Debra Bowen


Secretary of State Debra Bowen Describes Her Depression

California’s top elections official says she has been fighting what she calls a debilitating battle with depression that has frequently kept her away from her office.


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Secretary Of State Sued Over Criminals’ Voting

The American Civil Liberties Union, League of Women Voters, Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and other groups filed the lawsuit in Alameda County Superior Court on behalf of nearly 60,000 convicts .


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More Than 17M Californians Registered To Vote For Presidential Election

The secretary of state’s office reports that more than 17 million Californians are registered to vote ahead of the November presidential election, or nearly 73 percent of those who are eligible to cast a ballot.

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Hahn And Huey In July Runoff For Jane Harman’s Congressional Seat

Republican businessman Craig Huey has beaten California Secretary of State Debra Bowen in a congressional race and will face Los Angeles City Councilwoman Janice Hahn in a July runoff election.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/19/2011

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Harman’s Congressional Seat Looks Headed For Runoff

A Southern California congressional election to replace the seat vacated by Democratic Rep. Jane Harman appears headed for a runoff.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/17/2011

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16 Candidates Face Off For California House Seat

Sixteen candidates are competing for a vacant U.S. House seat in a coastal California congressional district.


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Secretary Of State Bowen In To Run For Harman’s House Seat

Secretary of State Debra Bowen has declared her candidacy to replace longtime Rep. Jane Harman, D-El Segundo.