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California State Government June 6, 2006 Election
 Smart Voter Barbara Becnel

Candidate for
Governor; Democratic Party

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Biographical Highlights
  • Occupation: Executive Director
  • Bachelor of Arts Degree, summa cum laude, in Economics at Adelphi University
  • Doctoral Program in Ecomonics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Post-graduate work at the University of Chicago as a National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow
  • Women's History Celebration Award 2006 for Social Consciousness from Contra Costa College and the American Association of University Women
  • California State Honoree 2005 Ella Hutch Award for Outstanding Leadership and Community Service issued by Black Women Organized for Political Action
  • Woman of the Year 2001 issued by the California State Legislature
Top Priorities if Elected
  • Improving California's public education system so that all children have an opportunity to achieve at high levels
  • Designing a quality and affordable healthcare system for all Californians
  • Removing race and class bias from California's criminal justice system
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