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

Full Term.

Results as of Jan 24 10:40am
Candidates (Vote for 3)
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Maggie Houlihan Click here for more information about this candidate 12488 votes 17.23%

  • Occupation: Councilmember/Retired Educator
  • Encinitas resident 38 years; Retired from 27 years at UCSD; UCSD Employee of the Year 1993-94
  • United Way Community Hero Award in 2000
  • Hands of Compassion Award in 2006
  • League of California Cities, Environmental Quality Policy Committee
  • Board Member, Local Government Commission, working to build sustainable communities
  • Founding Board Member, Spay-Neuter Action Project (SNAP)
  • Strong Fiscal Health
  • Open, transparent, collaborative, responsive government
  • Preserve irreplaceable coastal and inland habitats
Jerome Stocks Click here for more information about this candidate 10373 votes 14.31%
  • Occupation: Encinitas City Councilmember/ Independent Business Owner
  • Husband,and father of three great children.
  • Current Encinitas Council Member; served as Mayor for 2003 and 2008
  • My re-election is endorsed by the San Diego Dputy Sheriff's Association
  • My re-election is endorsed by Encinitas Fire Chief Don Heiser (retired).
  • Member, Encinitas Rotary Club, and Encinitas Chamber of Commerce
  • Board member: NCTD, San Diego Association of Goverments, Rancho Fire Dispatch JPA
  • Public safety will always be one of my highest priorities. Strong public safety is critical to maintain the high quality of life we have in Encinitas.
  • I have approved only balanced budgets with solid reserves, and will continue to do so.
  • I will continue to be a voice for a proactive,forward-thinking City Council.
James Bond Click here for more information about this candidate 9744 votes 13.44%
  • Occupation: Incumbent/Retired Telephone Executive
  • Family: Wife Jackie and four grown children, all of whom live in San Diego County. Greg/Carlsbad,Troy/Encinitas,Todd/Alpine,Michelle/San Diego
  • Education: High School, Jonesville, Mich; BBA, National University-summa cum laude/Class Valedictorian; MA, Human Behavior-With Honors
  • Past Chairman, Boys & Girls Club Branch Board of Directors.
  • Past President of Del Mar Rotary Club, Current Member Encinitas Rotary Club
  • Mayor or Council Member of Encinitas since 1992; Immediate Past Chairman San Diego County Water Authority;
  • Current Chairman of Business & Finance, Metropolitan Water District of Southern Calif., Director, State of Calif. Colorado River Board
  • Plan through the current economic downturn in a way that Encinitas remains in the top 2% of Calif. Cities credit ratings without raising local taxes.
  • Work on the San Diego County Water Authority and Metropolitan Water Dist. of SoCal Boards to ensure a reliable, affordable water supply to the region.
  • Ensure Public Safety and the Essential, Necessary Local Services are Priority #1 and complete the Hall Property Community Park.
Douglas Long Click here for more information about this candidate 8513 votes 11.75%
  • Occupation: Plumbing Business Owner
  • President, Downtown Encinitas Mainstreet Association
  • Chairman, Parks and Recreatrion Commision
  • VIce President, Encinitas Preservation Association
  • Volunteer of the Year, Encinitas Chamber of Commerce
  • Sponsor, Bert's Plumbing Girls' Softball Team
  • Supporting completion of a community park on the Hall Property
  • Promote quality growth through sound management and cut inefficient government spending
  • Protect our beaches and our natural resources
Rachelle Collier Click here for more information about this candidate 8158 votes 11.26%
  • Occupation: Dental Office Manager
  • President Leucadia Town Council
  • Secretary Leucadia101 Mainstreet Association
  • Increased community involvement
  • Keep Encinitas Livable
  • Open government in a fiscally responsible manner
Robert T. "Bob" Nanninga Click here for more information about this candidate 7855 votes 10.84%
  • Occupation: Businessman/Journalist/Teacher
  • Undergrounding the LOSSAN rail corridor through Encinitas
  • Preserving the Historic Pacific View School grounds as public space
  • Ecological conservation, restoration and preservation
Anthony "Tony" Brandenburg Click here for more information about this candidate 5484 votes 7.57%
  • Occupation: Judge/Educator
  • Chief Judge, Intertribal Court of Southern California
  • Former Superior Court Commissioner
  • Past President, Encinitas Union School District
  • Faculty Member, National Judicial College
  • Past President, San Diego County Judges Association
  • Honorably Discharged United States Marine
  • Preserving and Protecting the Uniqueness and Environmental Integrity of our Communities
  • Improving Traffic Control and Planning
  • Working with our Law Enforcement Professionals to Maintain Quality Police, Fire, Lifeguard and Paramedic Services
Joe Sheffo Click here for more information about this candidate 4470 votes 6.17%
  • Occupation: Former Newspaper Editor
  • Graduate, San Dieguito High School, Class of '88
  • BA, CSU, Chico
  • MA, SFSU
  • Former aide to then-state Assemblyan Mark Wyland
  • Former aide to county Supervisor Pam Slater-Price
  • Fighting High-Density Growth
  • Preserving Encinitas's unique character
  • Opposing New Taxes
Harriet Seldin Click here for more information about this candidate 2940 votes 4.06%
  • Occupation: Dentist
  • Appointed by Governor to Dental Board of California
  • Past-Chair, County of San Diego Health Services Advisory Board
  • Past-President, San Diego County Dental Society
  • Cornell University, BS Biology
  • Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, DMD
  • University of Hawaii, MBA
  • Healthy Government: fiscal responsibility, transparent governance, respect for private property rights.
  • Healthy Environment: supporting Water Desalination and regulation based on science & public safety
  • Healthy Quality of Life: Active-use parks (including Dog Park) on Hall Property, open space acquisition, protect our beaches
Betsy Aceti 2450 votes 3.38%
  • Occupation: Non-Profit Administrator

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