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San Mateo County, CA March 5, 2002 Election
Member; California State Assembly; District 19; Democratic Party Voter Information

Results as of Apr 10 12:24pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (328/328)
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Gene Mullin 17,135 votes 42%

    Official Ballot Statement

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: City Councilmember/Educator
  • Chairman and Member, Airport Community Roundtable
  • B.A.,Political Science, University of San Francisco
  • San Mateo County "Teacher of the Year", 1991
  • California Teacher's Association, State Teacher of the Year in Politics, 1996
  • Resident of South San Francisco since 1967
  • Outstanding Citizen, SSF City Council, 1979
  • Improving public education
  • Encouraging smart growth, including housing at transportation centers
  • Mitigating airport noise
Gina Papan 14,042 votes 34.4%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Deputy Attorney General
  • Deputy Director, Office of Criminal Justice Planning
  • Director, John's Closet - "Outfitting for Learning," San Mateo County
  • Boardmember, San Francisco Women Lawyer's Alliance
  • Volunteer, Planned Parenthood Golden Gate
  • JD, University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
  • BA, University of California at Santa Barbara
  • Improve education: recruit, train and retain more teachers; increase counselors and after school programs; renovate and modernize our aging schools.
  • Invest in smart growth: commit to developing infrastructure to promote sustainable growth while preserving our natural resources.
  • Enhance community livability: increase the amount of accessible housing and relieve congestion by promoting transit-oriented development.
Dave Pine 7,814 votes 19.2%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Business Person / Parent
  • Redwood City Planning Commissioner for six years
  • Vice president and general counsel of Handspring, Inc
  • Served as an elected representative in the New Hampshire State Legislature at age 19
  • Member of the San Mateo County Historical Association
  • Married to Jane Pine
  • Father of ten-month old Kevin Pine
  • Improving the quality of public education by increasing funding, attracting and retaining new teachers and promoting preschool programs.
  • Planning for growth by providing affordable housing and a public transportation system that will reduce traffic congestion.
  • Managing the state's $100 billion dollar budget in a business like manner with a goal of strengthening our currently weak economy.
Andy Cassidy 1,835 votes 4.4%

    Official Ballot Statement

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Technology Director/Founder/Consultant, Celerity Solutions
  • former Senior Consultant, Oracle Corporation
  • BS Mathematics w/Computer Science, MIT
  • Improving our public schools
  • Infrastructure (better public transit, less traffic congestion, and clean, reliable energy)
  • Protecting the environment

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  • 19th Assembly District Democratic Primary Candidates Forum - Tuesday, February 12, 7 - 9 p.m.
    Community Room, Municipal Services Building, 33 Arroyo Drive, South San Francisco
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  • Friday, Feb. 15, 5 pm, San Mateo Chamber of Commerce 19th Assembly District Candidates
  • Monday, Feb. 18, 7 pm, South San Francisco 19th Assembly District Candidates Forum
  • Wednesday, Feb. 20, 7 pm, Peninsula This Week, 19th AD Candidates, 1 hour special
  • Thursday, Feb. 21, 7 pm, South San Francisco 19th Assembly District Candidates Forum
  • Friday, Feb. 22, 7 pm, Peninsula This Week, 19th AD Candidates, 1 hour special
  • Saturday, Feb. 23, 6:30 pm, Peninsula This Week, 19th AD Candidates, 1 hour special
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