DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATES IN 42ND CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT

James Cavuoto

Age: 33

Home: Torrance

Occupation: Owner of publishing company for computer-related literature.

Background: Former editor of Lasers and Applications magazine; public relations officer with Hughes Aircraft Co. Has a biomedical engineering degree from Case Western Reserve University.

Issues: Opposes additional offshore drilling and supports a phase-out of existing wells; favors abortion rights and public funding for some abortions; opposes the death penalty; supports a 10% reduction in defense spending this year and 50% "within a few years"; supports a tax cut for middle-income taxpayers and increase for upper-income.

Guy C. Kimbrough

Age: 44

Home: Huntington Beach

Occupation: Political science instructor, Mt. San Jacinto College.

Background: College instructor for 20 years. Former administrative positions with the cities of Huntington Beach, Garden Grove and Manhattan Beach. 1988 Democratic nominee in 42nd Congressional District.

Issues: Opposes additional offshore drilling and supports a phase-out of existing wells; favors abortion rights and public funding for some abortions; supports the death penalty; favors a 5% minimum cut in defense spending now and about 25% by 1995; supports a tax increase to reduce the deficit.

Bryan W. Stevens

Age: 68

Home: Rolling Hills Estates

Occupation: Retired teacher, San Marino High School.

Background: former president of the California Teachers Assn.; 1950 candidate for 58th Assembly District; 1964 Democratic nominee for 24th Congressional District; 1966 candidate for 25th Congressional District; former public relations consultant.

Issues: Opposes additional offshore drilling and will consider reduction of existing wells; favors abortion rights and public funding for some abortions; opposed to the death penalty; supports a 25% reduction in defense spending; favors an increase in taxes for upper-income taxpayers.

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