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Riverside County, CA November 4, 2003 Election
Council Member; City of Riverside; Ward 1 Voter Information

4 Year Term.

Results as of Dec 19 3:06pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (11/11)
(3 Writein Votes 0.09%)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Paul Fick 1,546 votes 40.27%

  • Occupation: Deputy District Attorney
Dom Betro 1,400 votes 36.47% Michael C. "Mike" Gardner Click here for more information about this candidate 272 votes 7.09%
  • Occupation: Retired Utility Executive
  • Mike graduated with honors from the Universidy of California, Riverside in 1972. He completed the coursework for his PhD in 1972-1973.
  • He had a 23 year career with Southern California Edison working in Environmental Planning, Public Affairs, Customer Service and Economic Development.
  • Mike retired in 1996 and has since devoted his time to a variety of civic and volunteer activities in and around Riverside.
  • He was one of the original appointees to Riverside's Community Police Review Commission, serving as vice chair in 2002 and currently serving as Chair.
  • Mike is a member of the Mayor's Advisory Committee and vice chair of the Quality of Life Subcommittee.
  • Mike was recognized as volunteer of the year by the City of Riverside in 2000.
  • Riverside needs an increased focus on economic development. We have good programs, but they are understaffed and insufficiently promoted.
  • Our business attraction programs should seek job intensive businesses that pay a living wage, not low wage land intensive businesses.
  • Our Public Safety services are significantly understaffed. We need 50 new police officers and two new fire stations in the next four years.
Susan L. Nash 203 votes 5.29% Richard Castillo 169 votes 4.40% Michael J. "Mike" Lyons Click here for more information about this candidate 86 votes 2.24%
  • Occupation: Substance Abuse Counselor
  • Associates Degree in Criminal Justice
  • Associates of Science in Chemical Dependancy
  • Bachelors of Art in Business
  • Public Safety
  • Civic Responsibility
  • Substance Abuse and Homeless Problems
Patrick Strong 72 votes 1.88% Joe Ludwig 48 votes 1.25% Teresa M. Seipel 43 votes 1.12%

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