This is an archive of a past election.
See for current information.
San Diego County, CA July 26, 2005 Election
 Smart Voter Jim Bell

Candidate for
Mayor; City of San Diego

The information on this page and on all pages linked below is provided by the candidate.
The League of Women Voters does not support or oppose any candidate or political party.
Biographical Highlights
  • Occupation: Ecological Designer/Author/Lecturer
  • Jim Bell is recognized internationally as an expert on sustainable development. To read/print my free new book ., Jim's New Book
  • His projects include the San Diego Center for Appropriate Technology, Ecoparque, and Ocean Beach People's Food Coops. green store.
  • Consultant: Otay Ranch Joint Planning Project, East Lake Development Company, Terra Vista Management, 40 years experience in design and construction.
  • Major lectures: AIA Cal. Con., Society for International Development - World Conference, U. of Oregon's 1st "Visions for a Sustainable Future Con.
  • Often interview, TV, radio, written press, guest on NPRs "Talk of the Nation.
  • Honors: Society - Energy Engineers Env. Professional of Year - SW States, Beyond War & S. D. Water Conservation Award, Mayor's Env. Taskforce.
Top Priorities if Elected
  • Make our city/region renewable energy, water and food self-sufficient as the best way to increase local prosparity and security.
  • Develop a city and regionwide landuse plan consistant with the above like protecting our best ag. soils from development.
  • Redesign pension plan so it is completely funded by its investment portfolio not tax payer dollars.
Key Endorsements
  • I'm not seeking endorsements for this election.
Position Papers
Creating a Sustainable Economy and Future On Our Planet - The San Diego/Tijuana Region - A Case Study
Basically, the book is an economic and security plan for the San Diego/Tijuana Region based on capturing the economic and security benefits of making the region renewable energy, water and food self-sufficient.

As a case study, the book walks the reader through a fact-finding and decision making process that can be applied to create a prosperous life-support sustaining economy and way of life anywhere on our planet.

Campaign Contact Information

Feedback to Candidate || All Candidates this Contest
San Diego Home Page || Statewide Links || About Smart Voter

The League of Women Voters does not support or oppose any candidate or political party.
Statements have not been checked for accuracy by the League of Women Voters. Spelling and grammatical errors have not been corrected.
Created from information supplied by the candidate: June 21, 2005 11:36
Smart VoterTM   <>
© Copyright. League of Women Voters of California Education Fund