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Calaveras, Madera, Mariposa, Mono, Stanislaus, Tuolumne Counties, CA March 5, 2002 Election
Member; California State Assembly; District 25; Democratic Party Voter Information

Results as of Apr 10 12:24pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (420/420)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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E. Denise Smith 22,245 votes 72.1%

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: College Educator
  • Master of Arts Degree: CSU Stanislaus, 1990
  • Served 3 years in US Army
  • Veterans Employment Clerk
  • Emergency Medical Technician
  • Medic Alert Emergency Operator
  • Reader for the Blind
  • Using Education to fight poverty and ensure living wages
  • Enviromental Issues: Land & Water Uses, Clean Air
  • Bringing your voice to Sacramento
Wesley Firch 8,646 votes 27.9%
(This candidate has not responded to Smart Voter)
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Retired Accountant
  • Phone: 209-848-0220; Addr: PO Box 1622, Oakdale, CA 95361

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  • About the Candidates - Browse the page to find the link for Assembly District 25. Then find Biography, Campaign Finances, Issue Positions (NPAT), Special Interest Groups, and Voting Record where available.
News and Analysis

Modesto Bee, Election Connection, 2/17/02
Announcement that E. Denise Smith has a Smart Voter web site.

2/17/02 Modesto Bee, Local News.
"25th District hopefuls take on the issues." Informational article on Smith, Firch & Cogdill.

Modesto Bee, Local News, 2/7/02
"Forum yields low-key results...voters hoping for straightforward discussion of the issues must have come away satified...Report on League of Women Voters forum.
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