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Los Angeles County, CA June 5, 2012 Election
Member of the State Assembly; District 66 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 (273/273)
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Al Muratsuchi Click here for more information about this candidate 27,360 votes 40.5%

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Prosecutor/School Boardmember
  • Deputy Attorney General, California Department of Justice, 2001 - present
  • Torrance Unified School Boardmember, 2005 - present
  • Trustee, Southern California Regional Occupation Center, 2010 - present
  • Torrance Environmental Quality and Energy Conservation Commissioner, 1999 - 2002
  • President, Torrance Sister City Association, 2004
  • Board of Directors, League of Women Voters of Torrance, 2004 - 2005
  • Look beyond partisan politics to get the state's fiscal house in order
  • Restore funding for our schools, universities, and community colleges
  • Protect our environment
Craig Huey Click here for more information about this candidate 26,298 votes 38.9%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Small Business Owner
  • Successfully owned and operated a small business through six recessions
  • Nationally recognized political commentator and marketing consultant
  • Provided training and job opportunities in Torrance for over 100 employees
  • Served on the Republican Central Committee and has been involved in South Bay politics
  • Married with five young-adult children
  • Candidate in the 2011 special election for the 36th Congressional district
  • Real hope...True change
  • Restoring the California Dream
  • Reclaiming jobs, freedom and prosperity
Nathan Mintz Click here for more information about this candidate 13,914 votes 20.6%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Aerospace Engineer
  • Vice-Chair El Camino College Boundary Review Committee
  • Leadership Committee, Californians Against Lawsuit Abuse
  • Co-Founder California Common Sense
  • Bachelors and Masters in Materials Science Engineering from Stanford University
  • 2 US Patents, 2 more patents pending
  • Make California a better place to do business by streamlining regulations, curbing lawsuit abuse and simplifying our tax code.
  • Cut wasteful spending in Sacramento by enforcing performance based budgeting, reducing the number of departments and enacting pension reform.
  • Fight for safer neighborhoods by repealing/reforming realignment policies that are releasing dangerous criminals onto the street early.

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