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  CA Secretary of State - Appointment
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OfficeSecretary of State
Type Appointment
Filing Deadline February 04, 2005 - 12:00pm
Polls Open March 01, 2005 - 06:00am
Polls Close March 01, 2005 - 11:00pm
Term Start March 30, 2005 - 12:00pm
Term End January 01, 2007 - 12:00pm
ContributorBarack O-blame-a
Last ModifiedPaul February 15, 2014 04:21pm
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Description Appointment of Secretary of State by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger after the resignation of Kevin Shelley following financial administration/personnel scandal.

Shelley's resignation becomes effective March 1, 2005. Governor Schwarzenegger and the State Senate hope to have a nominee confirmed by then per published reports.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/05/2002
NameKevin Shelley Votes3,357,173 (46.26%)
Term01/03/2003 - 03/03/2005 Margin286,294 (+3.94%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/07/2006
NameDebra Bowen Votes4,032,553 (48.09%)
Term01/03/2007 - 01/03/2011 Margin259,602 (+3.10%)
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KEY RACE? 10.0000000000 Average
LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
02/11/2005 03/01/2005
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Bruce McPherson ----2 10
Leaning Call: Bruce McPherson (100.00%)
Weighted Call: Bruce McPherson (100.00%)

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Name St. Sen. Bruce McPherson  
PartyRepublican  
Website  
Uncertified Votes1 (100.00%)  
Margin0 (0.00%)  
Predict Avg.0.00%  
Cash On Hand $--  
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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Mar 18, 2005 02:00pm News McPherson wins Senate approval but Assembly committee delays vote  Article Summer Intern 
Mar 01, 2005 01:45pm News Shelley Extends Departure Date From [CA] State Post  Article ... 
Feb 11, 2005 12:00am News McPherson named secretary of state [CA]  Article COSDem 
Feb 05, 2005 12:00am News Shelley's job a political plum Mid-term appointment gives governor a rare chance to put a Republican in office  Article Summer Intern 

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