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Alameda County, CA November 7, 2006 Election
Member of City Council; City of Albany Voter Information

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Results as of Dec 4 5:41pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (13/13)
(23 Total Write-In Votes 0.2%)
Candidates (Vote for 2)
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Marge Atkinson Click here for more information about this candidate 3,608 votes 31.8%

  • Occupation: Spanish Teacher, Albany High School
  • Co-Chair, Citizens for the Albany Shoreline
  • Vice-President, Albany Teachers Association
  • Past President, Albany High Site Council
  • Precinct Co-Chair, local United Democratic Campaign, 2005
  • Member, City of Albany Waterfront Committee
  • Stop the Magna/Caruso Mall and Casino plans
  • Establish a waterfront park as a legacy for the future of the community
  • Foster outstanding community services and make Albany an even more outstanding place to live
Joanne Wile Click here for more information about this candidate 2,930 votes 25.9%
  • Occupation: Retired Public Health Administrator
  • UC Berkeley BA and MSW
  • 35 years of service in public health
  • 10 years as the administrator of community mental health programs
  • Neighborhood Emergency Preparedness Co-Leader
  • Commissioner, Albany Parks and Recreation Commission
  • Stop Magna/Caruso waterfront mall/casino plans
  • Create a large Waterfront park as part of racetrack redevelopment
  • Maintain and enhance city services (utilities, police, fire, schools)
Caryl Okeefe Click here for more information about this candidate 2,645 votes 23.3%
  • Occupation: Economist
  • US Bureau of Labor Statistics for 35 years
  • Assistant Regional Commissioner for BLS
  • Member Albany Library Board since 1998
  • Volunteer 15 years, Friends of Albany Library
  • I've lived in Albany 22 years
  • Fiscal responsibility - Albany needs additional commercial tax base
  • Willingness to consider all views on Albany waterfront
  • Help make Council more responsive to community, and more effective with staff
Francesco Papalia Click here for more information about this candidate 2,128 votes 18.8%
  • Occupation: Real Estate Agent
  • B.A.,Architecture, U.C. Berkeley
  • Fours years volunteering in bilingual elementary school class
  • Seven time House Captain with Rebuilding Together
  • Red Cross Katrina Volunteer at Houston Astrodome and in Alameda Cou
  • Eighteen years helping home buyers and sellers and investors locally.
  • Albany Homeowner for 19 years
  • Expand commercial tax base, reduce need for new parcel taxes.
  • Always considers Albany's best interest first. in every decision.
  • Stand up to the pressure from outside interests groups.

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League of Women Voters Candidate Forum

  • Rebroadcast of Forum on ACTV Channel 33
    Date: Saturday, October 17, 2006
    Time: 2 - 4 PM & 6 - 8 PM
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