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Sacramento County, CA November 4, 2008 Election
Council Member; City of Elk Grove; Council District 5 Voter Information

4 Year Term.

Results as of Jan 24 10:37am, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (117/117)
(146 Total Write-In Votes .31%)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Sophia Gonzales Scherman 18,592 votes 39.29%

  • Occupation: Council Member, City of Elk Grove
Katherine E. Maestas Click here for more information about this candidate 10,414 votes 22.01%
  • Occupation: Business Owner
  • Former County Planning Commissioner-Sacramento County Policy Planning Commision
  • Former Councilmember-Franklin-Laguna Area Community Planning Advisory Council
  • Board Member, California Women Lead, Sacramento Chapter
  • Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Legislative Committee Member
  • Vice-Chair, Sacramento County Democratic Party
  • BA Political Science, CSU Hayward; AA, General Ed, American River College; EMPA, Golden Gate University (2009)
  • Find real, concrete solutions to the foreclosure crisis
  • Improve transportation by working with E-Tran and exploring long-term options
  • Create a responsible and balanced development plan for Elk Grove
Robert Felts Click here for more information about this candidate 9,719 votes 20.54%
  • Occupation: Retired Military Officer
  • B.S, U.S. Air Force Academy
  • MBA, Louisiana Tech University
  • 20 year Air Force veteran and Pilot
  • 7 Years Project Manager Experience
  • 8 Years Business Manager Experience
  • 1 Year Business Owner
  • Reclaim no-nonsense integrity for the Elk Grove City Council
  • Budget and plan for future economic stability
  • Enhance support for our seniors and veterans
KT Tran Click here for more information about this candidate 8,448 votes 17.85%
  • Occupation: College Instructor/High-Tech Consultant/Engineer
  • Earned BS and MA Degrees in Management; JD Law Student at Kaplan University
  • Real Estate Co-Broker, family owned business
  • Former IT Manager - East Side Union High School District
  • Former Coordinator II/IT Manager - San Joaquin County Office of Education
  • Former Campaign Manager for State Legislature and Congressional Candidates
  • Membership/Former: CSEA, ACSA, National Association of Realtors
  • Greentech economy, jobs, and 24/7 e-Government - the city is always open for business
  • Work with auto industry for fuel cell auto plant in Elk Grove - Made in America for Americans
  • Kids and senior citizens are top priority

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