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

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Results as of Dec 4 5:41pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (40/40)
(98 Total Write-In Votes 0.3%)
Candidates (Vote for 3)
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Carol J. Dutra-Vernaci Click here for more information about this candidate 8,689 votes 30.5%

  • Occupation: Council Member
  • Enrolled Agent - Income Tax Professional
  • BA Psychology/Certificate Taxation
  • Lifelong Union City Resident
  • Alameda County Housing Commissioner
  • Former Planning Commissioner/Redevelpoment Advisory Committee Member
  • Active member of several community organizations
  • Expanded public safety programs and a new library
  • Protections for the environment to ensure a quality life for our children
  • Enhanced economic development efforts to generate revenues for existing and new programs and facilities.
Richard E. Valle Click here for more information about this candidate 7,017 votes 24.7%
  • Occupation: Councilmember
  • Masters' Public Administration
  • Bachelors' Sociology
  • Trustee, St. Rose Hospital
  • Trustee, East Bay Drayage Health Fund
  • Commissioner, Alameda County Library Commission
  • President/CEO Tri-CED Community Recycling
  • Create More Programs for Youth to Prevent Violence
  • Build a New City Library
  • Build a New Fire Station
Manuel Castillo "Manny" Fernandez Click here for more information about this candidate 6,955 votes 24.4%
  • Occupation: Councilmember
  • B.S. Architecture & Planning
  • Registered Landscape Architect
  • Member ASLA
  • Former Planning Commissioner
  • Raise city revenue through sustained economic growth
  • Long term solution to increasing crime in the neighborhood
  • Quality of life issues: more leisure activities, cultivation of art and culture.
Ben Elias Click here for more information about this candidate 5,700 votes 20.0%
  • Occupation: University Administrator
  • Council Member City of Union City 1993-2004
  • Dean of Finance and Administration
  • Member Western Association of Colleges and Universities
  • President Ardenwood Technology Park Association April 2006- Present
  • President Union City Historical Museum July 2006- Present
  • Member Silicon Valley Leadership Group
  • Construction of a new a library without a new bond, using extra funds to improve our schools, youth and senior facilities.
  • Union City needs a forward thinking city council focused on building a stronger economy.
  • Providing better services at a lower cost to the taxpayers.

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