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May 19, 1992 | JERRY GILLAM, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Two seasoned political opponents, one of them with a name recognized statewide, outspoken Assemblyman B. T. Collins (R-Carmichael), are once again locked in battle in an Assembly district located in the shadow of the state Capitol. As June 2 approaches, the primary election rematch between a candidate supported by Gov.
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September 18, 1991 | From Associated Press
B. T. Collins, Gov. Pete Wilson's handpicked candidate, and retired Marine Corps pilot Mickey Conroy captured easy victories Tuesday to retain two Republicans strongholds in the state Assembly. The special elections pitted Collins against Libertarian David McCann in the 5th Assembly District, which covers parts of Sacramento and Placer counties. In the 67th District in Orange County, Conroy faced Democrat Greg Ramsay.
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July 25, 1991 | PAUL JACOBS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
By backing candidates in two special Assembly elections, Gov. Pete Wilson had hoped to send a message to a Republican caucus that had been his biggest obstruction to resolving the state's huge budget deficit earlier this year. But Tuesday night, voters in two geographically and politically distinct California communities sent a message to the governor--and it was decidedly mixed. Wilson's handpicked candidate, Republican B. T.
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July 24, 1991 | PAUL JACOBS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In two Assembly races billed as tests of Gov. Pete Wilson's brand of pragmatic Republicanism, one Wilson-backed candidate in a Northern California contest appeared headed for victory Tuesday. But in Orange County, a conservative opposed to the governor's policies upset a Wilson ally. In the 5th Assembly District in the Sierra foothills near the capital, the governor's anointed candidate, B. T.
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July 21, 1991 | PAUL JACOBS and JERRY GILLAM, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
An Assembly race in the rapidly developing Sierra foothills within commuting distance of the state Capitol is turning into the first political test of Gov. Pete Wilson's policies, including his steep tax increases and sharp programs cuts. The 5th District election Tuesday pits Wilson's handpicked choice for the post, B.T.
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June 12, 1991 | From Times Wire Services
B. T. Collins, the feisty new head of the California Youth Authority, will step aside to run for the state Assembly at the request of Gov. Pete Wilson. Collins, 50, a Green Beret combat veteran who served as chief of staff for Democratic Gov. Edmund G. Brown Jr., will run as a Republican to fill a vacancy in a Northern California Assembly district. "I realized I had to either fish or cut bait," Collins said. "You can't just sit around and make fun of elected officials.
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October 26, 1990 | Times editorial researcher Michael Meyers
Acting the part: Since his return to Washington amid criticism over his missed Senate votes, Republican Pete Wilson has been trying to act the part of the gubernatorial front-runner. He stays in his office, emerging occasionally to cast votes, then disappears from public view--a classic move for a candidate who believes he is leading and wants to avoid mistakes. Democrat Dianne Feinstein has been trying to lure Wilson back into the fray, challenging him to a third debate even as debate No.
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