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Contra Costa, Alameda County, CA November 6, 2012 Election
Member of the State Assembly; District 15 Voter Information

Results as of Dec 3 10:07pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (336/336)
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Nancy Skinner Click here for more information about this candidate 164,929 votes 86.8%

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Member, California State Assembly
  • Received B.S. in Conservation and Resource Studies, M.A. in Education from U.C. Berkeley
  • Served as Berkeley City Councilmember 1984-1992
  • Founded the international association Local Governments for Sustainability
  • Elected to the East Bay Regional Park District Board in 2006
  • Elected State Assemblymember 2008 - served as Chair of the Assembly Natural Resources Committee and now as Chair of the Rules Committee
  • Authored and passed E-Fairness legislation requiring internet retailers to pay sales tax, bringing California up to $500 million in new revenue
  • Establishing equity in our tax system so millionaires and high profit corporations pay their fair share to fund schools and safety net services
  • Creating and maintaining jobs for Californians
  • Sustaining a healthy environment with clean air, clean water, and less reliance on fossil fuels
Eugene E Ruyle Click here for more information about this candidate 25,167 votes 13.2%
  • Party: Peace and Freedom
  • Occupation: Retired Anthropology Professor
  • Professor of Anthropology, CSU, Long Beach
  • PhD Anthropology, Columbia University (1971)
  • MA Anthropology, Yale University (1965)
  • BA Anthropology, UC. Berkeley (1963)
  • US Marine Corps, enlisted (1957-1960)
  • End the Wars & Tax the Rich. Power to the People
  • Demilitarize and Democratize the University of California
  • Protect and Restore our Mother Earth

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