LOS ANGELES -- California voters Tuesday rejected four measures that would have authorized the sale of $5.9 billion of general obligation bonds to pay for earthquake rebuilding, construction at education institutions, and parkland expansion.

And in a surprise development, Democratic voters chose dark-horse candidate Phil Angelides, a Sacramento, Calif., developer, over the better-known veteran state senator David Roberti as their party's nominee to succeed Kathleen Brown as state treasurer.

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