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Riverside, San Bernardino County, CA November 4, 2008 Election
Member of the State Assembly; District 65 Voter Information

Results as of Nov 26 1:08pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (580/580)
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Paul Cook 90,375 votes 53.8%

  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Assemblyman
Carl Wood Click here for more information about this candidate 77,723 votes 46.2%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Energy Analyst/Educator
  • Director, North County Fire Protection District, 1991-2000
  • California Public Utilities Commissioner, 1999-2004
  • Honoree, Ca. Black Business Association Tribute Luncheon, Nov. 3, 2004
  • National Executive Board, Utility Workers Union of America, 1987-1997
  • AARP National Policy Council member, 2006-2008
  • The Utility Reform Network (TURN) Board of Directors President, 2008
  • Education: I am committed to restoring California's educational system at all levels to the top rank in the nation.
  • Health care: I will work for comprehensive affordable single-payer health care coverage for all Californians.
  • Job creation and protection: I will work to preserve and attract stable, living-wage jobs to the Inland Empire.

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