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Local Election Profile: Hannah-Beth Jackson

19th Senate District

Posted: October 29, 2008 10:20 p.m.
Updated: December 31, 2008 5:00 a.m.
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Hannah-Beth Jackson
Name: Hannah-Beth Jackson
Age: 58
Profession: Educator

Personal Background
Hannah-Beth Jackson served six years in the state Assembly. An attorney and former prosecutor, she advocated to improve public education, increase public safety, improve access to health care, protect the environment and protect the rights of consumers. After serving in the Assembly, she taught at UC Santa Barbara.

What is/are the most important issues?
The collapse of the sub-prime lending market has produced a credit crunch that threatens to send our economy into a tailspin and undermine our savings and retirements. We must crack down on predatory lenders, support new technologies and renewable energy and improve math, science and vocational training.

What makes you feel qualified to serve?
My experience as a legislator, prosecutor and small business owner make me uniquely qualified to serve the 19th Senate District.


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