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Los Angeles County, CA March 7, 2000 Election
Member of the State Assembly; District 43

Results as of Apr 10 2:36pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (198/198)

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Dario J. Frommer 18,695 votes 24.6%

  • Party: Democratic (42.7% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Attorney/College Instructor
  • Juris Doctor, University of California at Davis, 1992
  • Bachelor of Arts, Colgate University, 1985
  • Instructor in state and local government, Glendale Community College
  • Former Appointments Secretary of Governor Gray Davis
  • Chief of Staff to Democratic Party Chairman Art Torres when he was a member of the State Senate
  • Former litigator with the firm of Long & Levit specializing in government law
  • Protecting our communities from overdevelopment, pollution and noise and acquiring and preserving open space.
  • Providing law enforcement agencies with the necessary support to keep crime out of our neighborhoods.
  • Improving education by requiring properly trained instructors, reducing class size and improving instructional materials.
Craig Harry Missakian 16,256 votes 21.4%
  • Party: Republican (50.2% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Criminal Prosecutor/Attorney
  • Phone: 818-240-7432; Addr: 1146 N. Central Ave. #362, Glendale, CA 91202; Email:
Paul Krekorian 15,609 votes 20.5%
  • Party: Democratic (35.5% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Entertainment Business Attorney
  • Phone: 818-247-4410; Addr: 859 Hollywood Way, PMB #105, Burbank, CA 91505; Email:
Mark Maccarley 11,288 votes 14.7%
  • Party: Republican (34.9% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Businessman/Attorney/Instructor
John C. Hisserich 9,571 votes 12.5%
  • Party: Democratic (21.8% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Associate Vice President of Health Affairs at USC
  • 21 year Reserve Deputy Sheriff
  • Longtime Alternate Commissioner of the California Coastal Commission
  • Lincoln Heights Chamber of Commerce, Member of the Board of Directors, 1989-present
  • Affordable Quality Health Care for All Californians
  • Clean Air, Safe Drinking Water, Reducing Traffic Congestion
  • Safe Schools and Safe Neighborhoods
Liz Michael 4,857 votes 6.3%
  • Party: Republican (14.9% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Computer Manufacturing Executive
  • CEO, Analon Computers. Professional Tax Accountant. Entrepreneur. Web Designer.
  • Graduate of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Bachelor of Science in Economics, Major: Finance.
  • Three terms as Republican County Committeewoman.
  • Former chair, Libertarian House Finance Committee, Pro-Business PAC.
  • Nominee of the Republican Party for State Assembly, 1990.
  • Nominee of the Libertarian Party for U. S. Representative, 1996.
  • Supports the unrestricted right of Californians to keep and bear arms, and advocates non-compliance with gun control measures.
  • Opposes Proposition 22 as the "Jim Crow Law" of this era. It is not the business of government to forbid individuals to freely marry. Pro-gay rights.
  • Supports a drastic reduction in taxes, with the elimination of the minimum business tax, income taxes reduced to 2%, sales taxes to 5%.

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