P&F Campaigns in Santa Cruz County
There are no Peace and Freedom Party candidates for the State
Senate in Santa Cruz County.
U.S. House of Representatives
Joe Williams is the Peace and Freedom Party
candidate for U.S. House of Representatives in the 17th District, which
includes Santa Cruz, Soquel, Aptos, Freedom and Watsonville (basically
all of the county except for the mountains),
all of Monterey County,
and all of San Benito County.
He received 103 votes in Santa Cruz County, of 141 in the entire district.
There are no Peace and Freedom Party candidates for State
Assembly in Santa Cruz County.
Peace and Freedom Party Central Committees
There are 4 candidates on the ballot and two write-in
candidates for the 7 Peace and Freedom Party Central Committees seats
in Santa Cruz County:
for this website is not aware of any endorsements of ballot measures
by the local Peace and Freedom Party organization.
President of the United States
The two candidates for the Peace and Freedom Party nomination
for President of the United States who appeared on the March 2nd ballot
(In addition, there were 5 write-in votes cast for Israel Feuer, who
qualified as an official write-in candidate as chair of a P&F delegation,
of which none were cast in Santa Cruz County. Originally, the name of
Mumia Abu-Jamal was to appear on the
presidential ballot, but he decided just before the deadline for
withdrawing that he did not want to be considered for the Peace and
Freedom Party's Presidential nomination.)
The March Presidential Preference Primary was not binding on the
Peace and Freedom Party; the actual choice of a Presidential
candidate will be made at our August 2004 convention by the
members of the State Central Committee who were elected in the
- Walter F. "Walt" Brown (1,938 votes for 40.7%
statewide, 21 votes for 16.8% in Santa Cruz County)
- Leonard Peltier (2,809 votes for 59.2%
statewide, 104 votes for 83.2% in Santa Cruz County)
United States Senator
The Peace and Freedom Party candidate for U.S. Senator is
Marsha Feinland. She received 127 votes
in Santa Cruz County, of 4,864 in the entire state.
There were four propositions on the statewide ballot March 2nd:
- Proposition 55: School Facilities Bonds. Peace and Freedom did not take a
position on this measure, because we generally oppose bonds but realize
that these are for a good purpose. The bonds were approved, by a vote of
3,239,706 (50.9%) to 3,130,921 (49.1%) statewide. In Santa Cruz County, the
vote was 41,749 (58.0%) to 30,352 (42.0%).
- Proposition 56: the Budget Accountability Act. Peace and Freedom
urged you to vote YES on 56. The measure failed
to pass despite our support, by a vote of 2,185,868 (34.3%) to 4,183,188
(65.7%) statewide. In Santa Cruz County, the
vote was 33,908 (47.6%) to 37,255 (52.4%).
- Proposition 57: Deficit Bonds. Peace and Freedom urged you to vote
NO on 57. The measure passed despite our
opposition, by a vote of 4,056,313 (63.4%) to 2,348,910 (36.6%) statewide.
In Santa Cruz County, the vote was 40,952 (57.3%) to 30,621 (42.7%).
- Proposition 58: Prioritize Balanced Budget (above human needs, and
everything else), except for this year. Peace and Freedom urged you to vote
NO on 58. The measure passed despite our
opposition, by a vote of 4,535,084 (71.2%) to 1,841,138 (28.8%) statewide.
In Santa Cruz County, the vote was 48,519 (68.4%) to 22,452 (31.6%).
This page was last updated on 30 April 2004
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