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Stanislaus County, CA November 2, 1999 Election
Council Member, Chair 6; City of Modesto

Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Tim Fisher 9,505 votes 51%

  • Occupation: Architect
  • Age 53. Married, wife Judy, and four children.
  • Public Service: City Council (1995 - present), Planning Commission (1990-1995), Board of Zoning Adjustment (1982-1989)
  • Education: University of Arizona, B.Arch (1974-1979); UC Santa Barbara, BA-Zoology (1966-1968)
  • Civic Activity: Modesto Lions Club, STANCO Board Member
  • Military Service: US Air Force, Captain-Navigator/Silver Star Recipient (1969-1974)
  • Economic Development
  • Public Safety
  • Cultural & Recreational Venues
Steve Burke 6,409 votes 34%
  • Occupation: Public Advocacy Consultant
  • Community and environment activist; participant in the process of local government on behalf of the public for the past nine years.
  • Longtime advocate of farmland preservation, with special attention to the financial needs of individual landowners.
  • Coordinator of Rally for the Valley. Member of the Farmland Working Group.
  • Past or present board member of many community and environmental groups including Stanislaus Taxpayers Assoc., GOAL, State Theater, Ecology Action
  • Citizen's Advisory Committee of SAAG; Modesto Citizen's Advisory Committee on Recycling
  • Petitioner in recent successful legal action against Diablo Grande, to uphold State Enviornmental planning laws and insure adequate water supply.
  • Open government. Work to provide for meaningful and open dialogue with the public, regular and well-publicized government meetings and activities.
  • Farmland preservation.
  • Public vote on public debt and honoring public advisory votes on growth.
Steve Trapp 2,757 votes 15%
(This candidate has not responded to Smart Voter)

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