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LWV League of Women Voters of California
Santa Barbara County, CA November 6, 2001 Election
 Smart Voter Margaret Connell

Candidate for
Member of City Council; Proposed City of Goleta

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Biographical Highlights
  • Occupation: Retired Communications Director
  • Educated in England. BA in Zoology, University of Oxford. 45 years resident of Goleta
  • Santa Barbara School Board member 1975 to 1992 (4 terms)
  • Public Affairs Director, Planned Parenthood of Santa Barbara, Ventura and San Luis Obispo Counties (retired)
  • Santa Barbara County Civil Service Commissioner
  • Past board member: League of Women Voters, PTA, Parents-to-the-Polls, Santa Barbara Human Services Association, Santa Barbara Rape Crisis Center
  • Community Housing Action Group, United Nations Association, founding member and Past President, Santa Barbara Women's Political Committee
Top Priorities if Elected
  • Preserving the special quality of Goleta as a community of residential neighborhoods mingled with parks and open space
  • Supporting a sound economic base of local businesses, with the goal of economic stability rather than major new growth
  • Securing a greater range of affordable housing opportunities for the people who live and work here, through public/private/non-profit partnerships
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Key Endorsements
  • Assemblymember Hannah-Beth Jackson
  • County Supervisors Gail Marshall & Naomi Schwartz
  • Sierra Club, Los Padres Chapter
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Position Papers
Goleta Cityhood
The proposed city of Goleta has been shown to be fiscally sound without the need for growth or new taxes
Campaign Contact Information
Phone: 805-968-4264
Fax: 805-968-4264
Friends of Margaret Connell
P.O. Box 8733
Goleta, CA 93118

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