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

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Results as of Jan 24 10:40am
Candidates (Vote for 2)
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Merrilee A Boyack Click here for more information about this candidate 11967 votes 35.11%

  • Occupation: Poway City Councilmember
  • JD, Univ. of Santa Clara
  • BS, BYU, High Honors
  • City Committees: Budget, Parks & Rec
  • Woman of the Year for 75th Assembly
  • Rotarian of the Year, Poway Rotary Club
  • PTA - Unit and Council Honorary Service Award
  • PROTECT Poway from growth, regional impacts, keep safe
  • PROTECT Poway by being prepared for emergencies and disasters
  • PROTECT Poway in this fiscal crisis by making necessary cuts to balance the budget
Jim Cunningham Click here for more information about this candidate 11161 votes 32.75%
  • Occupation: Attorney/Executive Director
  • University of South Florida, B.A. Criminal Justice 1981
  • Western State University, JD 1985 ( Law Degree )
  • Past Vice President Leukemia Lymphoma Society
  • Executive Director / Trust Administrator of one of the nations largest Sheriff's Associations
  • Finance Committee Chair St. Michael's Church
  • Poway Soccer Coach and long time resident
  • Protect and Preserve Poway's Quality of Life by supporting the General Plan and Slow Growth
  • Protect and Preserve Poway's Economy by utilizing Stong Fiscal Restraint and Budget Controls
  • Protect and Preserve Poway's Safe Neighborhoods and prepare for future Wildfires.
Chuck Cross Click here for more information about this candidate 6370 votes 18.69%
  • Occupation: Small Business Owner
  • Member, Parks and Rec Committee, 1996-2004
  • Garden Road Resident, 24 Years
  • U.S. Coast Guard Veteran
  • Wildfire and Disaster Preparedness
  • Fiscal Integrity and Discipline
  • Maintain the City's Rural Character
Howard Collins 4583 votes 13.45%
  • Occupation: Businessman

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