Stanislaus County, CA November 2, 1999 Election
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Gary A. Lopez

Candidate for
Board of Education Member; Modesto Elementary and High School Districts

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Biographical Highlights
  • Occupation: Captain, Modesto Fire Department.
  • Education: California State Fire Marshall Officer school, public high school.
  • Public service: 18 years on the Modesto Fire Department.
  • Activities: Active in the Sober Graduation, Big Brother, and Special Olympics programs.
  • Personal: My wife and I have two daughters in kindergarten and 1st grade at local public schools.
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Top Priorities if Elected
  • My first priority is reducing class size in the early grades. Ensuring early reading is the best way to prevent later problems.
  • Second, we must ensure school safety. I will put my years of exerience in public safety and prevention to work in our schools.
  • Third, we must improve the links between schools and good jobs. I favor public-private partnerships to help kids explore and prepare for good careers.
Key Endorsements
  • Congressman Gary Condit
  • Modesto Teachers Association
  • Modesto Police Officers Association
Campaign Contact Information
3508 Beachler Drive
Modesto, CA 95356

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