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California State Government November 2, 2010 Election
United States Senator Voter Information

Results as of Nov 30 4:33pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (24845/24845)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Barbara Boxer Click here for more information about this candidate 5,208,389 votes 52.2%

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: United States Senator
  • U.S. House, 1983-93
  • Marin County Board of Supervisors, 1977-83
  • Brooklyn College, B.A. 1962
  • Create jobs with investment in transportation and clean energy
  • End tax breaks for companies that ship jobs overseas and give those breaks to small business and the middle class
  • Protect our environment and health
Carly Fiorina Click here for more information about this candidate 4,209,812 votes 42.2%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Business Executive
  • Chairman of the Board, Technology Policy Institute
  • External Advisory Board, Central Intelligence Agency
  • Advisory Committee for Transformational Diplomacy, Department of State
  • Defense Business Board, Department of Defense
  • Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Hewlett-Packard
  • Consumer Products President, Lucent Technologies
  • Economic Growth: Create jobs for Californians, lower taxes and reduce the burden of onerous regulations.
  • Fiscal Restraint: Control spending, cut waste and reduce the debt.
  • Government Accountability: Implement transparency in the budgeting and legislative process, reform or terminate failing government programs.
Gail K. Lightfoot Click here for more information about this candidate 174,671 votes 1.8%
  • Party: Libertarian
  • Occupation: Retired Nurse
  • Diploma in Nursing
  • Certified PHN
  • Certified in ICU, CCU, MICU, IV Therapy
  • Certified for venous and arterial blood draws
  • College credits in Gen Ed, PolSc, Early Childhood Education
  • State LP Chair, So. Vice Chair and Sec
  • Balance the budget and pay off the deficit
  • Improve medical care and benefits to veterans
  • Create an insurance plan for small investors and home mortgages
Marsha Feinland Click here for more information about this candidate 134,729 votes 1.4%
  • Party: Peace and Freedom
  • Occupation: Retired Teacher
  • Alameda Unified School District
  • Klamath-Trinity Joint Unified School District
  • Oakland Public Schools
  • Commissioner, Berkeley Rent Stabilization Board, 1994-1998
  • A single system of free health care for everyone
  • A real stimulus plan that gives people well paying jobs building things we need, not another subsidy for banks.
  • Immediate withdrawal of all troops, advisors and contractors from Iraq and Afghanistan
Duane Roberts Click here for more information about this candidate 127,854 votes 1.2%
  • Party: Green
  • Occupation: Community Volunteer
  • Community activist involved in issues ranging from affordable housing, police brutality, immigrant rights, and accountability of public officials.
  • In 1997, was awarded a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminology, Law, and Society from the University of California, Irvine.
  • In 2000, ran for a seat on the Anaheim Union High School District Board of Trustees winning approximately 7,129 votes.
  • Former publisher of the Orange Coast Voice, a monthly community newspaper that circulated 15,000 copies in the Huntington Beach area.
  • Elected three times to serve on the Board of Trustees of the Unitarian Universalist Church in Anaheim.
  • Create a single-payer "Medicare-for-all" type system to ensure everybody has access to the low cost, high quality health care they need.
  • Repeal all federal laws that prohibit marijuana and hemp from being used for medicinal, recreational, and industrial purposes.
  • Immediately withdraw U.S. troops from Iraq and Afghanistan to pay for tuition-free public university education for every high school graduate.
Edward C. "Ed" Noonan Click here for more information about this candidate 125,154 votes 1.2%
  • Party: American Independent
  • Occupation: Computer Store Owner
  • 2002 Candidate Secretary of State
  • 2006 Candidate - Governor
  • 2006-2008 State Party Chair AIP
  • Investigate to see if we have a Natural Born Citizen as President
  • Repeal all bills that have been signed by a false President
  • Restore our Dead Constitution if headed by a bogus President
James E. Harris (Write-in)
(This candidate has not provided any information to Smart Voter)
Jerry Leon Carroll (Write-in)
(This candidate has not provided any information to Smart Voter)
Connor Vlakancic (Write-in)
(This candidate has not provided any information to Smart Voter) Hans J. Kugler (Write-in)
(This candidate has not provided any information to Smart Voter)
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  • One of two Senators who represent California's interests in United States Senate.
  • Proposes and votes on new national laws.
  • Votes on confirming federal judges, U.S. Supreme Court Justices, and many high-level presidential appointments to civilian and military positions.
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