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San Diego County, CA April 11, 2006 Election
Member of Congress; California; Congressional District 50 Voter Information

To fill seat vacated by the resignation of Randy "Duke" Cunningham. If no candidate receives over 50% of votes cast, a run-off election will be held with the top candidate from each party. If necessary, the run-off election will be consolidated with the regular Primary Election on June 6. The winner from this election will serve the remainder of the current term that expires January 3, 2007.

Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Francine P Busby Click here for more information about this candidate 60,010 votes 43.7%

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Trustee, Cardiff School Board
  • Past President, Cardiff Education Foundation
  • Wife, Mother, Community Leader
  • Founder, Casa Theresa Central Guild
  • Restore Honesty and Integrity to Congress
  • Reduce the Cost of Health Care
  • Implement Comprehensive Immigration Policy
Brian P. Bilbray Click here for more information about this candidate 20,952 votes 15.3%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Immigration Reform Consultant
  • Former Member of Congress
  • Former San Diego County Supervisor
  • Former Mayor and City Councilman
  • Co-Chairman, Federation for American Immigration Reform
  • Secure our Nation's Borders and STOP Illegal Immigration
  • Balance the Federal Budget, Reduce Government Spending
  • End the Closed Door "Earmarking" process
Eric Roach Click here for more information about this candidate 19,891 votes 14.5%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Businessman
  • Attended Brigham Young University
  • Attended Pepperdine Executive MBA Program
  • Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Lombard Brokerage
  • Pioneered technology for online trading
  • Executive Vice President, Direct Business Division, Morgan Stanley
  • Altiris, Inc., Member, Board of Directors
  • Stop the influence of lobbyists! Restore trust and confidence in government & attack the politics of greed.
  • Secure Our Borders and Ports! End illegal immigration! No Amnesty
  • Cut waste in Government. Eliminate 'earmarks' and 'pork spending'. Abolish the federal gasoline tax!
Howard Kaloogian Click here for more information about this candidate 10,207 votes 7.4%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Charitable Trust Attorney
  • State Assemblyman (R-Escondido) (1994-2000)
  • Founder and Chairman, Recall Gray Davis Committee
  • Co-Founder and Chairman, Move America Forward
  • Chairman, Defend Reagan Committee
  • Secure our borders
  • Promote fiscal responsibility by balancing the budget and cutting spending
  • Support our troops and the War on Terrorism
Bill Morrow Click here for more information about this candidate 7,369 votes 5.4%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: California State Senator
  • California State Assemblyman
  • Marine Corps Prosecutor
  • Minuteman
  • Jessica's Law Legislative Co-Sponsor
  • Pro-Life PAC Legislator of the Year
  • "A+" Rating - NRA
  • End the Illegal Immigration Crisis
  • Enact the Harshest Sentences Against Child Sex Offenders
  • Eliminate Wasteful Government Spending & Cut Taxes
Alan Uke Click here for more information about this candidate 5,477 votes 4.0%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Business Owner
  • Founder and Former President of the Midway Naval Museum in San Diego
  • Former President of San Diego Taxpayers' Association
  • Vice-Chair of the Desert Pacific Council of the Boy Scouts of America
  • Former President of the North County Council on Aging
  • Entrepreneur of the Year by the Entrepreneur Institute and the County Board of Supervisors
  • Recipient of Dr. Lutz Award for Lifetime Service to the Senior Community
  • Strenghten the Economy, Oppose Higher Taxes, and Stop Over-Spending
  • Secure our Borders to Stop Illegal Immigration
  • Remain Strong on the War on Terror
Richard Earnest Click here for more information about this candidate 2,957 votes 2.2%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Business Entrepreneur
  • BS, Engineering, US Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md.
  • MS, Management, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA.
  • President VM Software, Inc.
  • CEO, Peregrine Systems
  • Co-founder, past Chairman, International Forum for Corporate Directors, San Diego
  • Mayor & City Councilman, Del Mar, CA 1996-2004
  • Setting a Higher Standard of Integrity and Rebuilding Trust in Congress
  • Removing the Restrictions on Federal Funding for Stem Cell Research
  • Ending our Legacy of Debt by Controlling Federal Spending
Bill Hauf Click here for more information about this candidate 2,207 votes 1.6%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Business Owner
  • B.A. Economics, Iona College, New Rochelle, NY
  • MBA, Cal State Long Beach
  • YMCA Board of Directors
  • President, San Diego highway Association 1993 and 1997
  • Cleaning up Congress
  • Reform Immigration
  • Securing our Homeland
Scott Turner Click here for more information about this candidate 2,041 votes 1.5%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Motivational Speaker
  • Associate Pastor at Morning Star Christian Church in Carmel Valley
  • 9 Year NFL Veteran
