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San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara County, CA March 5, 2002 Election
 Smart Voter Merrily T. Karr

Candidate for
Member; California State Assembly; District 33; Democratic Party

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Biographical Highlights
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Writer/Businessperson/Teacher
  • Mom
  • BA and Post-Graduate Studies, Psychology
  • State Department Lecturer (Foreign Services Ofc.)
  • Bilingual - English/Spanish
  • Interpreter in Mexico for Richmond-Times Dispatch Newspaper
  • Author of 'Confetti' and 'The Gringa and the Revolutionary'
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Top Priorities if Elected
  • Public Safety - During this period of transition and upheaval in our communities I believe that preparedness not denial comprises our strength.
  • Since we are an immigrant country and I've studied population demographics, I believe we have to balance education to accommodate this reality.
  • Our youth no longer have role-models as in the past--having been a Mentor and a Mentoring Case Worker, I see great value in this effort.
Key Endorsements
  • Mary Bean - 94, Republican. Started Kyle Roofing Co. with husband in SLO.
Position Papers
Immigration - host/migrant worker program
Set legal parameters for 'guest-worker' program regarding the U.S. and any foreign worker.
Positions on certain issues/topics
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