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San Diego County, CA November 2, 2004 Election
Candidates Answer Questions on the Issues
State Senator; District 39

The questions were prepared by the League of Women Voters of California and asked of all candidates for this office.

See below for questions on Budget Crisis, Education, Water, Health Insurance

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1. What does California need to do to address the current budget crisis?

Answer from Christine Kehoe:

We need a balanced approach that helps increase our revenues and reduce spending so that we can avoid painful cuts to education and health services.

2. What should the state's priorities be for K-12 education? For the Community College System?

Answer from Christine Kehoe:

The State's priorites for K-12 and the Community College System should be to fund them adequately so that they can provide the highes quality of education to children and adults.

3. What measures would you support to address California's water needs?

Answer from Christine Kehoe:

We need to continue to conserve, especially in unmetered cities and look for other water sources that include desalination.

4. What should the Legislature be doing to address the needs of Californians without health insurance?

Answer from Christine Kehoe:

I support health care for all Californians. Clearly this is not an easy task, but we should be working toward this so that Californians can received afforable, quality health care.

Responses to questions asked of each candidate are reproduced as submitted to the League. 

The order of the candidates is random and changes daily.

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