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June 8, 1993

Special Election

Special Election to fill vacancy caused by resignation of Congressman Leon E. Panetta. Panetta resigned to become Director of the Office of Management and Budget.

Kevin Gary Clark Green 1.2% Loss
Sam Farr Democratic 52.2% Win
Peter James Independent 0.9% Loss
Bill McCampbell Republican 42.6% Loss
Jerome N. "Jerry" McCready American Independent 1.6% Loss
James Ogle Independent 0.4% Loss
Richard J. Quigley Libertarian 0.9% Loss
Tom Shannon Write-in Loss