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Orange County, CA June 2, 1998 Primary
Jim Benson

Candidate for Member of the State Assembly; District 69

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Biographical Highlights
  • Party: Reform
  • Occupation: Small Businessman
  • 1977 - 1980 Lakeview United Methodist Church Boardmember and Children's Department Director - Conneaut, OH
  • 1979 Organized Vacation Bible School with total budget of $50
  • 1984 - 1985 Sobriety Plus Board Member - Ashtabula, OH
  • 1992 Ran Campaign Office for Ross Perot from business office in Long Beach, CA
  • 1997 Delegate to the Reform Party State Convention
  • 1998 Vice Chairman of the Reform Party of Greater Orange County, CA
Top Priorities if Elected
  • DRUGS: Refocus resources to promote treatment and education. Promote policies that reduce demand and profit.
  • EDUCATION: Support the creation of magnet and charter schools. Return control of schools to parents and teachers.
  • REDEVELOPMENT: According to a recent study, $15 billion was diverted from public schools to pay bonds. Future projects must be voted on by the people.
Key Endorsements
  • Jim Mangia - California Lt. Governor Candidate - Reform Party
  • Valli Sharpe-Geisler - California Secretary of State Candidate - Reform Party
  • Larry Bales - County Assessor Candidate
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