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San Mateo, Santa Clara County, CA November 7, 2006 Election
Member of the State Assembly; District 21 Voter Information

2 Year Term. Salary: $113,098

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Results as of Nov 14 5:08pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (423/423)
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Ira Ruskin Click here for more information about this candidate 82,807 votes 67.4%

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: California State Assemblyman
  • Chair, Assembly Budget Subcommittee on Environmental Resources
  • Chair, Assembly Committee on Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials, 2005-06
  • Redwood City Council, 1995-2004
  • Mayor, Redwood City, 1999-2001
  • Implementing the 2006 Global Warming Solutions Act, which I co-authored
  • Fully funding education so we can provide arts, music and P.E. classes
  • Providing universal health care
Virginia Chang Kiraly Click here for more information about this candidate 40,226 votes 32.6%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Community Volunteer
  • Former Senior Director, The Nasdaq Stock Market
  • University of Texas at Austin, BA Government, Minor Economics
  • Friends of the Palo Alto Jr. Museum & Zoo, President
  • Las Lomitas PTA, President, 2005-2006; Executive Board, 2004-2007
  • Asia America MultiTechnology Association (AAMA), Board Member, 2001-2005
  • The Tech Museum of Innovation, Board Member, 2001-2005
  • Manage the cost of government
  • Improve public education
  • Provide a vibrant business environment

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Compare the candidates' answers in a televised forum State Assembly (21st District)

Oct. 3: Candidates Forum, Council Chambers, 110 E. Main St., Los Gatos 6:00-Los Gatos City Council Candidates 7:40-21st Assembly District Candidates 8:15-Santa Clara Valley Water District Runoff Candidates
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