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Orange County, CA November 7, 2000 Election
Member of the State Assembly; District 70 Voter Information

Results as of Dec 5 1:02pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (410/410)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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John Campbell 96,145 votes 59.6%

  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Businessman
  • Founder and Chairman of SAAB of Orange County
  • Founder and former chairman of Saturn of Orange County, pioneered such innovations as one-price selling of cars and improved customer service
  • Certified Public Accountant, formerly with Ernst & Young in Los Angeles
  • Current Chairman of Orange County Overall Economic Development Committee
  • Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from University of California at L.A. and a masters degree in business taxation from the University of So. Cal.
  • 4th generation Californian, married 20 years with two children in public schools.
  • Protect our next Gold Rush, High Technology, from regulation and taxation
  • Give parents and teachers more control over their public schools
  • Taxes are too high and can be simplified and reduced
Merritt Lori McKeon, Esq. 54,349 votes 33.7%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Attorney At Law
  • Mother of 3 sons
  • Adjunct Law Professor
  • Master of Arts, New York University
  • Law Degree, Cardozo School of Law, New York
  • Native of Orange County (Newport Beach, Laguna Beach)
  • Environmental issues, including Ocean Pollution and stopping El Toro Airport
  • Education - improving public schools for our children and our own future
  • Health Care issues including affordable insurance and HMO reform
Bob Vondruska 5,324 votes 3.3%
  • Party: Libertarian
  • Occupation: Aerospace Test Technician
  • Bob has worked in the Aerospace Testing Industry for over 15 years. He has qualified components and sub-systems used for the defense of the U.S..
  • Bob lives in the city of Laguna Hills with his wife Anna.
  • Bob has lived in the 70th District for 10 years and understands the problems facing the people in this district.
  • Bob has been a registered Libertarian since 1992 and has been actively involved in promoting the Libertarian philosophy.
  • Bob has received the "Lights of Liberty" award from the Libertarian Party for his outreach efforts.
  • Bob has been appointed by the Libertarian Party of Orange County as a representative to the Laguna Hills City Council.
  • Taxes are robbing us of our freedom. Bob will vote against all tax increases and will work to repeal the state income tax.
  • The "War on Drugs" is a major failure and should be ended. Prohibition has created a black market for drugs and is the #1 reason for crime.
  • An airport at El Toro would be unsafe, unnecessary and a burden on tax payers. Bob will continue his fight to stop the airport.
Barry L. Katz 3,855 votes 2.4%
  • Party: Natural Law
  • Occupation: Management Consultant
  • Phone: 714-225-9796; Addr: 1083 Walnut Street, Tustin, CA 92780; Email:
Raymond O. Mills 1,736 votes 1%
  • Party: Reform
  • Occupation: Personal Transportation Facilitator (Taxi Driver)
  • Secretary, Reform Party of California
  • Cheap campaigns
  • Fair campaigns
  • Elimination of victimless crimes

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