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California State Government June 6, 2006 Election
Secretary of State; Democratic Party Voter Information

You can vote in this contest only if registered in the Democratic party, or as "Decline to State" requesting a Democratic ballot at your polling location.

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Results as of Jul 13 4:04pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (23124/23124)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Debra Bowen Click here for more information about this candidate 1,316,507 votes 60.9%

  • Occupation: State Senator
  • Chair, Senate Elections and Reapportionment Committee
  • State Assemblymember 1992-1998
  • Ensure our voting systems are accurate and secure by introducing strict auditing requirements so that every vote is counted as it was cast.
  • Improve disclosure of campaign contributions to candidates and ballot initiatives so people can easily track how the money flows in politics.
  • Register every eligible voter, encourage every voter to participate on Election Day and ensure that every vote is counted accurately.
Deborah V. Ortiz Click here for more information about this candidate 847,386 votes 39.1%
  • Occupation: State Senator
  • Chair of Senate Health Committee
  • Elected to State Senate in November 1998
  • Elected to the Assembly in November 1996
  • Elected to the Sacramento City Council in 1993
  • Born and raised in Sacramento, attended the University of California at Davis and graduated from McGeorge School of the Law
  • Inspire public's confidence in the integrity of our electoral system
  • Ensure security and accuracy of our voting systems
  • Increase participation of all eligible voters

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