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- Party: Democratic
- Occupation: California State Senator
- Los Angeles City Council President, 2001-2006
- B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Mechanical Engineering
- President, National Association of Latino Elected Officials (NALEO)
- Grew up in Pacoima. Husband and Dad
- State Senator - worked across party lines to pass 80 laws
- Create Jobs by making it easier to start a business.
- Restore trust in government with tough campaign finance laws to increase transparency.
- Protect voting rights for all. Register a million more voters and increase voter turnout to strengthen our democracy.
- Party: Republican
- Occupation: Educator/Institute Director
- Masters Public Policy, Pepperdine
- BA, History, George Washington University
- Public Policy Fellow, Hoover Institution
- Exec Dir, Davenport Inst for Public Engagement @ Pepperdine Univ
- Adjunct Prof, Pepperdine School of Public Policy
- 12-yr career in printing/direct mktg
- Complete statewide voter database
- Bring an "open data" approach to campaign finance database
- Make it easier and cheaper to start a small business in CA
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- As the state's chief elections officer, oversees statewide elections and provides public access to campaign and
lobbying financial information.
- Maintains certain business filings, authenticates trademarks, regulates notaries public, and enables secured
creditors to protect their financial interests.
- Preserves California's history by acquiring, safeguarding, and sharing the state's historical treasures.
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