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Loni Hancock


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CA State Assembly
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-05-2002 Democratic AD-14 102373 Win
11-02-2004 Democratic AD-14 141184 Win
11-07-2006 Democratic AD-14 116879 Win
11-04-2008 Democratic SD-09 272225 Win
11-06-2012 Democratic SD-09 300994 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: April 10, 1940 in Chicago, Illinois
Married: Tom Bates (m. 1986)
Children: Leita and Mara, Christopher "Casey"* and Jonathan

1971-1979: Member, Berkeley City Council
1987-1994: Mayor, City of Berkeley
1994-2001: Regional Representative, US  Department of Education

  • LEGISLATION: Author of Proposition 15 (2010) [California Fair Elections Act of 2008], which relates to public financing of legislative campaigns.
  • Hancock was the first State Assemblymember to launch a Blog; Assemblymember Loni Hancock's Blog.
  • Casey Bates is a Deputy District Attorney in Alameda County (2000-Present). He previously worked for the San Francisco District Attorney's Office (1997-2000).

Source: California Legislature Handbook (2003-04)

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