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Alameda County, CA November 7, 2000 Election
United States Representative; District 9 Voter Information

Results as of Dec 5 1:02pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (467/467)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Barbara Lee 182,352 votes 85%

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Congresswoman
  • Phone: 510-663-1207; Addr: 1301 Clay Street #100n, Oakland, CA 94612; Email:
Arneze Washington 21,033 votes 9.8%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Educational Training Manager
  • Phone: 510-632-1999; Addr: PO Box 9947, Oakland, CA 94613; Email:
Fred E. Foldvary 7,051 votes 3.3%
  • Party: Libertarian
  • Occupation: Professor of Economics
  • I have taught economics at U.C. Berkeley extension, Cal State U Hayward, John F. Kennedy University, and Santa Clara University.
  • I have been active in the Libertarian Party and was a Board Director of the Henry George School in SF, a credit union, and the Consumers Co-op.
  • I am the author of The Soul of Liberty, Dictionary of Free-Market Economics, Public Goods and Private Communities, and other books.
  • My interests include liberty and justice, economics, ethics, nature, Esperanto, and governance.
  • I believe there is a universal ethic for humanity.
  • I previously ran for Berkeley City Council, School Board, and State Assembly.
  • Tax reform: untax labor and capital; get revenue from rent and pollution charges.
  • Repeal all laws criminalizing victimless acts, and eliminate civil asset forfeiture.
  • Make peace our foreign policy: trade with Cuba, end economic sanctions, end aggressive intervention.
Ellen Jefferds 4,214 votes 1.9%
  • Party: Natural Law
  • Occupation: Small Business Owner
  • Teacher, Transcendental Meditation program
  • Member, El Cerrito Chamber of Commerce and El Cerrito Rotary Club
  • Restore democracy through campaign finance reform (elimination of PAC and soft money contributions), opening debates and media access to third parties
  • Prevention-oriented government, especially in the areas of health care, crime, and the environment
  • Mandatory labeling of genetically engineered food, plus a moratorium on new product placement until proven safe

Basic candidate data supplied by the Secretary of State. Order of candidates is random and changes daily.
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Oakland City Hall, Hearing Room 1
Sponsored by the Leagues of Women Voters of Oakland; Alameda; Piedmont; Berkeley-Albany-Emeryville, and by the National Coalition of 100 Black Women

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