Shane Goldmacher is a former reporter for Capitol Weekly. He is a graduate of UC Berkeley, where he served as editor of the Berkeley Political Review.

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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
    Gov.
    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
    Treasurer
    Lockyer 54.8
    Parrish 37
    Controller
    Chiang 50.9
    Strickland 40.1
    Insur. Comm.
    Poizner 50.7
    Bustamante 38.9

    For complete election results click here.


    Gov.
    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
    Treasurer
    Parrish 56.4
    Richman 43.6
    Controller
    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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    Monday, December 12, 2005

    Superintendent of Public Instruction

    The Democrat

    Meet your current Superintendent of Public Instruction, Jack O’Connell . And now meet your next Superintendent, Jack O’Connell.

    O’Connell is the only candidate for statewide office next year that faces no opposition—either in a primary or the general election. With just short of $900,000 cash-on-hand as of June 30th, the strong backing of the powerful California Teacher’s Association, the advantage of incumbency, O’Connell’s ’06 campaign will be a publicity tour for his aspirations toward higher office.

    The Republicans

    None



    Candidate:Jack O’Connell
    Party: Democrat
    Current Job: Superintendent of Public Instruction
    Cash on Hand: $897,370.39 , as of June 30.
    Campaign website

    Comments on "Superintendent of Public Instruction"

     

    Anonymous Anonymous said ... (12:37 PM) : 

    I thought Tim Leslie was running for this seat.

    Arnold clearly doesn't really care about education if he can't find a candidate to run.

     

    Blogger Shane Goldmacher said ... (12:39 PM) : 

    Leslie does have a campaign account open. But his staff has said he does not intend to run, and so does O'Connell's.

     

    Anonymous Grant McMicken said ... (3:29 PM) : 

    Mr. O'Connell does have opposition in his campaign. My name is Grant McMicken and I plan to upset Mr. O'Connell. I am a high school mathematics teacher; I do not have a campaign chest; but I will rally the people of California behind the candidacy of a person who can think out-of-the-box to change the continual downward trend in California education.

     

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