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San Diego County, CA November 4, 2008 Election
Council Member; City of Carlsbad Voter Information

Full Term.

Results as of Jan 24 10:40am
Candidates (Vote for 2)
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Ann J. Kulchin Click here for more information about this candidate 20484 votes 26.55%

  • Occupation: Council Member/City of Carlsbad
  • Bachelor Arts Education
  • CORO Public Affairs Foundation
  • Mayor Pro Tem Three Terms
  • Woman of the Year State Sen Billl Craven
  • SANDAG Chair Shoreline
  • Vice Chair Cal Coastal Coalition
  • Continue Fiscal disciplne while improving citizen services.
  • Support water conservation and DESAL for Carlsbad and region
  • Improve park development and open space dedication
Keith Blackburn Click here for more information about this candidate 18670 votes 24.20%
  • Occupation: Police Sergeant/Businessman
  • Masters in Organizational Management
  • Strong Public Safety Services
  • Improving traffic circulation using new technology
  • Improving the downtown village
Farrah Douglas Click here for more information about this candidate 17349 votes 22.49%
  • Occupation: Planning Commissioner/Businesswoman
  • Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce, Chairman (2000), Executive Board (1996-2002, 2006-present), Chair of Education Committee (Six years)
  • Prop D. Citizens Liaison Committee (2007-Present)
  • Endow Carlsbad Founding Member (2006-Present)
  • Boys & Girls Club of Carlsbad - Board of Directors (2007-present)
  • Carlsbad Library & Arts Foundation Board (2000-02 & 2007-Present), Vice President, Community Outreach (Present)
  • Carlsbad Hi-Noon Rotary Board (2007 - present), Chair, Rotary Foundation (2007 - 09), Director, Community Service
  • 1. Fiscal Responsibility and Taxpayer Protection: Thoughtful, fiscally conservative decision-making must continue.
  • 2. Diversifying Carlsbad's Economic Base. We must find new sources of revenue.
  • 3. Protecting Our Natural Resources: I will work to create a reserve fund and an umbrella organization to protect our three lagoons and beaches.
Thomas K. Arnold Click here for more information about this candidate 8399 votes 10.89%
  • Occupation: Business Executive/Editor
  • Publisher and editorial director, Home Media Magazine
  • Parent-Teacher Group president, St. Patrick Parish School
  • Youth sports coach, Carlsbad Boys & Girls Club, Wave Soccer and YMCA
  • YMCA Adventure Guides leader
  • Member, Imagine Carlsbad
  • Member, Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce
  • Change: As Carlsbad transitions from managing growth to managing maturity, we need a new generation of fiscally responsible leadership.
  • Vision: Let's think creatively about what our city can be, and work to improve the quality of life for all Carlsbadians.
  • Action: Let's cut back on the studies, reports and discussions and focus on action, execution and implementation!
Glenn R. Bernard Click here for more information about this candidate 7405 votes 9.60%
  • Occupation: Retired USMC Officer
  • Inventor of SoccerGolf (dot 'us')
  • "Un-candidate" posts no signs anywhere
  • Seeks no donations or group endorsements; totally independent
  • City Hall ignored drought of early 90's; not me. "No more home-building til 5 straight yrs of no drought." from my '94 mayoral campaign. Led to De-Sal
  • Knows that Govt intrusion into capitalism hinders expansion and creativity
  • Wants to undo specific wrongful & wasteful programs run by city hall
  • Politicians can post their selfish campaign signs for weeks/months at a time; yet home sellers cannot post an "Open House" sign for even 15 minutes.
  • Must stop City Hall from planting trees at privately owned residences. Destroys views, sidewalks, curbs, sewer lines, etc.
  • Because those arbitrary Govt salaries have leaped far ahead of the private sector, employment/advancement must require owning at least 1 US-made auto
Evan Delaney Rodgers Click here for more information about this candidate 4833 votes 6.27%
  • Occupation: College Junior
  • 2 degrees from Palomar College
  • County Champion for Youth Fitness
  • Competitive swimmer
  • Featured in award-winning documentary
  • Featured in People magazine
  • Featured in San Diego Family magazine
  • Alga Norte Park & Pools: end swim lesson wait lists! current skatepark is slated for destruction!
  • Lean-and-Green! use technology + creativity to increase efficiency, save money, & spur growth
  • No political alliances or baggage! I refused donations & endorsements. I approach each issue free from influence.

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