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California State Government March 5, 2002 Election
State Controller; State of California; Democratic Party Voter Information

Results as of Apr 10 12:24pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (22976/22976)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Steve Westly 1,134,800 votes 56.6%

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Businessman/Educator
  • Elected Member, Democratic National Committee
  • Senior Vice President, eBay
  • Office of Economic Development, City of SanJose
  • Teacher, Stanford Business School
  • Department of Energy, Carter Administration
  • Vice Chair, California Democratic Party
  • Improve California's economy. The only candidate with the right combination of experience.
  • Strengthen public education. Endorsed by California Teachers Association.
  • Build California's infrastructure for the future. Endorsed by CA NOW and the League of Conservation Voters.
Johan "Klehs" Klehs 873,628 votes 43.4%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Member, California State Board of Equalization
  • Member of the State Board of Equalization (BOE)
  • Current Vice Chair and past Chair of the BOE
  • As, Chair of the BOE, he served as a member of the Franchise Tax Board
  • Honored as "Legislator of the year" by California Abortion Rights Action League
  • Served in the California Assembly for 12 years
  • Chair of the Tax and Revenue Committee
  • Will make sound judgements with CALPERS and CALSTRS
  • Will make sure that women have full and equal access to reproductive health care services, that is why Plannned Parenthood supports my race
  • Protecting the environment that is why I have the Sierra Club and California League of Consevation Voters

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