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San Joaquin County, CA November 7, 2000 Election
Member of the State Assembly; District 17 Voter Information

Results as of Dec 5 1:02pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (355/355)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Barbara Matthews 64,361 votes 53.1%

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Businesswoman/Tracy Councilwoman
  • As a Democratic businesswoman, I will work for a stronger economy with better wages and "no-new-taxes" fiscal policies.
  • I was elected to the Tracy City Council in 1991 where I've advocated for better police and fire services.
  • As a Councilwoman, I fought for better planning and made sure developers paid for new schools.
  • I've stood up against illegal gun sales on public property and have been a leader against domestic violence.
  • I serve on the Economic Development Committee, the Tracy Investment Committee, and the San Joaquin County Waste Management Task Force.
  • With a background in business, I'll fight to cut unnecessary sales taxes and to stop wasting government money.
  • Education reforms are needed to send our tax dollars directly into classrooms. We must also guarantee kids' safety at school.
  • As a businesswoman, I know it's imperative to attract more higher wage jobs to the Central Valley.
Greg Aghazarian 54,031 votes 44.5%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Businessman/School Trustee
  • School Board Trustee, Lincoln Unified School District
  • Businessman, family business
  • Member, San Joaquin A+ (literacy organization)
  • Commissioner, San Joaquin County Parks and Recreation Committee
  • J.D. 1993 McGeorge School of Law
  • B.S. 1986 University of Southern California
  • Education: The future of America depends on each child being educated to their highest potential. Parents and schools must have more local control.
  • Health Care: San Joaquin County has a serious problem with childhood asthma that I will work to remedy through prevention and access to care.
  • Agriculture: I will work to keep our water here, protect our property rights, and eradicate the glassy-winged sharpshooter.
Roy W. Busch 2,943 votes 2.4%
  • Party: Libertarian
  • Occupation: Engineering Associate

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