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Well, I think I did pretty well, everything considered. I spent less
than $200 on my campaign. I printed not a single professionally-made
bumper sticker, sign, t-shirt, or campaign flyer.
I'm 16th in Santa Cruz County and 20th in San Francisco, placing 40th
40th. Out of 135. Running on a single issue, spending almost no
money. Until halfway through the campaign, I wasn't even old enough to
This proves how important affordable education is to Californians.
Write letters to your newspapers. Ask them why Arnold hasn't taken a
stance on student fees!
Thank you all for your support. Hundreds of you have visited my site,
IM'ed, e-mailed, or otherwise taken time out of your lives to contact
me. A few of you supporters have even become my friends. I hope you'll
come back and visit the site occasionally; I'll be keeping this domain
name and converting it into my homepage.
Sept 27 - LA Times article highlighting my campaign
My radio spot on
NPR/KPBS in San Diego:
Practice voting for me at
Weds. Sept. 24
Journal updated (PHOTOS2
added)AIM: Bommerman5, email:
Tues. Aug. 26 - Today's my 21st birthday! Journal updated, birthday
Sat. AUG. 23 - Alex Vassarphotographed Friday's event with 8 other
candidates. See the "Photos"
Mercury's articleabout the SF Bay Area recall candidates.
Sacramento Bee used DOCTORED photo of me in Davis's suit as its
official publicity shot.
I link to other candidates' websites if
they've made it a priority to lower college fees.
Arianna Huffington (in
Sept. 3 debate)
- Other candidates have expressed
their support (including Peter Camejo) but have yet to mention it on
their websites or make it their foremost priority in the
campaign. Arianna said, "The first thing I do as governor will be to
reverse college fee increases."
OPPOSE the fee increases imposed upon the University of California,
California State University, and California Community Colleges by
the legislature and Regents, as a direct result of Gray Davis's budget.
candidacy is a push for the rights of students, to force the major
gubernatorial candidates to acknowledge the enormous financial burden
imposed on us and our families by these drastic and sudden fee increases.
Please write your local newspaper and mention my candidacy, and
criticize the "major" candidates for failing to address
this important issue (or any issues, for that matter). I have no
delusions of winning this campaign; my goal is merely to force the
major candidates to sit up and pay attention.
am a "one-issue" candidate with a singular goal. I have
no ultra-comprehensive platform; since I will not win the election,
there is no need. My purpose is to be an advocate for students and
their families on this one issue. If you have questions about my
specific stances on any particular issues, I'm more than happy to
respond, but most other issues will not play a factor in my candidacy.
Please contact me at
firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions,
comments, suggestions, or ideas. I respond to every e-mail I
get, usually within a couple hours. If you have
AOL Instant Messenger, my screen
name is Bommerman5
Thanks to Mia Beck for
designing this site.
Thanks to Scott Jennings for designing the banner below
Also, the photo in the upper-left is what I would look like
wearing the governor's suit.