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

Results as of Nov 14 11:14am, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (462/462)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Patty Berg 58,183 votes 48.4%

  • 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
  • Served on the Eureka Chamber of Commerce and helped write its first legislative platform
  • 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
Rob Brown 48,218 votes 40.1%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: County Supervisor/Businessman
  • Owner--Rob Brown Bail Bonds
  • Past President, Kelseyville Business Association
  • Juvenile Justice Commissioner
  • School Board Trustee, Kelseyville Unified School District (1995-2000)
  • Kelseyville Volunteer Firefighter
  • Sheriff's Advisory Council
  • Education--committed to improving the quality of our children's education, while providing a safe environment for both teachers & students.
  • Protecting our communities--Ensure funding for adequate law enforcement in our local communities.
  • Providing Jobs for our people--Job creation though reducing taxes and eliminating excessive government regulations.
Doug Thron 13,961 votes 11.5%
(This candidate has not responded to Smart Voter)
  • Party: Green
  • Occupation: Nature Photographer/Educator
  • Phone: 707-822-4870; Addr: 2130 Western Avenue, Arcata, CA 95521; Email:

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