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Del Norte, Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino, Sonoma, Trinity Counties, CA March 5, 2002 Election
Member; California State Assembly; District 1; Democratic Party Voter Information

Results as of Apr 10 12:24pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (437/437)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Patty Berg 22,160 votes 44.8%

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Social Worker
  • Founding Director of the Humboldt/Del Norte Area Agency on Aging
  • Wrote Humboldt County Crime Prevention Plan and Chaired its first Crime Commission
  • Founded Humboldt County's first Pro-Choice PAC
  • Developed California's first K-12 comprehensive family life education curriculum
  • Led successful "No on Measure J" Campaign, keeping Wal-Mart out of Eureka
  • Health care and delivery of services to seniors, children and families
  • Education-California currently ranks 36th in the Nation in per pupil spending. We used to be number 1. We need to be again.
  • Economic development while protecting the coast and Environment
Ed Robey 12,062 votes 24.4%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: County Supervisor/Educator
  • Graduated UC Berkeley 1968, BA Social Sciences
  • Senior member, Board of Supervisors, 2nd Term
  • County Planning Commissioner, 1988-1996
  • Elected Clearlake City Council, 1980
  • Served 3 terms on Council, twice as Mayor
  • Active in successful Economic Development and Job Creation in his home county.
  • Comprehensive Health Care reform, working toward Universal Health Care
  • Responsible Environmental Stewardship, coastal protection, banning clear-cutting and regional governance of water
  • Continued improvement of our schools at all levels
Robert "Bob" Jehn 8,017 votes 16.1%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Councilmember/Healthcare Advisor
  • Mayor, City of Cloverdale
  • Immediate Past Chairman, North Coast Railroad Authority
  • Member, Humboldt County Prosperity 2000
  • Member, Sonoma County Transportation Authority
  • Immediate Past President, CA League of Cities Redwood Empire Division
  • Former vice president, Visiting Home Care and the Council on Aging
  • Jobs: High Wages and Good Benefits
  • Environment: Preserve and Protect
  • Health Care: Expertise and New Ideas
Jim Mastin 7,317 votes 14.7%
(This candidate has not responded to Smart Voter)
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Community College Administrator
  • Phone: 707-463-0632; Addr: PO Box 332, Ukiah, CA 95482; Email:

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