Lynne C. LeachRepublican
Born: January 8, 1940 in Chicago, Illinois
Children: Carol and Brian
2002: Primary Candidate for Superintendent of Public Instruction (Lost; 26.3%)
CLOSE CONTEST: Leach narrowly won the election in the 1996 General election when she defeated Gail Murray by 1,371 votes (0.7%).
Source: California Blue Book (2000)