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San Francisco, San Mateo County, CA June 6, 2006 Election
State Senator; District 8; Democratic Party Voter Information

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Results as of Jul 13 4:04pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (612/612)
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Leland Y. Yee Click here for more information about this candidate 50,090 votes 50%

  • Occupation: Assemblymember/Child Psychologist
  • Speaker pro Tempore of the California State Assembly
  • Former Teacher and Child Psychologist
  • San Francisco School Board, 1988-1996
  • San Francisco Board of Supervisors 1996-2002
  • University of Hawaii, Ph.D.; San Francisco State University, M.A; University of California, Berkeley, B.A.
  • Legislator of the Year: CA School Nutrition Assoc., CA Psychiatric Assoc., Faculty Assoc. of CA Community Colleges, Mental Health Directors Assoc.
  • Increase funding for our schools and access to higher education
  • Expand access to healthcare for all Californians
  • Protect California's natural environment and coastal resources
Mike Nevin Click here for more information about this candidate 36,578 votes 36.5%
  • Occupation: No Ballot Designation
  • Mayor and City Councilmember, City of Daly City 1982--1992
  • President and Member, San Mateo County Board of Supervisors 1992--2004
  • Education: A solid future for our children
  • Universal Health Care in California: A safety net for you and your family
  • Transportation and Housing
Lou J. Papan Click here for more information about this candidate 13,531 votes 13.5%
  • Occupation: Former Assemblyman
  • Former Assemblyman -- represented 19th AD from 1972-86, 1996-2002
  • Chaired Rules Committee for 10 years -- longest in California History
  • former F.B.I Special Agent
  • Veteran of WWII and Korea
  • Broker, Papan Real Estate and Insurance, San Francisco, CA; Co-founder, Peninsula Bank of Commerce.
  • B.A. in Economics from Syracuse University; F.B.I. Academy;
  • Education -- insuring that our schools are fully funded, and that higher education is available to every Californian who wants it.
  • Health Care -- creating a system of Universal Health Care that provides health care to every Californian,
  • Transportation and Infrastructure -- rebuilding and retrofitting our decaying infrastructure and expanding the public transportation system

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