  • Author, Heal Your Self Heal Your World
  • American Legion
  • Veterans of Foreign Wars
  • Campaign finance reform
  • Tax reform (tax cuts)
  • Health Care financing reform
Valli "Sharp" Sharpe-Geisler 19,474 votes .2%
  • Party: Reform (29.6% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Educator/Technology Coordinator
  • Phone: 408-997-9267; Addr: 4718 Meridian Ave #228, San Jose, CA 95118; Email:

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