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  • Schwarzenegger targets the 'ElimiDate Voter'
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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, June 21, 2006

    Guns don't kill jobs, bills do

    The Chamber of Commerce has released their annual job-killers bill list this year. You can find the full list here.

    The list is long. Two interesting bills of note are AB 32, Fran Pavley's green house gas bill, which is one of the biggest pieces of environmental this year, and SB 1379, authored by Senate leader Don Perata.

    SB 1379 is Perata's biomonitoring bill and is a pet favorite of the pro tem.

    AB 1835 (Lieber; D-Mountain View)/SB 1162 (Cedillo; D-Los Angeles) Automatic Minimum Wage Increases
    AB 1884 (Chu; D-Monterey Park) Unemployment Insurance Compensation Benefits
    AB 2209 (Pavley; D-Agoura Hills) Unemployment Insurance Benefit Expansion
    SB 300 (Kuehl; D-Santa Monica) Leave Law Abuse
    SB 840 (Kuehl; D-Santa Monica) Government-Run Health Care
    SB 1414 (Migden; D-San Francisco) Health Care Tax
    AB 32 (Núñez; D-Los Angeles/Pavley; D-Agoura Hills) Halts Economic Growth
    AB 1101 (Oropeza; D-Long Beach) Ports; Regulatory Complexity
    AB 1528 (Jones; D-Sacramento) Halts Economic Growth
    AB 1899 (Wolk; D-Davis) Halts Economic Growth
    AB 2202 (Saldaña; D-San Diego) Limits Technology
    AB 2641 (Coto; D-San Jose) Halts Economic Growth
    SB 44 (Kehoe; D-San Diego) Affordable Housing Development Impediment
    SB 646 (Kuehl; D-Santa Monica) Water Discharge Fee
    SB 764 (Lowenthal; D-Long Beach) Ports: Goods Movement Cost Increase
    SB 1368 (Perata; D-Oakland) Increases the Cost of Electricity
    SB 1523 (Alarcón; D-San Fernando Valley) Regulatory Hurdles s
    SB 1205 (Escutia; D-Norwalk) Punitive Regulation
    SB 1252 (Florez; D-Shafter) Resource Regulation
    SB 1379 (Perata; D-Oakland) Biomonitoring
    AB 1012 (Nation; D-San Rafael) Fuel Mandate
    SB 1675 (Kehoe; D-San Diego) Increases Gas Prices
    AB 581 (Klehs; D-Castro Valley) New Reason to Sue
    SB 109 (Ortiz; D-Sacramento) Excessive Litigation
    SB 1489 (Ducheny; D-San Diego) Government Agency Potential Harassment of Employers
    AB 1177 (Chan; D-Oakland) Tax Increase
    AB 1766 (Dymally; D-Compton)/SB 1008 (Ducheny; D-San Diego/Machado; D-Linden) Tax Increase
    AB 2442 (Klehs; D-Castro Valley) Gas Tax Increase
    AB 2829 (Ridley-Thomas; D-Los Angeles) Tax Increase
    SB 760 (Lowenthal; D-Long Beach) Ports: Goods Movement Cost Increase

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