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State of California November 2, 2010 Election
State Board of Equalization; District 1 Voter Information

Results as of Nov 30 4:33pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (6505/6505)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Betty T. Yee Click here for more information about this candidate 1,608,581 votes 63.1%

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Equalization Board Member
  • 25 years of public service experience
  • Expertise in state and local finance and tax policy
  • Master's Degree in Public Administration, Golden Gate University, San Francisco
  • B.A. Degree in Sociology, University of California, Berkeley
  • Provide high-quality, responsive service to California taxpayers
  • Rule fairly, correctly, and consistently on tax appeals matters that come before the Board
  • Serve as a responsible steward of the State's tax revenues
Kevin R. Scott Click here for more information about this candidate 793,073 votes 31.2%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Venture Capitalist
  • Advisory Board Member - Entrepreneur's Foundation
  • Board Member - Clifford School PTA
  • Partner - 3i Venture Capital (2000-2008)
  • Partner - PricewaterhouseCoopers (1990-2000)
  • MBA (finance, management policy) - Northwestern University
  • BA (Political Economics) - University of California, Berkeley
  • Pragmatism - Bring 25 years of business skills to the Board of Equalization.
  • Balance - Ensure that taxpayers and business owners are listened to and treated fairly.
  • Efficiency - Streamline decision-making process and reduce costs associated with taxpayer appeals.
Kennita Watson Click here for more information about this candidate 77,232 votes 3.0%
  • Party: Libertarian
  • Occupation: Retired Quality Engineer
  • Santa Clara County Libertarian Party Judicial Committee
  • MS, Computer Science, Stanford University
  • BS, Computer Science, MIT
  • Ensure that earmarked funds are not diverted to the General Fund
  • Ensure that legislative analysis accurately reflects expenses and income
  • Reform sales tax laws to officially allow individual tax-free trade
Sherill Borg 70,584 votes 2.7%
(This candidate has not provided any information to Smart Voter)
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Job Description

  • Serves on the Board of Equalization, California's elected tax commission, a body that:
    • Oversees the administration of over two dozen tax and fee programs including sales and use, cigarette and tobacco, alcohol and fuels tax.
    • Serves as the appellate body for California income and franchise tax cases.
    • Oversees the administration of property tax statewide.
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