2010.11.30: November 30, 2010: John Garamendi re-elected to Congress

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John Garamendi re-elected to Congress

John Garamendi re-elected to Congress

With 345 of 573 precincts reporting as of 11 p.m., Garamendi had 57,470 votes, or 57.5 percent, while Clift had 39,336 votes, or 39.3 percent, according to the Secretary of State's Web site. California Lt. Governer John Garamendi served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Ethiopia in the 1960's.

John Garamendi re-elected to Congress

Solano County voters send Garamendi back to D.C.

By Reporter Staff

Posted: 11/03/2010 01:52:38 AM PDT

As they did a little more than a year ago, voters in the 10th Congressional District voted Tuesday to send incumbent Democrat John Garamendi back to Washington as their representative.

Garamendi appeared headed for an easy victory Tuesday night over Republican challenger and Vacaville resident Gary Clift.

With 345 of 573 precincts reporting as of 11 p.m., Garamendi had 57,470 votes, or 57.5 percent, while Clift had 39,336 votes, or 39.3 percent, according to the Secretary of State's Web site.

Garamendi has held the 10th Congressional District seat, which includes most of Fairfield and Travis Air Force Base, since September 2009, taking it in a special election held after former Congresswoman Ellen Tauscher vacated the seat. The district also includes portions of Alameda, Contra Costa and Sacramento counties.

Garamendi had touted his years of experience and ran on a platform focused on education, the environment, jobs and health care.

Clift, a retired correctional officer from Vacaville, ran on a platform that called for limited, efficient government. California's deficit, high unemployment and declining economy were his priorities, he said.

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