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Placer, Sacramento County, CA June 8, 2010 Election
Member of the State Assembly; District 5; Republican Party Voter Information

This contest will only appear on Republican party ballots.

Results as of Jun 29 4:19pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (399/399)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Andy Pugno Click here for more information about this candidate 18,559 votes 44.4%

  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Small Business Owner
  • Taxpayer advocate for local families and businesses
  • Fluent in Spanish
  • Author and Chief Counsel for Prop 8
  • Former Deputy City Attorney
  • J.D. (Highest Honors) McGeorge School of Law
  • B.A. Political Science & Spanish UC Davis
  • Fiscal Responsibility
  • Public Safety
  • Education
Donald Thompson Click here for more information about this candidate 7,242 votes 17.4%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Small Business Owner
  • B.A. degrees in Theology and History
  • Real Estate License, 2001, Insurance License, 2006
  • Elected pastor of several churches.
  • President of Goodacre Tennant's Association, served as an elder in my local church
  • Voted outstanding pastor- 2 years.
  • Real Estate Performance Awards.
  • To decrease taxes, putting more money in the taxpayer's pocket.
  • To cut government spending and eliminate unnecessary government jobs.
  • To create new jobs in order to jump start our economy.
Suzanne V. Jones Click here for more information about this candidate 5,128 votes 12.3%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Attorney
  • Bachelor's in Biology/Chemistry minor California State University Sacramento
  • Law Degree, Lincoln Law School, Sacramento
  • Member CA Bar Association
  • Legal Analyst, Sac City Unififed School District, 2006-2009
  • Economic recovery for California
  • Reign in Government growth and spending - balanced budget
  • address unmet needs in education, water, power and transportation
Craig DeLuz Click here for more information about this candidate 5,015 votes 11.9%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Legislative Consultant/Businessman
  • Member, Robla School Board
  • Founder, Uncommn Sense Media Group
  • Reviving Our Economy & Job Creation
  • Restoring Acountability in Government
  • Reforming Education
Mike Edwards Click here for more information about this candidate 4,462 votes 10.6%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: School Board President
  • Trustee, Loomis Union School District, 7 years
  • B.S. Mechanical Engineering, University of Cincinnati
  • GE Healthcare Services
  • US Bank Corporate Finance
  • Creating jobs and decreasing regulation
  • Fiscal Responsibility and Government Accountability
  • Education Reform
Chad Vander Veen Click here for more information about this candidate 1,428 votes 3.4%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Writer/Editor
  • Bachelor of Arts in Government from the Univ. of Redlands 2001
  • Former commissioner, City of Folsom
  • Making California business-friendly again
  • Cutting waste and spending
  • Reducing the role of government in the lives of individuals

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