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San Francisco, San Mateo County, CA March 2, 2004 Election
United States Representative; District 12; 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 (462/462)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Tom Lantos Click here for more information about this candidate 63,323 votes 73.6%

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: U.S. Congressman
  • Member of Congress representing the 12th Congressional District of California since 1981.
  • Professor of Economics at San Francisco State University (1950-1980).
  • Served as a member of the Millbrae Board of Education for eight years.
  • Public affairs analyst for public television.
  • Economic consultant to a number of private businesses.
  • Senior advisor to a number of members of the United States Senate.
  • Our nation's economy must be strengthened to insure long-term job growth. This Administration economic policies are fiscally irresponsible.
  • Education is the key to America's future, and we must provide the resources to assure our children's education.
  • Our environment - air, water, our coast, open space - must be protected from an Administration that sacrifices our environment to special interests.
Ro Khanna Click here for more information about this candidate 17,107 votes 19.9%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Attorney
  • Assistant to Jack Quinn, Al Gore's Chief of Staff
  • Work for the Carter Center
  • Legal work for Kathleen Kennedy Townsend
  • Yale Law School Degree
  • University of Chicago Economics Degree
  • Provide Real Investment in Public Schools and Higher Education
  • Create Jobs by Providing Incentives to Small Businesses
  • Making Housing Affordable for First-Time Homebuyers
Maad Abu-Ghazalah Click here for more information about this candidate 5,678 votes 6.5%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Immigration Attorney
  • Small Business Owner
  • Master's Degree in Computer Science
  • Former President, American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee, SF Chapter
  • End the military occupation in Iraq and bring the troops home
  • Repeal the USA Patriot Act
  • Protect American jobs from outsourcing in Asia
Norma Bureau Elias (Write-in)
  • Party: Democratic

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