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Monterey, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz Counties, CA March 2, 2004 Election
Member of the State Assembly; District 27; Democratic Party Voter Information

You can vote in this contest only if registered in the Democratic party, or as "Decline to State" requesting a Democratic ballot at your polling location.

Results as of Mar 26 4:14pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (271/271)
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John Laird Click here for more information about this candidate 55,190 votes 100%

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: State Assemblymember
  • AB, Politics, Adlai Stevenson College
  • Commissioner, Santa Cruz Regional Transportation Comm., 1981-1990
  • Board Member/President, Association of Monterey Bay Area Governments (AMBAG), 1981-1983
  • Chair, Santa Cruz County Joint Powers Water Study, 1983-1985
  • Councilmember/Mayor, Santa Cruz City Council
  • Trustee, Cabrillo College
  • Actions related to ensuring a balanced, pay-as-you-go budget that meets voters' needs for a good quality of life in California.
  • Various legislative action in the area of the environment and civil rights.
  • There are outdated mandates and the state is not reimbursing local governments. I will work to repeal outdated mandates and reform the system.

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