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Fresno County, CA June 3, 2014 Election
Council Member; City of Fresno; Council District 1 Voter Information

A runoff may be held on 11/4/14 between the top 2 candidates who received the most votes if neither receives a majority. If one candidate receives a majority of votes in this election, that candidate wins and no runoff will be held.

Results as of Jul 9 6:42pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (28/28)
23.6% Voter Turnout (7575/32104)
(14 Total Other Write-In Votes 0.18%)

Runoff Election 11/4/14

Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Cary Catalano 2569 votes 33.91%

  • Occupation: Business Owner
Esmeralda Soria Click here for more information about this candidate 2539 votes 33.52%
  • Occupation: Educator/Attorney
  • Central Valley Native
  • UC Davis School of Law
  • Fresno EOC Board Member
  • Hands On Central CA Board Member
  • Fresno Barrios Unidos Board Member
  • Federal, state & local policy experience
  • Jobs & Economic Opportunities
  • Safer & Stronger Neighborhoods
  • Strengthen City Services
Rama Dawar 812 votes 10.72%
  • Occupation: Businessman
Rebeca A. Rangel Click here for more information about this candidate 718 votes 9.48%
  • Occupation: Mental Health Professional
  • 2000-present, Central California Criminal Justice Committee, chaired for most
of last 11 years.
  • 2007-2013, Introduced mediation program that was accepted by police chief and passed unanimously by city council, 2012.
  • 2005-present, created youth/police handbook for high school students.
  • Outstanding Alumni Community Service Award, 1995, Oakes College, UCSC
  • Over 30 years of community advocate experience, helping people to help themselves.
  • MA in Social Science, Women Studies/Mexican American Grad Studies, San Jose State University
  • Building community awareness and participation will be number one on my agenda.
  • Continue to build safe Neighborhoods and Community by continuing to build and support our neighborhood parks.
  • We need more jobs, i am committed to bringing more jobs to Fresno by: redirecting Federal monies into, job development.
Mark J. Castro Click here for more information about this candidate 552 votes 7.29%
  • Occupation: Businessman/Attorney
  • Born and Raised in Fresno
  • Owner of a family trucking company, which has been established in Fresno County for over 50 years
  • Chief Executive of Castro Law Group, PC,
  • Better Jobs for a Better Fresno
  • Public Safety & Neighborhood Safety
  • Education
Jackson Shepherd 244 votes 3.22%
  • Occupation: Father/Student
Lawrence A. Cano Click here for more information about this candidate 127 votes 1.68%
  • Occupation: Manager
  • 01/2013-Present Powers Electric Products: Manufacture Well Sounders. Measure's water levels. We are competitive and have strong financial gains.
  • 11/2008-03/2013 Retail Manager: Walgreens
  • Helped Walgreens to become number 1 in the Food and Drug Industry.
  • I believe I have strong leadership skills in decision-making, highly organized, confident of my skills, honest and most of all hardworking.
  • 2007: Received BS in Business Administration Management from Sacramento State University.
  • 2010: Volunteer of the Year at Children's Hospital Central California
  • Local Economic Development: Neighborhood development to improve and to promote a better standard of living.
  • Revitalize our neighborhoods: Address public safety, neglected neighborhoods, community parks and build trust with citizens.
  • Bring jobs to Fresno: Make it favorable for various companies to build in Fresno. Ex. automotive, electronic or computer companies.

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