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Offical Voter Info Guide Cal Statewide Special Election 10-7-2003
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Candidates to Succeed Gray Davis as Governor if He Is Recalled

  • As the state's chief executive officer, oversees most state departments and agencies and appoints judges.
  • Proposes new laws and approves or vetoes legislation.
  • Prepares and submits the annual state budget.
  • Mobilizes and directs state resources during emergencies.

David Ronald Sams
Republican Party
P.O. Box 2337
Agoura Hills, CA

David Ronald Sams: The $100,000,000 Man with a Plan. I am a forward-thinking Republican; born a Republican—still a Republican after 45 years. I am a businessman who has generated over $100,000,000. You've seen many of my products on TV. As a business owner, I know the meaning of balancing a checkbook. I am currently the chairman of multiple corporations, including a TV production company, record company, and Internet company. Some of my holdings include,, and As a marketing architect, I turned Wheel of Fortune, Jeopardy! and Oprah Winfrey into household names. My vast marketing experience will help win new business to California. As a TV producer, I've produced programming that has caught the attention of the White House. I helped convince theater owners to implement a photo ID check to keep teens out of R-rated movies. Yes, I'm a producer, but also a concerned parent. There's too much violence in the media. I've won nine Emmy awards. This campaign should be about one issue: Balancing the budget. We must think "out of the box." For example, I would offer naming rights to our freeways. Corporations pay to have their names on ballparks—why not the 405 Freeway? I pledge not to raise your income tax. I am David Ronald Sams, Republican for Governor. Happily married for 10 years to my wonderful wife, Renee. Visit before midnight tonight.

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