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San Diego County, CA March 2, 2004 Election
State Senator; District 39; Republican Party Voter Information

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

Results as of Mar 26 4:14pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (574/574)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Larry Stirling 43,105 votes 74.1%

  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Retired Judge/Businessman
  • Phone: 619-405-4510; Addr: 2261 San Juan Rd., San Diego, CA 92103
Ken Bourke 6,323 votes 10.8%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Realtor/Engineer
  • Phone: 619-275-0208; Addr: 6939 Florey St., San Diego, CA 92122; Email:
Ralph Denney Click here for more information about this candidate 5,652 votes 9.7%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Business Manager/Notary
  • Single Father of two and Grandfather of two.
  • Taxpayer Advocate for most of last 20yrs.
  • CFO/Business Manager of mid-sized company.
  • Volunteer with Community Center and it's
  • associated youth center. Native So, Californian.
  • Committed to the future of our youth and California.
  • Working for long term solutions, not short term fixes...
  • True reform in Public Education including safeguarding it's funding.
  • Real world solutions to Workman's Compensation and related Job Loss.
Jim f Galley Click here for more information about this candidate 3,168 votes 5.4%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Water Plant Operator
  • Adjutant General School US Army, Personnel Administration Specialist
  • California State University, Sacramento, Water and Waste Water Technology
  • State of California Department of Health Services Grade 4 Water Treatment Plant Operator
  • Age 48, Born Detriot, MI
  • 2 sons, ages 28 and 23 2 daughters ages 22 and 16 1 Granddaughter age 4
  • Fiscal Accountability
  • No Tax Increases
  • Put taxpayers First instead of Special Interest Groups

Basic candidate data supplied by the Secretary of State. All candidates have been invited to supply additional information to Smart Voter. Order of candidates is random and changes daily.
  Candidates Answer Questions

The League of Women Voters of California has asked all candidates for this office to respond to 4 questions on Budget Crisis, Education, Water, and Health Insurance.

Official Information

Secretary of State

State Senate Calif. State Legislative Counsel (Leginfo)
  • Bills Introduced - Check "Author(s)" and then type in the name of your current representative to see the bills introduced in the current Senate session. Enter a Bill Number to see the history of a bill including voting records.
Nonpartisan Information

League of Women Voters

Project Vote-Smart
  • About the Candidates - Click on "Senate", then browse the next page to find the candidates with "District seeking" for 39. Then find Biography, Campaign Finances, Issue Positions (NPAT), Special Interest Groups, and Voting Record where available.
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