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Alameda, Contra Costa County, CA November 4, 2008 Election
State Senator; District 9 Voter Information

Results as of Nov 26 1:08pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (626/626)
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Loni Hancock Click here for more information about this candidate 271,361 votes 77.3%

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: California Assemblywoman (2002-2008)
  • Chair, Assembly Natural Resources Committee
  • Chair, Select Committee to Bridge the Achievement Gap
  • Chair, Legislative Environmental Caucus
  • Director, Western Regional Office of the U.S. Department Education under President Clinton (1993-2002)
  • Berkeley's First Woman Mayor (1986-1993)
  • Western Regional director of ACTION under President Jimmy Carter
  • Health Care Reform: Fighting for affordable, quality universal healthcare for every Californian.
  • Environment: Making California a leader in combating climate change and developing alternative sources of clean energy.
  • Education: Working to ensure that all our children have a safe and well funded education.
Claudia Bermudez 53,197 votes 15.1%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Business Owner
Marsha Feinland Click here for more information about this candidate 26,887 votes 7.6%
  • Party: Peace and Freedom
  • Occupation: Retired Teacher
  • Retired after 25 years of teaching in California public schools
  • Served as elected commissioner on Berkeley Rent Stabilization Board, 1994-1998
  • Received teachers' union WHO award for organizing work in the Alameda Education Association, 2002
  • Stop the standardized testing mandate in the schools
  • Universal health care through a national "single payer" system without insurance company profits
  • Clean up the environment with strict controls on pollution and restoration of ecosystems

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