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Betty Karnette


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CA Blue Book (2000)
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-03-1992 Democratic AD-54 78400 Win
11-08-1994 Democratic AD-54 55628 Loss
11-05-1996 Democratic SD-27 126582 Win
11-07-2000 Democratic SD-27 157577 Win
11-02-2004 Democratic AD-54 89987 Win
11-07-2006 Democratic AD-54 69890 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: September 13, 1931 in Paducah, Kentucky
Married: Richard (d. 2016)
Child: Mary
Died: September 8, 2021 in Long Beach, CA

2009: Early Candidate for Superintendent of Public Instruction in 2010 (Withdrew)

  • LEGISLATION: Author of SB 49 (1997) requiring the Secretary of State to develop and implement an on-line filing and disclosure system accessible to the public for state campaign contribution and spending statements.

Source: California Blue Book (2000)