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Offical Voter Info Guide Cal Statewide Special Election 10-7-2003
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Proponent's Recall Argument / Governor's Recall Argument

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.

Jon W. Zellhoefer
Republican Party

Born 7/3/53 San Francisco, California. Graduated—UCLA School of Engineering, 1975; Masters, Business Administration—California State University, Fullerton, 1986; Doctorate, Jurisprudence—Monterey College of Law, 2003. Elected Senior Class President UCLA School of Engineering and President of Orange County Society of Manufacturing Engineers. Certified in the following areas: 1. Energy expert by the United States Department of Energy; 2. Management by Society of Manufacturing Engineers; 3. Adult Education by the State of California. I have 28 years work experience in the following fields: Consumer Products, Electronics, Aerospace, and Energy Production/Conservation. For comprehensive profile visit

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