(January 4, 1953- )
Attended California State University
Eldest of six children
Driven to enter politics during an internship in Washington, DC
Elected to the California State Assembly (1993-1999)
Assembly Speaker (1996-1999)
Lieutenant Governor of California (1999- )
Campaigned in the California recall election to replace Gray Davis (2003)
First Latino Assembly Speaker and the first Latino elected to statewide office since 1878
Served as Regent of the University of California
Why he might be annoying
He accidentally said 'nigger' in a speech to a black labor group.
He wants to give American Indians special privileges.
He studied to be a butcher, dreamed about becoming a doctor, and wound up as a politician.
His candidacy back stabs Governor Gray Davis.
He encourages voters to vote 'no on the recall and yes on Bustamante.'
He dropped out of college.
He was formerly a member of MEChA, which seeks to return large parts of the Western United States to Mexico.
He was defeated by Arnold Schwarzenegger in the California recall election (2003).
Why he might not be annoying
He worked to cut middle-class taxes by $1.7 billion.
After the 9/11 attacks, he worked to combat the perception that Arab Americans were the enemy.
He launched a legal battle against energy companies that has increased energy costs from $7 billion in 1999 to $55 billion in 2001.
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Year In Review:
For 2017, as of last week, Out of 5 Votes: 100% Annoying
In 2016, Out of 2 Votes: 100% Annoying
In 2015, Out of 21 Votes: 61.90% Annoying
In 2014, Out of 22 Votes: 40.91% Annoying
In 2013, Out of 23 Votes: 56.52% Annoying
In 2012, Out of 10 Votes: 60.0% Annoying
In 2011, Out of 19 Votes: 57.89% Annoying
In 2010, Out of 59 Votes: 66.10% Annoying
In 2009, Out of 46 Votes: 63.04% Annoying
In 2008, Out of 40 Votes: 75.00% Annoying
In 2007, Out of 70 Votes: 77.14% Annoying
In 2006, Out of 130 Votes: 76.15% Annoying
In 2005, Out of 292 Votes: 57.53% Annoying
In 2004, Out of 534 Votes: 68.73% Annoying
In 2003, Out of 2235 Votes: 69.26% Annoying
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