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Thomas Miller "Tom" McClintock (born July 10, 1956) is an outgoing California state senator who was the unsuccessful 2006 Republican nominee for Lieutenant Governor of California. He ran for Governor of California in the 2003 California recall election of Gray Davis and finished third out of 135 candidates with 13.5 percent of the overall vote. In 2006, he ran for lieutenant governor but lost to the Democrat John Garamendi for the right to succeed Democrat Cruz Bustamante. Image File history File links Tom Mcclintock This is a copyrighted image that has been released by a company or organisation to promote their works in the media. ... Image File history File links Tom Mcclintock This is a copyrighted image that has been released by a company or organisation to promote their works in the media. ... July 10 is the 191st day (192nd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 174 days remaining. ... 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... California state Senate chamber California State Senate Chamber in the State Capitol The California State Senate is the upper house of the California State Legislature. ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... // The Republican Party (often referred to as the GOP, for Grand Old Party) is one of the two major political organizations in the United States two party system; the Democratic Party is the other. ... This a List of Lieutenant Governors of the State of California, 1850-present. ... Governors Arnold Schwarzenegger and Gray Davis with President George W. Bush (2003) Seal of the Governor of California (without the Roman numerals designating the governors sequence) See also: List of pre-statehood governors of California, List of Governors of California The Governor of California is the highest executive authority... The 2003 California recall was a special election permitted under California law. ... Joseph Graham Davis Jr. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States; the other being the Republican Party. ... John Raymond Garamendi (born 1945) is a U.S. politician and a member of the Democratic Party. ... Cruz Miguel Bustamante (born January 4, 1953) is an American politician. ...


Early life and career

McClintock graduated from UCLA in 1978. He was elected chairman of the Ventura County Republican Party at the age of 23 and served until 1981. He was chief of staff to Sen. Ed Davis from 1980 to 1982. From 1992 to 1994 he served as director of the Center for the California Taxpayer. He was director of the Claremont Institute's Golden State Center for Policy Studies from 1994 to 1996. The University of California, Los Angeles, generally known as UCLA, is a public university whose main campus is located in the affluent Westwood neighborhood of Los Angeles, California. ... 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday. ... A chairman is the presiding officer of a meeting, organization, committee, or other deliberative body. ... Official website: http://www. ... Edward Michael Davis (born November 15, 1916) was a chief of the Los Angeles Police Department (1969-1978) and later a California State Senator (1980-1983) and unsuccessful Republican candidate for the United States Senate. ... 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday. ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by United Nations. ... The Claremont Institute is a conservative think tank based in Claremont, California. ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by United Nations. ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ...


McClintock was elected to the California State Assembly in 1982 at the age of 26. He was reelected in 1984, 1986, 1988, and 1990. An election is a decision making process where people choose people to hold official offices. ... The California State Assembly chamber California State Assembly Chamber in the State Capitol The California State Assembly is the lower house of the California State Legislature. ... 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1984 (MCMLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year. ...


In 1992, McClintock lost his bid to incumbent Anthony C. Beilenson for a seat in the United States House of Representatives to represent California's 24th District. 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday. ... Anthony Charles Beilenson (October 26, 1932-)was a Democratic congressman from California. ... Seal of the House of Representatives The United States House of Representatives (or simply the House) is one of the two chambers of the United States Congress, the other being the Senate. ...


In 1994, McClintock ran for California State Controller and lost by 187,734 votes to the better-financed Kathleen Connell. McClintock won the support of 3,792,997 (46 percent) Californians while Connell had the votes of 3,980,731 (48.3 percent) individuals. Three other candidates split the other 463,152 (5.7%) votes. Connell outspent McClintock by a 3-to-1 margin. 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by United Nations. ... The State Controller is the Chief Financial Officer of the State of California. ... Kathleen Connell was the California State Controller from 1995 until 2003 her term expired. ...


Voters in the 38th State Assembly District returned McClintock to the Assembly in 1996 by a 15.8 percent electoral margin. McClintock was supported by 71,597 (55.6 percent) voters. Democrat Jon Lauritzen obtained 51,274 (39.8 percent) votes. Natural Law Party candidate Virginia Neuman garnered the remaining 6,021 (4.6 percent) people. In 1998, McClintock ran unopposed for reelection to the Assembly. 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ...


McClintock won a four-year term in the California's Senate by a 15.2 percent margin in 2000. McClintock won the support of 165,422 (57.6 percent) people in the 19th State Senate District while Democrat Daniel Gonzalez won only 121,893 (42.4 percent) votes. California state Senate chamber California State Senate Chamber in the State Capitol The California State Senate is the upper house of the California State Legislature. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... Daniel Gonzalez (born 1980) is a spree killer who killed four people and injured two others during a three day killing spree across London and Sussex in September 2004. ...


