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California State Government October 7, 2003 Election
Smart Voter Full Biography for Brooke Adams

Candidate for
Recall of Gray Davis; State of California

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Brooke Adams - Candidate Biography

Brooke Adams, 25, was born in Mission Viejo, California. A life-long resident of Southern California, Brooke is the daughter of Orange County Superior Court Judge, John Adams, and Sally Adams, a high school teacher.

Brooke distinguished herself early in life as an outstanding student at Huntington Beach High School. As a freshman, she was elected to the student body government, where she served as ? She was later elected Vice-President of the Junior Class.

A talented athlete, Brooke lettered on the Cheerleading Team all four years of high school. A popular student, she was elected the Homecoming Queen of 1995. Brooke graduated from Huntington Beach High School in 1996.

Brooke began her college career in 1996 at the University of Oregon. While majoring in journalism, Brooke served as a reporter for the Emerald Student Newspaper. In 1998, Brooke transferred to the University of Southern California, where she graduated in 2000, with Honors, from the prestigious Walter Annenberg School of Communication.

As a student at USC, Brooke served internship positions with ABC and CNN, where she assisted in developing news stories and interviews. After graduation, Brooke went to work as an Assistant Account Executive with the Young Company, an advertising and media firm with offices in Los Angeles and Orange County. Today, she is an Account Executive with Gramercy Partners, a publishing firm based in Los Angeles, from which she has taken leave to run for Governor.

Brooke has a keen ear for listening and a job that brings her in daily contact with business leaders throughout California. She is acutely aware of the damage the Gray Davis administration has done to businesses large and small. As Governor, one of her top priorities will be to improve business opportunities, reduce government red tape and fix worker's comp laws.

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