  • Congressional Intern with Congressman Duncan Hunter
  • University of Illinois Alum, BA Speech Communications, Working on Masters in Human Resource Development
  • Maintain Strong National Defense
  • Secure and Strengthen the Border..Stop Illegal Immigration
  • Develop our Youth, Promote Traditional Famliy Values, Protect the Unborn
Chris Young Click here for more information about this candidate 1,808 votes 1.3%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Retired Bank Executive
  • 6th generation San Diego native
  • Married 23 years to husband, Jeff
  • Two children
  • BA, Summa Cum Laude, Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Graduating from law school in April 2006 with juris doctor degree
  • Law clerk for US Attorney's Office and Los Angeles County Office of Independent Review
  • Creating leadership that unites "red states" and "blue states" into red, white and blue states!
  • National security, Affordable Healthcare and Improved Education through Proper Border Enforcement
  • Common Values and Common Sense for San Diego
William Griffith Click here for more information about this candidate 1,111 votes 0.8%
  • Occupation: Father/Math Teacher
  • MA, Ed. Admin. - CSUDH/SDSU ('92)
  • Law School, 3 years
  • BA, Economics - CSULB ('84)
  • Disabled Veteran (service-connected, 50% - training injury while at West Point)
  • US Military Academy, West Point (Class of 1978))
  • LIMITED Federal government, in compliance with Constitutional principles, will be my primary focus as a member of the House of Representatives.
  • Illegal Immigration must be stopped, the FTAA must be defeated, and the U.S. MUST withdraw from the UnitedNations - and banish it from our shores.
  • Energy independence is vital to our national and fiscal security. Production of new fuels and technologies should be the "To the moon" for our time.
Victor E. Ramirez Click here for more information about this candidate 912 votes 0.7%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Retired Judge
  • Current Private Legal Practice: Arbitrations, Mediations, Public Advocacy
  • Prior Private Legal Practice: Civil, Real Estate, and Criminal Defense
  • Founder/Organizing Chairman of Board of Directors of Hidden Valley National Bank, a publicly-traded corporation
  • Campaign Reform: No fund raising! Personal expenditures under $5,000
  • Working for the good of ALL residents in the 50th Congressional District
  • Anticorruption, pro-integrity leadership with respectful cooperation
Paul King Click here for more information about this candidate 819 votes 0.6%
  • Party: Libertarian
  • Occupation: Small Business Owner
  • small business owner
  • Tax fighter
  • To get the politicians out of Washington and back to their district.
  • Make our legislature read the bills before they can vote on them.
  • Change "use it or lose it" budgeting to "save it and keep it"
Jeff M Newsome Click here for more information about this candidate 574 votes 0.4%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Highway Patrol Sergeant
  • Bachelors Degree in Business Administration
  • Big Bear City Community Services District Director
  • Five time Mothers Against Drunk Drivers Award winner (for exceptional enforcement
  • US Navy Submarine Service veteran 1979-1985
  • CA. Army National Guard Tank Commander
  • Immigration reform
  • Development of domestic energy production and energy jobs
  • Welfare reform
Scott Orren Click here for more information about this candidate 345 votes 0.3%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Military Defense Consultant
  • Retired Navy Veteran
  • Business-owner
  • Personal Priorities - faith, family, country
  • Stopping Illegal Immigration and Government Financial Support of Illegal Immigrants
  • Balancing the Federal Budget
  • Congressional Ethics Reform
Delecia Holt Click here for more information about this candidate 261 votes 0.2%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Intelligence Security Analyst
  • Helped to make Jessica's law a realtiy and will make it national law when I go to Congress
  • Immigration Reformist and Border Security Specialist
  • Homeland Security Analyst and Statitsical Researcher,
  • Military Personnel and Veterans Advocate
  • Child and Family Advocate, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Counselor
  • Author, Business Owner, Real Estate Investor
  • Secure our Borders and STOP illegal immigration, it's unconstitutional.
  • Congressional Ethics Reform begins with me - NO salary for 1st year, Social Security, Medicare & Healthcare Reform & BALANCE the Federal Budget
  • Provide better pay & pensions for our military, police, & border patrol, etc. why aren't we paying them $160,000/year?
William Charles "Bill" Boyer, IV Click here for more information about this candidate 204 votes 0.1%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Businessman
  • Director of Sales-AudioQuest
  • Regional Manager-Tweeter Home Entertainment
  • Consultant Vista Councils and Gerson-Lehrman
  • District Manager-Circuit City
  • 32 years in Sales and Retail Management
  • Secure the Border/Immigration Reform
  • Health Care; Affordable Access
  • Congressional Ethics Reform
Milton Gale 58 votes 0.0%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Retired Ship Inspector

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