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Orange County, CA November 4, 2008 Election
United States Representative; District 48 Voter Information

Results as of Nov 26 1:08pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (590/590)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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John Campbell 171,431 votes 55.7%

  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: U.S. Representative, 48th Congressional District
Steve Young Click here for more information about this candidate 125,351 votes 40.6%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Civil Justice Attorney
  • BA University of Utah
  • JD Pepperdine University School of Law
  • Married,
  • 4 children
  • 5 grandchildren
  • Bail Out Bill's upward redistribution of wealth
  • Veterans Benefits
Don Patterson Click here for more information about this candidate 11,475 votes 3.7%
  • Party: Libertarian
  • Occupation: Real Estate Broker
  • Bachelor's Degree - Penn State University
  • Master's Degree - UCLA
  • Former President, Homeowners' Association
  • Laguna Niguel Environmental Review Board
  • Former Secretary Libertarian Party Orange County
  • Chair, Libertarian Party Orange County Southern District
  • Return to limited constitutional goverment
  • Reduce federal spending to balance the budget
  • Reduce government regulations to allow free market to function

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Project Vote-Smart

  • About the Candidates - Browse the page to find the line(s) for US House 48. Then find Biography, Campaign Finances, Issue Positions (NPAT), Special Interest Groups, and Voting Record where available.
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