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Alameda, Contra Costa County, CA June 3, 2008 Election
 Smart Voter Loni Hancock

Candidate for
State Senator; District 9; Democratic Party

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Biographical Highlights
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: California Assemblywoman (2002-2008)
  • Chair, Assembly Natural Resources Committee
  • Chair, Select Committee to Bridge the Achievement Gap
  • Chair, Legislative Environmental Caucus
  • Director, Western Regional Office of the U.S. Department Education under President Clinton (1993-2002)
  • Berkeley's First Woman Mayor (1986-1993)
  • Western Regional director of ACTION under President Jimmy Carter
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Top Priorities if Elected
  • Health Care Reform: Fighting for affordable, quality universal healthcare for every Californian.
  • Environment: Making California a leader in combating climate change and developing alternative sources of clean energy.
  • Education: Working to ensure that all our children have a safe and well funded education.
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Key Endorsements
  • California Democratic Party
  • Congresswoman Barbara Lee
  • California Teachers' Association
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Position Papers
Assemblymember Loni Hancock on the Environment: Solving our Climate Crisis, Protecting our Natural Resources
As Chair of the Natural Resources Committee for the past 3 years, Loni has helped create innovative solutions, improve standards, expand protections and adopt smarter policies that tackle the complex issues facing California's environment.
Assemblymember Loni Hancock on Education: A Record of Accomplishment
As Mayor of Berkeley, head of President Clinton's Western Regional Office of the U.S. Department of Education and a member of the Assembly Education Committee, Loni Hancock has devoted much of her career to developing public policies that support and improve public schools in the East Bay and throughout California.
Assemblymember Loni Hancock on Labor: Supporting California's Working Families
Assemblymember Loni Hancock has a strong record of supporting California's working families. She has carried critical legislation, personally negotiated on behalf of unions, and been arrested on picket lines in support of labor organizing campaigns in her district. Below is a partial list of issues Loni has worked on in support of working people and their unions.
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