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Los Angeles County, CA June 3, 2008 Election
State Senator; District 25; 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 (430/430)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Roderick Wright 23,447 votes 43.8%

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: State Senator's Assistant
Mervyn Dymally 18,664 votes 34.8%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: State Assemblyman
Donald L. "Don" Dear Click here for more information about this candidate 7,615 votes 14.2%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Teacher/Water Boardmember
  • Served 19 years as Mayor of Gardena
  • Now President, West Basin Water Dist.. Board
  • Region A Teacher of the Year
  • Am a L.A. County LAFCO Commissioner
  • For 24yrs. on Greater L.A. Vector Control Dist..
  • Was Dispute Resolutions Panelist for LAUSD
  • Make education my top priority
  • Continue to be beholden to no special interests
  • You will be my number one special interest
Kevin Biggers Click here for more information about this candidate 3,860 votes 7.2%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Executive Director
  • BA Speech Communications, University of Nebraska
  • Former member, California Dental Board
  • Former Deputy to Governor Gray Davis
  • Former City Councilmember
  • Former Director, African American Voter REP
  • Former Regional Director, California Democratic Party
  • Make Education and Job Training a Priority that will address the current Dropout Rate in the 25th District
  • Push for Projects that will reduce Traffic and improve our Environment
  • Work to reform Health Care in the State of California

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