This is an archive of a past election.
See for current information.
SMART VOTER by the League of Women Voters of California Education Fund LWV
providing personalized comprehensive nonpartisan voter information any time you want it.
Smart Voter
Solano County Ballot

448 ASPINWALL DR, 94510

See Also:   Information for the County of Solano
(Elections Office, local League of Women Voters, links to other county election sites)

November 8, 2005 Election

County Results as of Nov 22 7:20pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (261/261)
56.3% Countywide Voter Turnout (94,943/168,559)

Statewide Results as of Nov 23 4:01pm, 100% of Precincts Reporting (17726/17726)
49.1% Statewide Voter Turnout (7,813,919/15,891,482)

School | City | State Propositions | Local Measures
Click on Name of Contest below.
Polling Location on November 8, 7am - 8pm
First Baptist Church
1055 Southampton Road
Benicia, CA
[Poll data last updated 2005/10/27 21:01]
Showing a polling place for this address does not mean that you are registered to vote.
Precinct 1171
Ballot Type 2

You can also download an exact PDF Sample Ballot Image

  • FAQs about Voting and this ballot page
  • How we got this information
  • Report problems or errors

    Candidates in Solano County were not asked to supply information to Smart Voter. The elected office and candidate names are listed here for your convenience.

  • School

    Member of the Governing Board; Benicia Unified School District (3 Elected)

    • Dirk Fulton
      4,923 votes 19.82%
    • Jeanne Steinmann
      4,785 votes 19.27%
    • Rosie Switzer
      4,504 votes 18.14%
    • Helaine Bowles
      3,504 votes 14.11%
    • William E. "Bill" Tanner
      2,976 votes 11.98%
    • Bill Markley
      2,699 votes 10.87%
    • Rhea G. Zaks
      1,390 votes 5.60%
    • (54 Total Write-In Votes .22%)

    Member of the Governing Board; Solano County Board of Education; Trustee Area 3

    • John T. Galvan
      7,778 votes 65.93%
    • Suzanne Marino Lieban
      3,951 votes 33.49%
    • (68 Total Write-In Votes .58%)


    Member of City Council; City of Benicia (2 Elected)

    • Alan M. Schwartzman
      4,595 votes 25.98%
    • Mark Hughes
      4,460 votes 25.21%
    • Tom Campbell
      3,917 votes 22.14%
    • Dan Smith
      2,877 votes 16.26%
    • Kyle Daley
      1,801 votes 10.18%
    • (39 Total Write-In Votes .22%)

    State Propositions

    Proposition 73 Waiting Period and Parental Notification Before Termination of Minor's Pregnancy
    Fail: 3,610,475 / 47.3% Yes votes ...... 4,023,840 / 52.7% No votes
    Should the California Constitution be amended to require notification of the parent or legal guardian of an unemancipated, pregnant minor at least 48 hours before performing an abortion on the minor?

    Proposition 74 Public School Teachers. Waiting Period for Permanent Status. Dismissal
    Fail: 3,450,331 / 44.9% Yes votes ...... 4,241,972 / 55.1% No votes
    Should the probationary period for public school teachers be increased from two to five years, and should the process by which school boards can dismiss a permanent certificated employee be modified?

    Proposition 75 Public Employee Union Dues. Restrictions on Political Contributions. Employee Consent Requirement
    Fail: 3,575,521 / 46.5% Yes votes ...... 4,106,481 / 53.5% No votes
    Should public employee unions be required to obtain annual written consent from each member in order to use a portion of that member's dues for political activity?

    Proposition 76 State Spending and School Funding Limits
    Fail: 2,898,836 / 37.8% Yes votes ...... 4,775,219 / 62.2% No votes
    Should Californians make major Constitutional changes to create an additional state spending limit, grant the governor substantial new power to unilaterally reduce state spending, and revise key provisions relating to Proposition 98, school and community college funding, and transportation funding authorized by Proposition 42?

    Proposition 77 Redistricting. Initiative Constitutional Amendment
    Fail: 3,073,346 / 40.3% Yes votes ...... 4,548,276 / 59.7% No votes
    Should the California Constitution be amended to change the process of redistricting California's State Senate, State Assembly, Congressional and Board of Equalization districts, transferring the implementation of redistricting from the Legislature to a panel of three retired judges, selected by legislative leaders?

    Proposition 78 Discounts on Prescription Drugs
    Fail: 3,137,858 / 41.5% Yes votes ...... 4,421,298 / 58.5% No votes
    Should the state adopt a new state drug discount program to reduce the costs of prescription drugs for Californians at or below 300 percent of the federal poverty level?

    Proposition 79 Prescription Drug Discounts. State-Negotiated Rebates
    Fail: 2,940,106 / 39.3% Yes votes ...... 4,541,256 / 60.7% No votes
    Should the state of California create a new prescription drug discount program for residents at or below 400 percent of the federal poverty level, and change state law to make it illegal to engage in profiteering from the sale of prescription drugs?

    Proposition 80 Electric Service Providers. Regulation
    Fail: 2,532,094 / 34.4% Yes votes ...... 4,825,010 / 65.6% No votes
    Should the state expand its regulation of the electric industry?

    The order of the contests and candidates on this ballot representation is NOT necessarily the same as your county's official ballot.
    If you print and mark your choices on this page and take it to the polls instead of an official sample ballot, be very careful.

    Home || Solano Home Page || Statewide Links || About Smart Voter || Feedback || Donate to Us
    Data Created: January 28, 2006 14:45 PST
    Smart Voter <>
    Copyright © League of Women Voters of California Education Fund
    The League of Women Voters neither supports nor opposes candidates for public office or political parties.