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Santa Clara, Santa Cruz County, CA March 7, 2000 Election
United States Representative; District 15

Results as of Apr 10 2:36pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (538/538)

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Mike Honda 62,876 votes 39.3%

  • Party: Democratic (66.6% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Assemblymember/Educator
  • Supervisor, Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors 1990-1994
  • Board Member, San Jose Unified School District 1981-1990
  • Master of Arts, Education, San Jose State University
  • Bachelor of Science, Biological Sciences, San Jose State University
  • Bachelor of Arts, Spanish, San Jose State University
  • education
  • health
  • protecting a strong economy for high-tech and working families
Jim Cunneen 53,282 votes 33.3%
  • Party: Republican (86.1% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: State Assemblyman
  • Small Businessman
  • Encourage private enterprise and entrepreneurship as a way to continue our economic prosperity
  • Increase local control and innovation in our public school system to make sure all children have access to quality education
  • Take steps forward to reduce our national debt and reduce the American family's tax burden
Bill Peacock 22,499 votes 14.1%
  • Party: Democratic (23.9% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Independent Small Businessman
  • Phone: 408-225-0529; Addr: 6077 Snell Ave Box 347, San Jose, CA 95123; Email:
Dale C. Mead 8,638 votes 5.4%
  • Party: Republican (13.9% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Ebusiness Architect/Attorney
  • Nortel Networks, eBusiness Group, 1997-
  • Apple Computer, Advanced Technology Group 1989-1997
  • Webmaster/Manager, 1994-1996
  • Law Practice, Los Gatos, CA 1979-1989
  • Continues to do legal work pro bono (free) with non-profit agencies
  • Represent the high-tech and Internet interests of Silicon Valley
  • Move Housing, Transportation, and Education decision-making to local level
  • Make real progress in key social issues (e.g., abortion)
Dick Lane 3,968 votes 2.4%
  • Party: Democratic (4.2% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Professor/Businessman/Father
  • Phone: 408-924-5650; Addr: PO Box 720891, San Jose, CA 95172; Email:
Robin Parker 3,646 votes 2.2%
  • Party: Democratic (3.8% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: World Wide Knowledge Engineering Manager
  • Ph.D. and M.A., Stanford University
  • B.A. with Distinction, Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Boston University
  • At the state level served as President of the Peninsula Division of the League of California Cities.
  • Served on State Controller Gray Davis's Santa Clara County Child Support Advisory Task Force.
  • At the national level served as Vice-Chair, then Chair of the Community and Economic Development Committee of the National League of Cities.
  • Honors:Phi Beta Kappa, Ford Foundation Fellowship Award for African-Americans, Child Development Fellow, Office of Child Development, DHEW, Region IX
  • Education
  • Transportation
  • Strong Economy
Ed Wimmers 2,566 votes 1.6%
  • Party: Libertarian (100% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Computer Scientist
Connor Vlakancic 1,449 votes .9%
  • Party: Democratic (1.5% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Businessman/Marketing Manager
  • Phone: 408-483-9200; Addr: PO Box 2163, Los Gatos, CA 95031; Email:
Douglas C. Gorney 1,350 votes .8%
  • Party: Natural Law (100% of votes in party)
  • Occupation: Writer and Teacher
  • Phone: 510-547-6643; Addr: 5909 Margarido Drive, Oakland, CA 94618; Email:

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