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Orange County, CA November 2, 2004 Election
United States Representative; District 47 Voter Information

Results as of Dec 6 4:02pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (258/258)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Loretta Sanchez Click here for more information about this candidate 65,684 votes 60.4%

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: United States Representative, 47th District
  • Loretta was born and raised in the district she serves.
  • Loretta is a businesswoman. She started her own consulting business in Santa Ana, assisting public agencies and private firms.
  • Prior to her work in Congress, Loretta was a financial manager at the Orange County Transportation Authority.
  • Loretta attended Chapman University, in Orange, CA. She was selected in January 2002 to serve as the university's first Latina Trustee Board member.
  • Loretta attended American University in Washington, D.C. to obtain her master's in business administration with an emphasis on finance in 1984.
  • Advocate on behalf of members of the military and veterans on issues related to personnel and quality of life
  • Homeland security; securing infrastructure (physical/cyber)
  • Promote a responsible small business agenda
Alexandria A. "Alex" Coronado Click here for more information about this candidate 43,099 votes 39.6%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Member, Orange County Board of Education
  • Educator/Small Business Owner
  • Doctorate in Music Education
  • Bring jobs to Orange County by reducing costly government regulations and expanding job-training opportunities.
  • Support our troops around the world and strengthen anti-terrorist activities to protect our national security.
  • Provide senior citizens and working families with quality medical care by increasing access to affordable health insurance.

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