NAME: Bill Jones
AGE-BIRTH DATE: 52. Dec. 20, 1949 in Coalinga, Calif., in Fresno County.
EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree in business and agronomy from California State University, Fresno, 1971.
EXPERIENCE: In Assembly, wrote the three-strikes law for habitual offenders. Put campaign finance information on the Internet and worked to improve quality of voting machines. Farmer and rancher. State assemblyman, 1982-1994; secretary of state, 1995-present.
FAMILY: Wife Maurine; Daughters Andrea, 24, and Wendy, 27; one granddaughter and one grandson on the way.
NET WORTH: At least $400,00, according to the Fair Political Practices Commission.
CAMPAIGN WEB SITE: www.billjones.org
TELEPHONE NUMBER: 916-349-2002