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  • 1A: 76.9-23.1
    1B: 61.3-38.7
    1C: 57.4-42.6
    1D: 56.6-43.4
    1E: 64-36
    83: 70.6-29.4
    84: 53.7-46.3
    85: 45.9-54.1
    86: 48-52
    87: 45.2-54.8
    88: 23-77
    89: 25.5-74.5
    90: 47.6-52.4

    U.S. Sen.
    Feinstein 59.7
    Mountjoy 34.9
    Schwarzenegger 55.8
    Angelides 39.2
    Lt. Gov
    Garamendi 49.5
    McClintock 44.9
    Atty. Gen.
    Brown 56.7
    Poochigian 37.9
    Sec. of state
    Bowen 48.5
    McPherson 44.7
    Lockyer 54.8
    Parrish 37
    Chiang 50.9
    Strickland 40.1
    Insur. Comm.
    Poizner 50.7
    Bustamante 38.9

    For complete election results click here.

    Angelides 48.2
    Westly 43.1
    Lt. Gov
    Garamendi 42.9
    Speier 39.3
    Figueroa 17.8
    Atty. Gen.
    Brown 63.2
    Delgadillo 36.8
    Sec. of state
    Bowen 61.1
    Ortiz 38.9
    Parrish 56.4
    Richman 43.6
    Democratic primary
    Chiang 53.4
    Dunn 46.6
    Republican primary
    Strickland 40.9
    Maldonado 36.9
    Insur. Comm.
    Bustamante 70.5
    Kraft 29.5
    Supt. of Schools
    O'Connell 52.5, avoids run-off

    For complete election results click here.

    73: 47.4-52.6
    74: 45-55
    75: 46.6-53.4
    76: 38-62
    77: 40.5-59.5
    78: 41.5-58.5
    79: 38.9-61.1
    80: 34.3-65.7

    For complete election results click here.

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    Wednesday, October 05, 2005

    More Vetoes, More Signings

    A flurry of bill activity today:

    SB 131 by Senator Wes Chesbro (D-Arcata) - Medi-Cal: federally qualified health centers and rural health clinics: reimbursement rates.
    SB 615 by Senator Liz Figueroa (D-Fremont) - Cervical cancer.
    SB 661 by Senator Carole Migden (D-San Francisco) - Public postsecondary education: California State University: California Student Athlete Fair Opportunity Act of 2005.
    SB 707 by Senator Christine Kehoe (D-San Diego) - Before and after school programs.
    SB 776 by George C. Runner (R-Antelope Valley) - Health care districts: mortgage insurance, loans, credit.
    SB 854 by Senator Roy Ashburn (R-Bakersfield) - Community learning centers.
    SB 954 by Senator Liz Figueroa (D-Fremont) - Information technology goods and services: procurement.
    SB 959 by Senator Christine Kehoe (D-San Diego) - San Diego Metropolitan Transit Development Board.
    SB 967 by Senator Dean Florez (D-Shafter) - Local agency formation.
    SB 1102 by Senator Dennis Hollingsworth (R-Murrieta) - Disaster response.
    AB 137 by Committee on Budget - Public resources.
    AB 216 by Assemblymember Jenny Oropeza (D-Long Beach) - Administration of
    transportation funds.
    AB 296 by Assemblymember Gloria Negrete McLeod (D-Chino) - Hepatitis C.
    AB 304 by Assemblymember Loni Hancock (D-Berkeley) - Building standards: reconstruction.
    AB 587 by Assemblymember Gloria Negrete McLeod (D-Chino) - Public employees: health benefits.
    AB 747 by Assemblymember Sam Blakeslee (R-San Luis Obispo) - State excluded employees: catastrophic leave.
    AB 889 by Assemblymember Ira Ruskin (D-Redwood City) - Weights and measures.
    AB 897 by Assemblymember Joe Coto (D-San Jose) - Braille standards.
    AB 901 by Assemblymember Mark Ridley-Thomas (D-Leimert Park) - Covered loans.
    AB 1045 by Assemblymember Dario Frommer (D-Los Feliz) - Payers' Bill of Rights: procedure charges.
    AB 1065 by Assemblymember Barbara Matthews (D-Tracy) - Kitchen grease: transporters.
    AB 1143 by Assemblymember Bill Emmerson (R-Redlands) - Dentistry.
    AB 1158 by Assemblymember Sally Lieber (D-Mountain View) - Civil procedure.
    AB 1170 by Assemblymember Joe Canciamilla (D-Pittsburg) - San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District: seismic retrofit work: joint use agreements.
    AB 1194 by Assemblymember Jenny Oropeza (D-Long Beach) - Entertainment: emergency exits.
    AB 1386 by Assemblymember John Laird (D-Santa Cruz) - Dentistry: oral conscious sedation.
    AB 1438 by Assemblymember Simon Salinas (D-Salinas) - Local agencies: open meetings.
    AB 1497 by Assemblymember Joe Baca Jr. (D-Rialto) - Government real property.
    AB 1610 by Assemblymember Lois Wolk (D-Davis) - Charter schools.
    AB 1655 by Assemblymember Jerome E. Horton (D-Inglewood) - Public postsecondary education: fees and tuition: waiver: survivors of deceased law enforcement and firefighting personnel.
    AB 1712 by Assemblymember Loni Hancock (D-Berkeley) - Domestic violence.
    AB 1753 by Committee on Governmental Organization - Gambling.
    AB 1772 by Committee on Public Employees, Retirement and Social Security - Classified school employees.

    SB 657 by Senator Martha M. Escutia (D-Whittier) - Instructional materials. Click here for veto message.
    SB 735 by Senator Tom Torlakson (D-Antioch) - Trespass. Click here for veto message.
    AB 481 by Assemblymember Ronald Calderon (D-Montebello) - Repossessors. Click here for veto message.
    AB 1097 by Assemblymember Gene Mullin (D-South San Francisco) - School facilities: lease-leaseback contracts. Click here for veto message.

    The Governor has received 961 bills in the 2005 legislative session. He has taken action on 673 bills - signing 561 and vetoing 112, according to the press release

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