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California State Government June 2, 1998 Primary

Lieutenant Governor

Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Cruz M. Bustamante 1,768,012 votes 34.1%
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  • Party: Democratic (73.2% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Lawmaker
  • Phone: 916 445-8514; Addr: 1700 L Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
Tim Leslie 831,346 votes 16.1%
  • Party: Republican (35.7% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Senator/Businessman
  • Senator/Businessman
  • VP of two commercial real estate companies
  • California State Asemblyman, 1986-91
  • Lobbyist, Co. Supervisors Assoc. of CA 1971-80
  • Consultant, Assembly Ways and Means Comm.
  • Public Admin. from Univ. of Southern CA
  • Improve education for all California school children and make California's universities mor effective
  • Maintain and develop a healthy economy
  • Provide effective leadership for all Californians
Noel Irwin Hentschel 672,807 votes 13.0%
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  • Party: Republican (28.9% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Businesswoman/Business Owner
  • Phone: 310 649-1998; Addr: 6053 West Century Boulevard, Suite 700, Los Angeles, CA 90045
Richard "Dick" Mountjoy 607,949 votes 11.8%
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  • Party: Republican (26.1% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Senator/Businessman
  • Phone: 626 446-3134; Addr: PO Box 877, Monrovia, CA 91016
Tony Miller 438,098 votes 8.5%
  • Party: Democratic (18.1% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Small Businessman/Writer
  • Co-author of Proposition 208, the Campaign Finance Reform Initiative
  • Former Acting Secretary of State
  • Former Chief Deputy State Controller and FPPC Commissioner
  • Phi Beta Kapp Graduate of UC Davis
  • Order of Coif Graduate of Boalt Hall School of Law
  • Eagle Scout
  • Meaningful Campaign Finance Reform with Reasonable Contribution and Spending Limits
  • The Best Educational System in the Country at All Levels
  • Economic Opportunity for All Without Sacrificing the Environment
Ingrid Lundberg 217,382 votes 4.2%
  • Party: Republican (9.3% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Family Business Owner
  • University of California graduate - political science major, Italian language minor
  • Master's degree in public policy from Regent University in Virginia
  • Grassroots activist for 18 years
  • Gun owner and 2nd Amendment proponent
  • California's business climate: Less regulation and taxation of business.
  • State water supply: More storage and infrastructure improvements.
  • Sustainable agriculture and food safety.
Larry K. Reed 210,434 votes 4.0%
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  • Party: Democratic (8.7% of votes in party)
  • Phone: 909 685-4398; Addr: PO Box 338, Mira Loma, CA 91752; Email: UNCORUPT@PE.NET
Sara Amir 138,635 votes 2.6%
  • Party: Green (100.0% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Environmental Scientist
  • Has worked more than 13 years for the State in the environmental protection field
  • Has led sexual harassment workshops at UCLA and for state employees
  • Iranian-American who has been active resident of Los Angeles for 17 years
  • Received Master's degree in Environmental Engineering from University of Southern California
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Economy
Thomas M. Tryon 99,015 votes 1.9%
  • Party: Libertarian (100.0% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Rancher
  • Member, Board of Supervisors Calaveras County
  • MBA University of Chicago
  • BA Economics, UC Berkeley
  • Veteran
  • Campaign Finance Reform
  • Education
  • Reduce Unnecessary Government Intrusion
Jaime Luis Gomez 71,494 votes 1.3%
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  • Party: Peace and Freedom (54.1% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Educator
  • Phone: 213 484-5437; Addr: 571 1/2 North-East Kensington Road, Los Angeles, CA 90026
Regina F. Lark 60,688 votes 1.1%
  • Party: Peace & Freedom (45.9% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Women's Studies Educator
  • Ph.D. in History, expected Fall, 1998
  • M.A./B.A. in History, CSU Northridge
  • "Woman of the Year," Commission on the Status of Women, CSU Northridge, 1992
  • "Women in Management Fellowship," University of Southern California
  • Women's Studies Coordinator, Mt. St. Mary's College, Los Angles
  • Lecturer, Los Angeles Pierce College
  • Ensure greater financial access to education for all Californians regardless of class/race background
  • Ensure equal access to reproductive health for women.
  • Create more safe-houses for women and children seeking to escape their abuses in domestic violence situations.
James J. Mangia 39,472 votes 0.7%
  • Party: Reform (100.0% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Children's Clinic Director
  • Executive Director of a free medical clinic for children
  • Volunteer Development Director, St. John's Episcopal Church Community Service Programs
  • National Secretary, Reform Party of the U.S.A.
  • Member, West Hollywood Election Reform Task Force
  • Member, House of Delegates, LIFE Lobby
  • Former Program Director, AIDS Project of the East Bay
  • Political and government reform: increasing democracy and accountability in government; term limits
  • Education reform: Creating more charter schools to return educational decisions to local communities
  • Health care reform: Break the stranglehold of the insurance lobby on healthcare policy
George M. McCoy 38,045 votes 0.7%
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  • Party: American Independent (100.0% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Businessman
  • Phone: 909 763-0146; Addr: 59975 Rimrock Canyon Road, Anza, CA 92539

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