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Orange County, CA November 17, 2009 Election
State Assembly Member; District 72 Voter Information

Term Ending 2010.

If any candidate receives a majority of all votes cast at the special primary election he or she shall be declared elected and the special general election shall not be held.

If no candidate receives a majority of votes cast at the special primary election, the name of the candidate of each qualified political party who receives the most votes cast for all candidates of that party shall be placed on the special election ballot as the candidate of that party. (E.C. 10706)

Results as of Nov 23 8:59am

One winner from each party goes to runoff on 1/12/2010

Candidates (Vote for 1)

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Chris Norby 14,946 votes 37.4%

  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Orange County Supervisor
John MacMurray Click here for more information about this candidate 10,776 votes 26.9%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Public School Teacher
  • Junior High School Teacher
  • Married since 1976 to Ida Maldonado MacMurray
  • Three grown sons, three grandkids
Priorities:
  • Adequate resources for our public schools
  • Protecting and encouraging jobs and small businesses
  • Open spaces and a healthy environment
Linda Ackerman 7,826 votes 19.6%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Independent Businesswoman
Richard Faher Click here for more information about this candidate 5,312 votes 13.3%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Businessman Private Sector
  • Software Applications Consultant - 25 years
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Central Michigan University 1984
  • United States Air Force Veteran
  • Associate in Applied Science, Community College of the Air Force 1981
Priorities:
  • Part Time Legislature
  • More Jobs
  • Lower Taxes
Jane Rands Click here for more information about this candidate 1,126 votes 2.8%
  • Party: Green
  • Occupation: Systems Engineer
  • BS Computer Science, Cal Poly Pomona
  • Liaison to the Secretary of State, Green Party of California
  • Treasurer, Green Party of Orange County
  • Bicycle Users' Subcommitte, Fullerton
  • Former County Council Member, GPOC
Priorities:
  • Sustainable Water Plan for the State
  • Single Payer Healthcare
  • Restore Funding to K - 12 and state Colleges and Universities

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