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Orange County, CA March 7, 2000 Election
Member of the State Assembly; District 72

Results as of Apr 10 2:36pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (300/300)

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Lynn Daucher 33,034 votes 33.9%

  • Party: Republican (41.9% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: City Councilwoman
  • As a member of the Brea Olinda School Board, Lynn helped raise academic performance by reducing class sizes and getting parents more involved.
  • On the Brea City Council, Lynn put a sworn police officer on high school campus to help protect students from guns, drugs and violence.
  • Crime
  • Education
  • Making Government Accountable
Bruce Matthias 28,054 votes 28.8%
  • Party: Republican (35.5% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Businessman/Foundation Trustee
  • Chief of Staff to Assem. John Lewis 1980-83
  • Leg Ass't to Congressman Bill Dannemeyer 1978-80
  • Director of Simulcasting, Santa Anita Park 1989-99
  • Trustee, Concordia University Foundation 1992-present
  • Married to Sonja Matthias, M.D.; son and daughter
  • Active member of Lutheran Church; Sunday School teacher.
  • Wants education reform that puts decision-making in local hands.
  • Believes taxes must be cut and state government reigned in.
  • Health care reform must put decisions back in the hands of patients and doctors.
Don Bankhead 17,894 votes 18.4%
  • Party: Republican (22.6% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Retired Police Captain
  • Fullerton City Councilmember
  • Improve Education
  • Maintain Local Control
  • Keep taxes down
Gangadharappa Nanjun"" Nanjundappa 15,327 votes 15.7%
  • Party: Democratic (100% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: University Professor
  • Associate Vice-President, California Faculty Association
  • Improving the quality of public education from K-University
  • Improving access and quality of healthcare for Californians
  • Make sure our schools and neighborhoods are free of gun violence
John WM Zamarra 3,153 votes 3.2%
  • Party: Natural Law (100% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Physician
  • Phone: 714-871-5200; Addr: 1001 E. Chapman Ave, Fullerton, CA 92831; Email:

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