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San Francisco, San Mateo County, CA November 5, 2002 Election
Smart Voter Official Statement for Leland Yee

Candidate for
Member; California State Assembly; District 12

This is a copy of information submitted to elections officials by the candidate


Occupation: Educator/San Francisco Supervisor

Education and Qualifications: I'm a husband, father of four, teacher and child psychologist. I've served as a San Francisco Supervisor since 1996. Previously, I served on the San Francisco School Board for eight years.

My legislative record includes: improving family day care; expanding mental health services; establishing youth tobacco prevention; adding 400 new police; sponsoring new Sunshine Ordinance; passing the Bond Accountability Act; exposing mismanagement and corruption in schools and government.

In the Assembly, I'll work to improve our schools, ensure quality health care, protect the environment and create new jobs.

I'll fight to expand mental health funding to get homeless individuals off the street; prohibit corporations from selling personal financial and medical information; and protect children and families from crime. I'll also work hard with other elected officials to ensure the needs and interests of San Mateo County and its residents are well represented.

My endorsers include California State and Federal Elected Officials: U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein, Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi, State Senator John Burton and Assemblyman Kevin Shelley. San Mateo County Elected Officials: Supervisor Mike Nevin, Daly City Mayor Mike Guingona, Daly City Councilmembers Carol Klatt, Sal Torres, Adrienne Tissier, Madolyn Agrimonti, Jefferson Elementary School Board Members Marie Brizuela and Marianne Petroni. And many state and local organizations: California League of Conservation Voters, California Nurses Association, California Teachers Association, San Francisco and Daly City Firefighters, San Francisco and Daly City Police Officers, San Francisco Deputy Sheriffs, San Francisco and San Mateo County Labor Councils and Building Trades Councils, Daly City-Colma Democratic Club, Mexican American Political Alliance, Filipino-American Democratic Empowerment Council, Barbara Jordan Democratic Club.

/s/ Leland Yee

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