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- Party: Democratic
- Occupation: California State Assembly Member
- Party: Democratic
- Occupation: Public Education Advocate
- State Assemblymember 1988-1992, 1996-2000
- Author of landmark education, environmental and ethics bills
- Founding CEO of EdVoice, a grassroots public education advocacy group
- San Mateo County Supervisor 1993-1996
- San Mateo County Board of Education Member, 2000-present
- A.B. Princeton University, J.D. Stanford Law School
- Fight for education funding and education reform
- Protect the environment (endorsed by the Sierra Club)
- Campaign finance reform (accepted Prop 34 spending limits)
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News and Analysis
- Cable Television for Palo Alto, East Palo Alto, Atherton, Menlo Park, and Stanford:
Saturday, Feb. 21 @ 12:30 pm on Cable Community Channels 27 and 28 - a League of Women Voters forum
Also shown on Sunday, Feb. 29 @ 9:30 pm on Channel 28
Democratic candidates forum - a 60 minute production
Wednesday, Feb. 25 @ 3 pm on Channel 28; Wednesday, Feb. 25 @ 11 pm on Channel 27; Friday, Feb. 27 @ 3 pm on Channel 28; Sunday, Feb. 29 @ 6 pm on Channel 28
- Tues, Feb. 10, 7-8:30 pm Candidate Forum at
Channing House auditorium, 850 Webster St., Palo
Alto. Sponsored by the League of Women Voters.
Santa Cruz Sentinel
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