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San Diego County, CA June 5, 2012 Election
Member of the State Assembly; District 78 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 (296/296)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Toni G. Atkins Click here for more information about this candidate 54,175 votes 59.8%

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: California State Assemblymember
  • Small Business Woman
  • San Diego City Council Member
  • Fix the state's structural deficit and deliver balanced, on time budgets.
  • Create and protect quality jobs.
  • Provide adequate funding for our social safety net and affordable housing.
Ralph Denney Click here for more information about this candidate 25,291 votes 27.9%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Small Business Owner
  • Raised my Son & Daughter on my own
  • Grandfather of four
  • Business Degree
  • Advanced Tax Education
  • Enrolled Agent
  • Jobs
  • Economy
  • Balanced and transparent State Budget
Robert E. Williams Click here for more information about this candidate 11,121 votes 12.3%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Attorney
  • Central Committee Member
  • Former Assistant Prosecutor
  • Graduate of NYU School of Law
  • Reduce taxes
  • Reduce regulation
  • Reform pensions

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