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Marin County, CA November 3, 2009 Election
Council Member; Town of Fairfax Voter Information

4 Year Term.

Results as of Dec 29 12:07pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (5/5)
(1 Total Other Write-In Votes 0.02%)
Candidates (Vote for 3)
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Pam Hartwell-Herrero Click here for more information about this candidate 1263 votes 19.74%

  • Occupation: Director, Nonprofit Organization
  • Executive Director, Sustainable Fairfax
  • Former President, Marin Master Gardeners
  • Former Emergency Services Director, American Red Cross Chapter
  • Masters Degree in Theological Studies, San Francisco Theological Seminary
  • Bachelors Degree in Communications, Augsburg College
  • Ensuring fiscal responsibility while maintaining Police and Fire open 24/7
  • Protecting the integrity of our neighborhoods and character of our town
  • Leading on sustainabilty initiatives regarding Climate Change, Zero Waste, Conservation, and Disaster Preparedness
David Weinsoff Click here for more information about this candidate 1186 votes 18.54%
  • Occupation: Environmental Attorney
  • Current Fairfax Mayor and Councilmember
  • Former Fairfax Open Space Committee Member
  • Former Fairfax Planning Commissioner
  • Fairfax Chamber of Commerce Member
  • Founder Fairfax Documentary Film Festival
  • Managing Town Finances Wisely
  • Preserving Fairfax's Small-Town Character and Qualities
  • Continuing New Tradition of Town Council Civility
John Reed Click here for more information about this candidate 1169 votes 18.27%
  • Occupation: Chair, Volunteer Organization
  • Co-founded Safe Routes to Schools pilot program at Manor School
  • Vice Chair of General Plan Advisory Committee (8 years)
  • Qualified Fairfax for over 2.5 million in Public Safety grants
  • Film industry Supervisor for many years in animation and visual effects
  • Cooperative, creative problem solving to help our youth, our budget, traffic issues, and to move toward a sustainable future.
  • Continue to promote public safety and bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure.
  • Continue to advocate for a Fairfax that works for Fairfax residents.
William B. "Bill" Madsen Click here for more information about this candidate 872 votes 13.63%
  • Occupation: Firefighter
  • Fairfax Planning Commission -- 2001 to 2008
  • Board of Directors, Fairfax Chamber of Commerce -- 2005-present
  • Supervisory Committee, San Francisco Fire Credit Union -- 2006 - present
  • B.A. Communications, U.C. San Diego, 1988
  • TOWN FINANCES. The Mayor tells us that we're going to have to make Measure I (previously Measure F) permanent
  • PLANNING: The State wants to increase development in Fairfax. We need to keep control of planning in Fairfax, and preserve our town's character.
  • COUNCIL RESPONSIVENESS. We need a Council that listens and incorporates public comment into its decisions.
Susan Brandborg Click here for more information about this candidate 848 votes 13.26%
  • Occupation: Incumbent-Educator
  • Taught at San Francisco State University & San Jose State University
  • Served four terms as Mayor
  • Former President of the Ross Valley Fire Board
  • Former President of the Marin County Council of Mayors and Council Members
  • Served on the Marin County Childcare Commission
  • Serve on the Marin County Disaster Council
  • Keep Fairfax financially sustainable, and continue to provide services our citizens deserve
  • Make public safety, as well as infrastructure repairs, the top budget priorities
  • Keep our downtown commercially viable and maintain our small town character
Wendy (Wreden) Baker Click here for more information about this candidate 783 votes 12.24%
  • Occupation: Government Relations
  • Former Fairfax Mayor
  • Professional grantwriter, garnered $4 mil
  • Served on the Board of Directors for Habitat for Humanity,the Presidio, S.F., Remediation Advisory Board, Interstate 80 Reconstruction Advisory Board
  • Served on the Fairfax Planning Commission as Chair
  • Served as Vice-President of the Marin County Council of Mayors and Councilmembers
  • Harvard MA and UC Berkeley BA
  • Financial / budget
  • Safety services
  • Retain Fairfax's small town character
Christopher Lang 275 votes 4.30%
  • Occupation: Landscape Contractor/Gardener

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