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Contra Costa County, CA November 2, 1999 Election
Council Member; City of El Cerrito

Candidates (Vote for 2)
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Janet H. Abelson 2,882 votes 27.2%

  • Occupation: Retired Systems Analyst
  • MBA in Management
  • El Cerrito Planning Commissioner
  • Chair, El Cerrito Earthday
  • Service on Transportation & Land Use Commissions/ Boards
  • Harding and Portola Parent Service Awards
  • Regional and State Transportation Awards
  • Attract and retain businesses to increase economic vitality and provide a quality shopping experience at the Plaza and throughout the City.
  • Manage City funds and resources wisely. Seek innovative new grants and partnerships to retain and enhance our services.
  • Improve and maintain our recreation facilities, parks, streets, and other community assets.
Kathie Perka 2,841 votes 26.8%
Letitia Moore 2,723 votes 25.7%
  • Occupation: Environmental Attorney
  • El Cerrito Planning Commission
  • Idaho Apartments Neighborhood Advisory Group
  • General Plan Update Process Team
  • Del Norte Planning Process Task Force
  • Graduate, Boalt Hall School of Law, U.C. Berkeley (1989)
  • Graduate, Yale University (1986)
  • Build partnerships to promote investments in El Cerrito that will generate increasing revenues to support and enhance City services.
  • Ensure that the City Council considers the interests of all the residents of El Cerrito in making decisions, not just the most vocal.
  • Promote, preserve and improve the quality of life in El Cerrito.
Bea O'Keefe 2,162 votes 20.4%
  • Occupation: Clinical Laboratory Scientist
  • Director, Stege Sanitary District
  • Masters of Business Administration-Finance, Golden State University
  • Bachelors of Science, University of California at Berkeley
  • Employer-California Department of Health Services, Inspect Clinical Laboratories for compliance with Federal and State regs.
  • Phi Beta Kappa-UC Berkeley, President's Cup-San Francisco City College
  • President-California State Employee's Association, Local 132
  • Revitalize Business Community
  • Restore Fiscal Responsibility
  • Repair our Aging Infrastructure

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