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Riverside County, CA November 5, 2002 Election
Council Member; City of Corona Voter Information

4 Year Term.

Results as of November 20 4:47pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (49/49)
(122 Writein Votes 0.24%)
Candidates (Vote for 3)
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Darrell Talbert 13,209 votes 26.24%

  • Occupation: Mayor, Local Businessman
  • Member Corona City Council for 8-years.
  • Member Corona Redevelopment Agency.
  • Chairman Corona Utility Authority.
  • Executive Vice President of Public Company
  • Graduate California State University System
  • To maintain Corona as a safe and healthy community to work and live.
  • To continue to balance Corona's budget without new taxes on its residents.
  • To attract and see built additional parks, shopping and dining opportunities.
Karen S. Spiegel 11,127 votes 22.10%
  • Occupation: City Treasurer / Businessperson
  • Elected City Treasurer for 6 years
  • MA, Pepperdine Univ./BAs, Ca. State Univ.-Long Beach/MFT
  • Dedicated to serving our community through active participation in numerous business, civic, non-profit and community organizations
  • Married to Bobby 17 years; Mother of five children
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  • To invest in our Quality of Life, including parks, entertainment, shopping and public safety.
  • To address our traffic issues and monitor our city government efficiency, reliability and accountability.
  • To preserve our heritage, enhance community pride and ensure that our rapidly growing city retains its "small town" friendliness.
Eugene "Gene" Montanez 10,586 votes 21.03%
  • Occupation: Planning Commissioner / Businessman
  • Small Business Owner
  • Planning Commissioner City of Corona since 1995
  • Public Safety - Police & Fire
  • Alternative Corridor Highway to Orange County
  • Local shopping, recreation facilities and dining opportunities
Jesse Mandujano 7,172 votes 14.25% Mike Humphrey 5,324 votes 10.57%
  • Occupation: Businessperson / Library Trustee
  • Bachelors of Science , University of LaVerne
  • MBA , University of Redlands
  • Customer Service Manager, RW Lyall & Company
  • Library Trustee, President
  • Member Citizens Adhoc Committee, New City Hall
  • Member , Corona Norco PTA
  • I am out to Improve the Quality of Life for the Citizens of Corona.
  • I support Public Safety in our community.
  • I want to bring more Resturants and Entertainment to Corona.
Shane Allen Tucker 1,539 votes 3.06% Jorge Arturo Alexandria 1,390 votes 2.76%
  • Occupation: Claims Consultant
  • Member of Corona's Emergency Response Team (CERT)
  • Graduate Police Department's Citizen Academy
  • AYSO Volunteer Soccer Coach (Region 37)
  • US Army Veteran
  • Bachelor's degree in Public Administration
  • Manage growth as expansion strains the city's services. I will strive to protect Corona's quality of life.
  • Public Safety- we need to put more officers on the street to protect you and your loved ones.
  • Quality Education- our kids need positive alternatives and we must build a better partnership between the city and schools.

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