McClintock ran for State Controller again in 2002 and finished 22,730 votes behind eBay executive Steve Westly out of 7,258,758 votes cast. He logged 3,273,028 (45.1 percent) votes to Westly's 3,289,839 (45.4 percent). Three other candidates won 695,891 (9.5 percent) votes. Westly outspent McClintock by a 5-to-1 margin. McClintock's campaigns for state controller have focused on increasing accountability for the state budget. His ads featured the character Angus McClintock, a fictional cousin and fellow Scottish American extolling Tom McClintock's virtues of thriftiness and accountability with low budget fifteen second ads. For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... eBay headquarters in San Jose eBay North First Street satellite office campus (home to PayPal) eBay Inc. ... Steve Westly Steven Paul Westly (born August 27, 1957 in Arcadia, California) is an American businessman and politician, who is currently the State Controller of California and was one of the top two candidates in the Democratic primary for Governor of California in the 2006 election. ... A cousin chart identifies the correct name for the relationship between two people with a common ancestor. ... Map showing the population density of Americans who declared Scottish ancestry in the census. ...


Tom McClintock has a long history of opposing taxes. During the 2000 dot-com bubble, he was instrumental at proposing a two-thirds reduction in the vehicle license fee, or car tax. In 2003 when then-Governor Gray Davis attempted to rescind the rollback, McClintock led the effort to stop the repeal. [1]McClintock has also opposed additional borrowing, making him odd bedfellows with State Trasurer Phil Angelides, who opposed Proposition 57 as well. While McClintock argued for more spending cuts, Angelides favored increasing taxes instead of borrowing. // The dot-com bubble was a speculative bubble covering roughly 1997–2001 during which stock markets in Western nations saw their value increase rapidly from growth in the new Internet sector and related fields. ... Vehicle Excise Duty (VED) in the United Kingdom, often known as car tax, is an annual tax on the ownership of road vehicles, collected and enforced by the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency. ... Joseph Graham Davis Jr. ... California State Treasurer Phil Angelides Philip Nicholas Phil Angelides (IPA: æn. ... Proposition 57 was a proposition in the state of California on the March 2, 2004 ballot. ...


In the 2003 Gubernatorial recall election, McClintock finished third with the support of only 1,160,182 (13.5 percent) Californians. Fellow Republican Arnold Schwarzenegger won the election with support from 4,203,596 (48.6 percent) people while Democratic Lieutenant Governor Cruz Bustamante won 2,723,768 votes (31.5 percent). Together Republicans Schwarzenegger and McClintock were supported by 5,363,778 Californians (62.1 percent). More than 130 other candidates won the remaining 6.4 percent of the vote. The 2003 California recall was a special election permitted under California law. ... Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger (German pronunciation (IPA): ) (born on July 30, 1947) is an Austrian-American bodybuilder, actor and Republican politician, currently serving as the 38th Governor of California. ...


McClintock was re-elected to the California Senate in 2004 with 61 percent of the vote. California state Senate chamber California State Senate Chamber in the State Capitol The California State Senate is the upper house of the California State Legislature. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


McClintock is married and has two children. He grew up and has a long history in his Ventura County Senate district. His primary campaign issues are cutting government spending, balancing the state budget, reducing taxes and improving road transportation by building more freeways. Official website: http://www. ...


Because of his staunchly conservative politics (including his belief that abortion should be outlawed in California), McClintock's performance in the recall debates of 2003 gave him a populist-like appeal to many "far right" voters in California. In contrast to his opponents, he took a hard and unambiguous line against illegal immigration and the rights of undocumented workers, higher taxes, and increased spending. He was the only one of the candidates to support the controversial Proposition 54, which sought to eliminate racial profiling by the state. This ultimately didn't help him as he finished a distant third to the more moderate and charismatic Arnold Schwarzenegger and Democrat Cruz Bustamante in the statewide election that November. now. ... Spending money is acquiring goods and services. ...


