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San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara County, CA November 5, 2002 Election
Member; California State Assembly; District 33 Voter Information

Results as of Nov 14 11:14am, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (309/309)
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Abel Maldonado 74,961 votes 63.1%

  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Assemblymember/Farmer/Businessman
  • Assemblyman 33rd District 1998-Present
  • Former Mayor of Santa Maria
  • Former City Councilman
  • President of Agro-Jal Farms
  • Named Veterans of Foreign Wars Assemblyman of the Year
  • Married to Laura with 4 children
  • Ensure that all children have access to a first class education
  • Increase job opportunities for all levels of employment
  • Make sure that violent felons remain behind bars
Laurence "Larry" Houlgate 44,001 votes 36.9%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Teacher
  • Professor of Philosophy, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
  • B.A., Cal. State University, L.A.
  • M.A., Ph.D., U.C.L.A.
  • Founder and president, International Society for Family Law and Family Ethics
  • Scholar of the Year, 2000, College of Liberal Arts, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
  • Founder and member of five Medical Ethics committees in San Luis Obispo County, California
  • Universal, single-payer health care for all California children
  • Equal educational opportunities for all California children, without regard to family income, place of residence, social class, etc.
  • A living wage for all working families with children to support.

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