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Monterey, San Benito, Santa Cruz Counties, CA March 2, 2004 Election
United States Representative; District 17; 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 (295/295)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Mark J. Risley Click here for more information about this candidate 23,139 votes 75%

  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Executive/Business Owner
  • Attended Biola University
  • CEO/President Peninsula Sports, Inc.
  • Former Human Resources Manager, Macy's California
  • President, National Football Foundation/College Hall of Fame, Central California Chapter
  • Central Coast Section Sportmanship Committee
  • Nor-Cal Basketball Committee
  • Environment/Water
  • Government Waste/Career Politicians
  • Education/Economy
Connor Vlakancic Click here for more information about this candidate 7,751 votes 25%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Wine Business Entrepreneur, CEO, 5 STAR ÉSpirit LLC
  • 10 years of proven federal political activist experience
  • Author of the original 1995 "Contract with America"
  • Solid steadfast enemy of "Politics-as-Usual"
  • California Congressional Candidate in 1995 and 1998
  • Electable by ALL PRAGMATIC 17th District voters
  • International election observer for the US Department of State
  • The 17th District is my ONLY "Special Interest".
  • Federal and budget bureaucracy reduction
  • A more politically bipartisan US Congress

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