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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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    Thursday, July 20, 2006

    Signed, sealed and made into law

    The governor signed the following bills today. And, even in California, sometimes GOP bills make it into law. In fact, the majority of bills signed today (8-7-1) were Republican.

    AB 1203 by Assemblymember Gene Mullin (D-South San Francisco) - Manufactured housing: sales.
    AB 1781 by Assemblymember Dennis Mountjoy (R-Monrovia) - Highways: victim signs.
    AB 1787 by Assemblymember Rebecca Cohn (D-Saratoga) - Protective orders: service.
    AB 1834 by Assemblymember Bonnie Garcia (R-Cathedral City) - The California Date Commission.
    AB 2042 by Assemblymember Todd Spitzer (R-Orange) - Trustees: removal.
    AB 2083 by Assemblymember Juan Vargas (D-San Diego) - Emergency medical services: automatic external defibrillators.
    AB 2126 by Assemblymember Ted Lieu (D-Torrance) - Enforcement of judgments.
    AB 2164 by Assemblymember Jay La Suer (R-La Mesa) - Local law enforcement: supplemental services.
    AB 2236 by Assemblymember Ira Ruskin (D-Redwood City) - Los Trancos County Water District.
    AB 2257 by Committee on Business and Professions - Psychologists: records retention.
    AB 2439 by Assemblymember Johan Klehs (D-San Leandro) - Taxation: refunds: direct deposit.
    AB 2559 by Assemblymember John J. Benoit (R-Palm Desert) - Vehicles: driving under the influence: manslaughter.
    AB 2615 by Assemblymember Van Tran (R-Garden Grove) - Information relating to victims of sex offenses.
    AB 2648 by Assemblymember Barbara Matthews (D-Tracy) - Pesticides.
    AB 2705 by Assemblymember Todd Spitzer (R-Orange) - Victims of crime: information card.
    AB 2885 by Assemblymember George Plescia (R-San Diego) - Medi-Cal: benefits: prescribed drugs.

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