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Fresno, Tulare County, CA November 5, 2002 Election
United States Representative; District 21 Voter Information

Results as of Nov 14 11:14am, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (581/581)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Devin Nunes 85,052 votes 70.5%

  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Farmer/Businessman
  • Appointed by President Bush as USDA California State Director for Rural Development
  • Twice elected to the College of Sequoias Board of Trustees
  • Economic Development
  • Increasing Water Storage
  • Improving our Education System
David G. LaPere 31,706 votes 26.3%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Technician/Broadcaster
  • AA in Communications/Broadcasting IBA
  • Bachelor of Arts in Political Science University of Wexford
  • 30 years in Communications and Broadcasting
  • 35 years Politically Active working on various campaigns and issues
  • Colaterally 21 years of Labor Relations Experience with the Communications Workers of America. Positions held Local President, Executive Board Member
  • Current elected Positions, Chair Tulare County Democratic Club, Executive Board Member California State Democratic Party, State Chair Cal CDC By-laws
  • Security of our Nation First ( Veteran US Navy Seabees)
  • Unemployment/Child Poverty
  • Saving Social Security/Prescription Drug Benefits for Seniors
Jonathan Richter 3,954 votes 3.2%
  • Party: Libertarian
  • Occupation: Attorney
  • Member, Northeast Plan Review and Implementation Committee
  • Chair, Libertarian Party of Fresno County
  • Graduate, Leadership Fresno - Class XVI
  • End the War on Drugs
  • Fully privatize Social Security
  • Replace Income, Capital Gains, Corporate and Inheritance taxes with a temporary 15% national retail sales tax

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