Electoral history

Source: JoinCalifornia.com Election Archive

  • 1992 Primary Election for United States House of Representatives
    • Tom McClintock (R), 34.5%
    • Sang R. Korman (R), 23.7%
    • Bill Spillane (R), 18.3%
    • Jim Salomon (R), 7.5%
    • Rob Meyer (R), 4.9%
    • Stephen M. Weiss (R), 3.8%
    • Nicholas Hariton (R), 3.1%
    • Robert Colaco (R), 2.7%
    • Harry Wachtel (R), 1.5%
  • 1992 General Election for United States House of Representatives
  • 1994 Primary Election for Controller
    • Tom McClintock (R), 60.8%
    • John Morris (R), 39.2%
  • 1994 General Election for Controller
    • Kathleen Connell (D), 48.3%
    • Tom McClintock (R), 46.0%
    • Elizabeth Nakano (P&F), 2.2%
    • Nathan Johnson (AI), 1.9%
    • Cullene Lang (L), 1.6%
  • 1996 Primary Election for State Assembly
    • Tom McClintock (R), 38.2%
    • Ross Hopkins (R), 20.3%
    • Bob Larkin (R), 13.0%
    • Robert Hamlin (R), 11.1%
    • Stephen Frank (R), 9.0%
    • Peggy Freeman (R), 8.4%
  • 1996 General Election for State Assembly
    • Tom McClintock (R), 55.6%
    • Jon Lauritzen (D), 39.8%
    • Virginia Neuman (NL), 4.6%
  • 1998 Primary Election for State Assembly
    • Tom McClintock (R), 100.0%
  • 1998 General Election for State Assembly
    • Tom McClintock (R), 100.0%
  • 2000 Primary Election for State Senator
    • Tom McClintock (R), 74.9%
    • Judy Mikels (D), 25.1%
  • 2000 General Election for State Senator
    • Tom McClintock (R), 57.6%
    • Daniel R. Gonzales (D), 42.4%
  • 2002 Primary Election for Controller
    • Tom McClintock (R), 45.8%
    • Dean Andal (R), 35.5%
    • W. Snow Hume (R), 9.4%
    • Nancy Beecham (R), 9.3%
  • 2002 General Election for Controller
    • Steve Westly (D), 45.4%
    • Tom McClintock (R), 45.1%
    • Laura Wells (G), 5.8%
    • J. Carlos Aguirre (NL), 2.4%
    • Ernest F. Vance (AI), 1.3%
  • 2003 Recall Election for Governor
  • 2006 Primary Election for Lieutenant Governor
    • Tom McClintock (R), 93.8%
    • Tony Farmer (R), 6.2%
  • 2006 Election for Lieutenant Governor
    • Tom McClintock (R), 44.9 %
    • John Garamendi (D), 49.5 %

Anthony Charles Beilenson (October 26, 1932-)was a Democratic congressman from California. ... Kathleen Connell was the California State Controller from 1995 until 2003 her term expired. ... Steve Westly Steven Paul Westly (born August 27, 1957 in Arcadia, California) is an American businessman and politician, who is currently the State Controller of California and was one of the top two candidates in the Democratic primary for Governor of California in the 2006 election. ... Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger (German pronunciation (IPA): ) (born on July 30, 1947) is an Austrian-American bodybuilder, actor and Republican politician, currently serving as the 38th Governor of California. ... Cruz Miguel Bustamante (born January 4, 1953) is an American politician. ...

External links

  • Official Senate Web Site
  • Official Campaign Web Site
  • Tom McClintock Election History
  • VoteCircle Profile
  • 2006 Candidates for Lt. Governor
Preceded by:
Cathie Wright
California State Senator
19th District
2000–present
Succeeded by:
Preceded by:
Paula Boland
California State Assemblyman
38th District
19962000
Succeeded by:
Keith Richman
Preceded by:
Charles Imbrecht
California State Assemblyman
36th District
19821992
Succeeded by:
Pete Knight

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Senator Tom McClintock - Biography (394 words)
In 2000, McClintock was elected to the California State Senate, where he has continued to develop innovative budget solutions such as the Bureaucracy Reduction and Closure Commission and performance-based budgeting, and to advocate for restoring California’s public works.
McClintock’s commentaries on California public policy have appeared in every major newspaper in California and he is a frequent guest on radio and television broadcasts across the nation.
McClintock has twice received the Republican nomination for the office of State Controller, narrowly missing election in 2002 by the closest margin in California history – 23/100ths of one percent of the votes cast.
Full Biography for Tom McClintock (486 words)
Tom McClintock is the foremost spokesman in California on conservative fiscal policy and state government waste.
Tom McClintock was first elected to the California Legislature in 1982 at the age of 26.
In 1984, Tom McClintock was named one of five outstanding young Californians by the California Jaycees, and received the civilian Medal of Merit from the Ventura County Peace Officers Association for rescuing an elderly man from a condominium fire.
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