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Contra Costa County, CA November 2, 1999 Election
Council Member; City of Pleasant Hill

Candidates (Vote for 3)
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Charles C "Chuck" Escover 4,012 votes 26.2%

  • Occupation: Deputy Sheriff
  • Coach-Martinez-Pleasant Hill AYSO Soccer
  • Special Olympics Volunteer
  • Mt Diablo-Silverado Boy Scouts Volunteer
  • Member Republican Central Committee ( Elected)
  • Education
  • Traffic issues
  • Improved business relationships.
David E. Durant 3,971 votes 25.9%
  • Occupation: Attorney - Safeway, Inc. (Law Degree from Univ. of Chicago)
  • Pleasant Hill Planning Commissioner (1996 - present); Chair '98-'99
  • 1999 Graduate - Leadership Diablo; 1999 recipient California First Amendment Coalition Shield of Courage Award
  • PH Redevelopment Advisory Committee '93-'96; past chair
  • President of two boards (senior legal services and youth development/violence prevention)
  • Past President - Sequoia Middle School Parent/Faculty Club
  • Former Umpire - Pleasant Hill Baseball Association
  • Promoting child safety and a responsive, service-oriented government that treats residents like customers!
  • Managing growth, including protecting and enhancing neighborhoods city-wide and supporting local business
  • Promoting and improving our New Downtown, and fostering cooperation with neighboring cities and agencies.
Suzanne Carol Angeli 3,282 votes 21.4%
  • Occupation: Customer Service Administrator
  • Chairperson Planning Commission
  • President BART Professional Employees
  • Certified Association Community Manager
  • Fair,open,responsive city council addressing concerns of every neighborhood of Pleasant Hill
  • Traffic mitigation, school mutual cooperation between the city and the school board
  • Respecful city council working with other juridictions within Contra Costa County
Delos M. "'Mac Mace 2,576 votes 16.8%
  • Occupation: Retail Sales, Macy's S.F.
  • B.S. Political Science, Golden Gate Univ. SFF.
  • Protecting neighborhoods from overdevelopment and more traffic
  • Improving Pleasant Hill's schools
  • Completing our Downtown Redevelopment
"Sherm" Fishman 806 votes 5.3%
  • Occupation: Small Business Entrepreneur
  • AB Tufts University
  • MS University of Chicago
  • Med. Admin. Ctf. Univ. of CA Berkeley
  • Real Estate Ctf. DVC
  • Small Entity Patent Owners Association, Ex. Dir.
  • Organizer: (1970) Scientists, Engineers, Technicians: United Professionals (SET-UP)
  • Preserve Iron Horse Corridor Bart Parking
  • Additional Bores in Caldecot Tunnel
  • Remove City Fees for Home Business and Small Business Professionals
David W. Ashmore 690 votes 4.5%
  • Occupation: Trade Show Exhibits Builder & Installer
  • Graduate of Healdsburg High School
  • Vocational Classes with a focus on computers
  • Pleasant Hill should remain a community with an overall quality of life emphasis
  • An in-depth review of the City budget and capital expenditure's, the general plan, code's
  • The selection of the right people for communities and concession's

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