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Los Angeles County, CA June 3, 2008 Election
Member of the State Assembly; District 40; Democratic Party Voter Information

This contest will only appear on Democratic party ballots.

Results as of Jun 25 9:49am, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (170/170)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Bob Blumenfield Click here for more information about this candidate 10,370 votes 53.0%

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Congressman's District Director
  • Former Director of Government Affairs, Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy
  • Vice Chair, California Trust For Public Schools
  • Member, Valley Leadership Institute Board
  • Graduate, Duke University and USC Annenberg School for Communication
  • Member, California Highway Patrol Citizens Advisory Committee
  • Chair, Valley Anti-Defamation League Advisory Board
Stuart Waldman Click here for more information about this candidate 4,120 votes 21.1%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Educator
  • Chief of Staff to Assembly Speaker Bob Hertzberg
  • Army Veteran
  • Mid-Valley YMCA, Board of Managers
  • Mid Valley Community Police Council, Member
  • Grandparents as Parents, Board Member
  • Gruadate- L.A. Valley College, CSUN and Loyola Law School
  • Education
  • Transportation
  • Economy
Laurette Healey Click here for more information about this candidate 4,070 votes 20.8%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Former Deputy State Controller of California
  • Board Member, California League of Conservation Voters
  • Board Member, The Human Rights Campaign
  • Board Member, LAUSD "After the Bell" mentoring program
  • Neighborhood Council board member, Sherman Oaks
  • Member, Progressive Democrats of Los Angeles
  • Joint Venture Founder/CEO with HSN-JV, Inc.
  • Public Safety
  • Education
  • Healthcare
Dan McCrory Click here for more information about this candidate 1,011 votes 5.1%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Writer/Union Representative
  • Chapter Chair, National Writers Union (UAW 1981)
  • Former President, Communications Workers of America Local 9503
  • BA in Journalism, Cal State, Northridge
  • 35 Years in telcommunications industry
  • Single Payer Healthcare
  • Education: College & Vocational opportunities
  • Environment including cleanup of old Rocketdyne site

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