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June 22, 1990 | United Press International
Patricia Garamendi announced Thursday that she will attempt to succeed her husband, John Garamendi, as a Democratic state senator if he wins the insurance commissioner's post in November. The 46-year-old mother of six denied that it was presumptuous for her to start campaigning. "I know I'm running. I know the seat is going to be open, and I need the time to reach this large district," she said.
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July 19, 1993 | PAUL HOUSTON
EASTWARD HO: California Democrats are still plucking plum posts in the Clinton Administration. Sources say Patti Garamendi, a three-time loser in campaigns for the state Assembly, state Senate and Congress, looks to be a winner at the Peace Corps. Garamendi was once a Peace Corps volunteer in Ethiopia with her husband, John, the California insurance commissioner. She is expected to take charge of recruiting and public relations at the agency started by former President John F. Kennedy. . . . M.
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August 28, 1990 | KENNETH REICH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Private fund-raising letters sent out by Patti Garamendi, wife of state Sen. John Garamendi, the Democratic nominee for insurance commissioner, indicate that the legislator will resign from the Senate this week, allowing his wife to run for his seat in a special election in November. Although neither John nor Patti Garamendi would confirm that plan Monday, the letter speaks of a fund-raising event in Stockton on Wednesday night as being the Patti Garamendi "campaign kickoff."
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October 28, 1990 | CARL INGRAM, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Assemblyman Patrick Johnston, no stranger to the turbulence of legislative campaigns, finds himself in the awkward spot of asking constituents to vote for him twice on Nov. 6--once for the Assembly and again for the state Senate. Is he greedy? Power hungry? No, says the five-term Stockton Democrat. Johnston complains that he was forced into seeking two offices simultaneously because of a maneuver by a Democratic "power couple"--former state Sen.
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September 5, 1990 | RICHARD C. PADDOCK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a move to keep his state Senate seat in the family, Sen. John Garamendi (D-Walnut Grove) has resigned so that his wife, Patti, can run for the office in a special election this fall. The maneuver gives Patti Garamendi a significant advantage over her chief rival, Assemblyman Patrick Johnston (D-Stockton), who has long planned to run for the seat if Garamendi is elected state insurance commissioner. Johnston, who is on the Nov.
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July 19, 1993 | PAUL HOUSTON
EASTWARD HO: California Democrats are still plucking plum posts in the Clinton Administration. Sources say Patti Garamendi, a three-time loser in campaigns for the state Assembly, state Senate and Congress, looks to be a winner at the Peace Corps. Garamendi was once a Peace Corps volunteer in Ethiopia with her husband, John, the California insurance commissioner. She is expected to take charge of recruiting and public relations at the agency started by former President John F. Kennedy. . . . M.
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October 28, 1990 | CARL INGRAM, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Assemblyman Patrick Johnston, no stranger to the turbulence of legislative campaigns, finds himself in the awkward spot of asking constituents to vote for him twice on Nov. 6--once for the Assembly and again for the state Senate. Is he greedy? Power hungry? No, says the five-term Stockton Democrat. Johnston complains that he was forced into seeking two offices simultaneously because of a maneuver by a Democratic "power couple"--former state Sen.
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November 10, 1992 | Associated Press
Republican Ken Calvert moved ahead of Democrat Mark Takano by about 400 votes during a count of absentee ballots in the 43rd Congressional District, election officials said Monday. Calvert, a real estate broker, claimed victory, saying he doubted that there was any chance the lead would change hands again. But Takano, a teacher and community college trustee, said he had not given up hope and might seek a recount.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 6, 2001 | LAURA WIDES, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Less than a month after completing a four-year national campaign to get 1 million youths to plant 1 million trees, the teenagers at the El Segundo nonprofit Tree Musketeers are already looking to break their record. On Friday the youth-run environmental group kicked off its second national campaign by planting a tree on a strip of grass just south of Los Angeles International Airport on Imperial Highway; it was the same spot where the organization planted its first tree 13 years ago.
NEWS
July 6, 1990
95 days left to register to vote before the Oct. 9 deadline. 123 days left until the Nov. 6 general election. INTELLIGENCE Gender on parade: Pete Wilson contends that the gubernatorial race against Dianne Feinstein will not be decided on the basis of gender--but just in case, he has rallied a host of prominent women Republicans to campaign on his behalf.
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September 5, 1990 | RICHARD C. PADDOCK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a move to keep his state Senate seat in the family, Sen. John Garamendi (D-Walnut Grove) has resigned so that his wife, Patti, can run for the office in a special election this fall. The maneuver gives Patti Garamendi a significant advantage over her chief rival, Assemblyman Patrick Johnston (D-Stockton), who has long planned to run for the seat if Garamendi is elected state insurance commissioner. Johnston, who is on the Nov.
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August 28, 1990 | KENNETH REICH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Private fund-raising letters sent out by Patti Garamendi, wife of state Sen. John Garamendi, the Democratic nominee for insurance commissioner, indicate that the legislator will resign from the Senate this week, allowing his wife to run for his seat in a special election in November. Although neither John nor Patti Garamendi would confirm that plan Monday, the letter speaks of a fund-raising event in Stockton on Wednesday night as being the Patti Garamendi "campaign kickoff."
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June 22, 1990 | United Press International
Patricia Garamendi announced Thursday that she will attempt to succeed her husband, John Garamendi, as a Democratic state senator if he wins the insurance commissioner's post in November. The 46-year-old mother of six denied that it was presumptuous for her to start campaigning. "I know I'm running. I know the seat is going to be open, and I need the time to reach this large district," she said.
NEWS
October 13, 1992
California has 52 congressional seats up for election this fall, seven more than two years ago, thanks to population growth, and more than any state in the nation. With new districts and irate voters, the outcomes of as many as 20 races are in doubt. That is more seats than the delegations of 46 states. Republicans expect big gains in new congressional districts, many of which cover suburban territory.
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November 5, 1992 | GLENN F. BUNTING and DAN MORAIN, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
As if Republicans didn't have enough to fret about Wednesday, California voters handed Democrats a stunning 10-seat majority in a state House delegation that is about to become the largest in history. All but one of the 36 California House members up for reelection were returned to Washington as the anti-incumbent fervor that was expected to sweep the state never materialized.
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