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Nell Soto

Democratic

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CA Blue Book 2000
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-03-1998 Democratic AD-61 37382 Win
03-07-2000 Democratic SD-32 59999 Win
11-05-2002 Democratic SD-32 60761 Win
11-07-2006 Democratic AD-61 36482 Win
 

Candidate Biography:

Born: June 18, 1926 in Pomona, CA
Widowed: Phil Soto
Children: Philip, Robert, Michael, Patrick, Anna, and Thomas*
Died: February 26, 2009 in Pomona, CA

1987-1999: Member, Pomona City Council
2000: Resigned from the State Assembly on March 13.
2000: Proponent, Proposition 20 [Requires at least 34% of state lottery revenues be spent on public education] (Passed: 53%)
Previous: Public Affairs Representative, Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (10 years)
Previous: Member, South Coast Air Quality Management District

  • Tom Soto has served as a member of both the California Board of Corrections and the California Coastal Commission.
  • Danielle L. Soto (granddaughter of Phil and Nell) was a special primary election candidate for AD-52 in 2013. She lost with 7.5%.
  • Be Fruitful and Multiply: Soto had six children.

Source: California Blue Book (2000)

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