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Sonoma, Humboldt, Mendocino, Del Norte, Trinity Counties, CA June 5, 2012 Election
Member of the State Assembly; District 2 Voter Information

A runoff will be held on 11/6/2012 between the top 2 candidates who received the most votes. The runoff will be held even if one candidate receives a majority of votes in this election.

Results as of Jul 16 4:38am, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (583/583)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Wesley Chesbro 60,414 votes 64.1%

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Member of the Assembly
Tom Lynch Click here for more information about this candidate 21,536 votes 22.9%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Father/Small Businessman
  • Husband and Father of an eight year old family is my muse, the wind in my sail for whom I want to make the world better.
  • Sonoma County Economic Development Board
  • Sonoma County Planning Commission (2011-chair
  • Iowa State University
  • Tom Lynch Construction (28 years)
  • 2008 Candidate Sonoma County Supervisor/ 2010 Candidate State Senate
  • Pension Reform---Major changes toward creating sustainable State and Local government retirement benefits.
  • Intergenerational equity---Fundamental changes to the State educational system from kindergarten to college with fiscally responsible solutions.
  • Jobs and Economic Development---Multi-faceted approach toward creating more jobs and contributors throughout the State.
Pamela Elizondo Click here for more information about this candidate 8,261 votes 8.8%
  • Party: Green
  • Occupation: Environmental Healing Consultant
  • Studied Reality Therapy 1966-present
  • Studied Sociopolitical psychology [how our government conditions us to behave], 1968-present
  • Appeared Little Hoover commission 1977, state hospital death inquiries
  • Helped ballot designation mother, father instituted 1997
  • Stop mismanagement of taxpayer's money
  • Use taxpayer's dollars only for employment, benefits, restoring Earth & Inhabitants.
  • Legalize marijuana, grow everywhere as substitute for all it's uses, stop globalwarming & the need for war.
Firenza Xuan Pini Click here for more information about this candidate 4,015 votes 4.3% Priorities:
  • Balance the budget
  • Repeal or amend unconstitutional laws
  • Limited government

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