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California State Government June 6, 2006 Election
 Smart Voter Phil Angelides

Candidate for
Governor; Democratic Party

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Biographical Highlights
  • Occupation: Treasurer of California, 1999 - Present
  • Fought for balanced budgets and fully funded schools and cracked down on corporate fraud to protect the pensions and life savings of families
  • Invested state funds to create jobs and clean up the environment
  • Created his own business, met a payroll, and built environmentally sustainable communities. Congress for the New Urbanism's Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Former Chair, California Democratic Party
  • Graduate, Harvard University and Coro Foundation Fellow
  • Committed husband and father to three daughters
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Top Priorities if Elected
  • I will balance the budget and fully fund California's schools, rolling back tax cuts to corporations and couples earning over $500,000
  • I will fight air pollution and global warming by making California the world leader for renewable energy and clean vehicles.
  • I will lead California toward quality, affordable healthcare for all.
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Key Endorsements
  • Dianne Feinstein, Barbara Boxer, Nancy Pelosi and Fabian Nez
  • California's Teachers, Firefighers, and Police Officers
  • Sierra Club and Vote the Coast, California National Organization for Women
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Position Papers
College Opportunity for All
Phil Angelides' Five Point Plan to Open the Doors to College Wider
Teachers for Our Future
As Governor, Phil Angelides will strengthen our schools by attracting bright young people to teaching and giving teachers the support and training they need and deserve.
Clean California
The Angelides plan for reducing California's oil consumption. As Governor, Phil Angelides will set a goal to reduce California's gasoline and diesel use by 25 percent in ten years, making California the world leader in developing clean and renewable fuels.
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