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Alameda County, CA June 6, 2006 Election
Member of the State Assembly; District 16; 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.

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Results as of Jul 13 4:04pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (281/281)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Sandre R. Swanson Click here for more information about this candidate 25,915 votes 43.1%

  • Occupation: Trustee, Alameda County Employee's Retirement Association
  • Former Chief of Staff to Congresswoman Barbara Lee
  • District Director & Senior Policy Advisor to Congressman Ron Dellums
  • Chairman and Trustee, Alameda County Pension Board
  • Chairman, Civil Service Commission
  • Vice-Chairman and Commissioner, Base Reuse & Redevelopment Authority
  • Full-Service Schools, Libraries and Preschools
  • Universal Health Care
  • Job Creation and Reducing Crime
John Russo Click here for more information about this candidate 21,160 votes 35.2%
  • Occupation: Oakland City Attorney
  • League of California Cities - Past President
  • Oakland Councilmember
  • Healthcare
  • Education
  • Healthy Neighborhoods
Ronnie Gail Caplane Click here for more information about this candidate 7,451 votes 12.4%
  • Occupation: School Board Member
  • Commissioner, Worker's Compensation Appeals Board
  • Assemblymember Wilma Chan's "Woman of the Year" Award Recipient
  • Board Member, National Women's Political Caucus, Alameda North
  • Widely published columnist and writer
  • Restoring California schools to the gold standard in public education
  • Creating a universal health care system in California
  • Making our streets safe for all Californians
Tony Daysog 5,645 votes 9.3%
  • Occupation: Alameda City Councilmember

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Broadcast of League of Women Voters of Alameda Candidates Forum: State Assembly District #16 and Propositions 81 & 82

  • Date: Monday June 5
    Time: 6 PM
    Station: Alameda TV 31
    Co-Sponsors: AAUW & Isle City Business and Professional Women
League of Women Voters Candidates Forums
  • State Assembly District #16; Alameda County Board of Education Area 1; Propositions 81 & 82
    Dae: Thursday, May 18
    Time: 7:30 PM
    Location: Piedmont City Hall
    Sponsor: LWV Piedmont
  • State Assembly District #16 Candidates; Propositions 81 & 82; Peralta Measure A
    Date: Tuesday May 23
    Time: 7 PM
    Location: Harbor Bay Community Center, 3195 Mecartney Rd., Alameda (turn right from Mecartney to Long's parking lot and left to back parking area)
    Sponsor: LWV Alameda
Rebroadcast of LWV Piedmont Forum of 5/18/06
  • Monday, June 5 and Tuesday, June 6/06 at
    6:30 AM
    1 PM
    KCOM, Cable Channel 27 in Piedmont
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