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Riverside, San Diego County, CA November 5, 2002 Election
United States Representative; District 49 Voter Information

Results as of Nov 14 11:14am, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (518/518)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Darrell Issa 93,960 votes 77.9%
(This candidate has not responded to Smart Voter)

  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: United States Representative in Congress
  • Phone: 760-758-2453; Addr: PO Box 760, Vista, CA 92085
Karl W. Dietrich 26,757 votes 22.1%
  • Party: Libertarian
  • Occupation: Mechanical Engineer
  • BSME, University of Arizona, 1980
  • San Diego Co. resident for 18 years
  • Libertarian Party Member for 12 years
  • Repeal the $.18 / gal. Federal Gasoline Tax
  • Close all secondary alien checkpoints (Fwy. 5, 8, and 15)
  • Phase out Social Security and Medicare
Michael P "Mike" Byron (Write-in)
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: College Professor
  • PhD Political Science UC Irvine
  • MA Political Science San Diego State University
  • Member of Faculty Senate Palomar College
  • Member of Executive Board Palomar Faculty Federation (AFT/CFT local 6161)
  • Professor, Palomar College, Mira Costa College, CSU San Marcos
  • Husband of Ramona Byron
  • Ending "one dollar one vote" and replacing it with "one person one vote."
  • Energy independence based on renewable energy sources.
  • Preserving Social Security and Medicare.

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