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Hal Plotkin


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Date Party Office Votes Result
11-02-1993 Democratic SD-11 18095 Loss
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Candidate Biography:

Hal Wayne Plotkin
Born: September 14, 1957
Married: Loren Stein
Child: Keira 

1986-2003: “Public Eye” contributor, San Jose Metro
1988: Founding Editor, Marketplace
1994-1996: Member, California State Economic Strategy Panel (appointed by Willie Brown)
1994: Senior Fellow, World Economic Development Congress
1999-2001: Silicon Valley Correspondent,
Previous: Member, Santa Clara County Commission on Youth
2003-2009: Member, Foothill and De Anza Community College District Board of Trustees
2009: Early Primary Candidate for AD-21 in 2010 (Withdrew)
2009-Present: Senior Policy Adviser, Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter

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