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San Diego County, CA June 5, 2012 Election
Member of the State Assembly; District 76 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 (216/216)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Rocky J. Chavez Click here for more information about this candidate 25,143 votes 38.8%

  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Retired Marine Colonel
  • California Under-Secretary of Veterans Affairs
  • Oceanside City Councilman 2002-2009
  • Marine from 1973-2001 (served in all four divisions around world)
  • Legion of Merit, Defense Meritorious Service Medal
  • Graduate Air War College, Armed Forces Staff College
  • BA in English from California State University, Chico
  • Economic Development/Jobs
  • Education
  • Veterans
Sherry Hodges Click here for more information about this candidate 21,100 votes 32.6%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Principal Legislative Director
  • Chief of Staff, Assemblywoman Diane Harkey, former
  • San Diegutio Union High School Board Member, former
  • Encinitas Crime Commission, former
  • OC Transportation Committee, former
  • 1995 Women of the Year, Assemblyman Howard Kaloogian
  • CA Women's Leadership Assn., State Board Member
  • Job-Creation: Reduce taxes, fees and regulations to promote job-growth, recruit and retain businesses.
  • Fiscal Reform: Balance the budget, cut wasteful spending, create reserves, reform the state pension system.
  • Education: Protect education funding, improve K-12 standards, increase tech and vocational programs in higher education.
Farrah Douglas Click here for more information about this candidate 18,570 votes 28.7%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Businesswoman/Council Member
  • Business owner for 22 years, creating jobs, paying taxes
  • Carlsbad Council Member and the city's top vote getter
  • Past-Chair of Carlsbad Planning Commission
  • Past-Chair of the Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce
  • Recepient of SD Business Journal: Women Who Mean Business Award
  • Member of San Diego State University's Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
  • Creating private sector jobs in California. Thousands of well-paying jobs are lost to other states.
  • Reducing regulations, fees and taxes on businesses so they can thrive and revitalize our economy
  • Fixing our education system. California is at the bottom of the list. We are not producing our future workforce and industry leaders.

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