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Los Angeles County, CA March 3, 2009 Election
Council Member; City of Temple City Voter Information

4 Year Term.

Results as of Jun 15 10:27am

results as of March 6, 2009

Candidates (Vote for 2)
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Vincent Yu Click here for more information about this candidate 1,944 votes 30.3%

  • Occupation: Architect / Planning Commisioner
  • Manage growth to improve the quality of life in Temple City
  • Encourage, stimulate, and nuture appropriate development
  • Engage, motivate, and mobilize all residents to invest in our City's future
Edward Thomas "Tom" Chavez Click here for more information about this candidate 1,474 votes 23.0%
  • Occupation: Attorney/City Commissioner
  • Adjunct Professor, Pasadena City College
  • Past Camela Festival Chairman
  • Past St Luke Church Fiesta Chairman
  • Past President of TC American Little League
  • Juris Doctorate Degree, 1985
  • Current Parks & Recreation Commissioner
  • Encourage new and intelligent business development
  • Promote transparency and good ethics in city government
  • Work with school district, Chamber of Commerce and other organizations to identify where improvements can be made.
Charles G. "Chuck" Souder Click here for more information about this candidate 1,135 votes 17.7%
  • Occupation: Retired Businessman
  • Chuck was the owner of a successful business in the City of Commerce for 30 years.
  • City Council for 9 years 94-2003, Mayor twice
  • Planning Commission for four years
  • President of Sister Cities 2005, 2006
  • Camellia Festival since 1984 Chairman 2004
  • United States Marine Corps from 1958 to 1965
  • Replace current City Manager/City Attorney with a new City Manager and a new City Attorney Now
  • Bring back trust, transparency, and integrity to the City Council
  • Bring back sales tax base with a strong business community
Kenneth G. "Ken" Gillanders 729 votes 11.4%
Cathé Wilson 705 votes 11.0%
Silenus Ong Click here for more information about this candidate 422 votes 6.6%
  • Occupation: Appraiser/Redevelopment Consultant
  • B.S. Business Administration
  • Real Estate Broker
  • General Appraiser
  • B-Contractor
  • Valuation Analyst
  • Adoption of 20-year plan for infrastructure & land-use changes, embracing traditional small town values while accepting change
  • Seek additional revenue sources without tax levies on public through responsible growth
  • Engage public in local ownership of commerce & promoting pro-business climate

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  Official Information

City of Temple City
Candidate Forums

Saturday, January 31, 2009
time: 7-9 p.m.
location: Civic Community Center at City Hall hosted by: Temple City Voice and
Temple City High School Junior State of America (JSA)

Monday, February 9, 2009
time: 7-9 p.m.
location: Temple City High School Room 601
hosted by: Temple City Chamber of Commerce
moderated by: League of Women Voters
News and Analysis

Temple City Voice

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