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Monterey, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz Counties, CA
November 4, 2008 Election
State Senator; District 15
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Occupation: State Senator/Businessman
Abel ran for, and was elected to, Santa Maria City Council at the age of 26
1998 Abel took his leadership to Sacramento when he was elected to the State Assembly where he served for three terms
In 2004, Abel ran for State Senator in the 15th District and won
In 2000, Abel gave the first Spanish-only keynote speech at any Party National Convention
In 2008, Abel gave a keynote speach at the Party National Convention
Over Abel Maldonado's ten-year political career he has been named Legislator of the Year numerous times.
Top Priorities if Elected
To Build a Stronger Economy
Ensure Schools are Fully Funded
Foster Energy Independence
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