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San Francisco County, CA March 7, 2000 Election
Democratic Party Central Committee; Assembly District 12

Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Order is random and changes daily.

Arlo Smith

  • Occupation: Incumbent
Chris Dittenhafer
  • Occupation: Financial Advisor
  • SF Taxi Commissioner/Neighborhood Rep.
  • President/SF Council of District Merchants Assoc
  • President/Polk District Merchants
  • Use 20th Century technology to increase voter understanding
  • Support issue which preserve SF neighborhoods and businesses
  • Support candidates which preserve SF neighborhoods and bussinesses
Jennifer Clary
  • Occupation: Purchasing Agent
Brajah Norris
  • Occupation: None
Joe Julian
  • Occupation: University Professor
  • President of the Juvenille Probation Commission
  • Ph.D. University of Washington, Seattle, Washington (Sociology)
  • M.A. University of Washington, Seattle, Washington (Sociology)
  • B.A. San Francisco State University, San Francisco, California (Major: Sociology, Minor: Anthropology)
  • Affordable Housing
  • Living Wage
  • Improving Public Transportation
Tom Hsieh
  • Occupation: Public Relations Executive
Alexander J. Wong
  • Occupation: Incumbent
  • First Vice Chair, DCCC
  • President, Richmond District Democratic Club
  • Co-Chair, Asian Pacific Democratic Club
  • State Bar Exec. Committee on Workers' Comp.
  • Former U.C. Student Regent
  • Mayor's Homeless Fund Advisory Committee
  • Register/ turn out voters to promote a progressive, Democratic agenda.
  • Keep the Democratic Party accessible and responsive to the community.
  • Reduce infighting and build coalitions to promote a common agenda.
Gerardo Sandoval
  • Occupation: Civil Rights Attorney
  • City Commissioner
  • Columbia Law School, J.D.
  • U.C. Berkeley, Masters Degree City Planning
  • U.C. Berkeley, BA
  • Register more young Democrats and retired/senior Democrats.
  • Make the Democratic party more active in our community.
  • Get Democrats out on election day.
Tony Kilroy
  • Occupation: Incumbent
Connie O'Connor
  • Occupation: Incumbent
Eric Mar
  • Occupation: Public Interest Attorney/SF State University Educator
  • Past Director, Northern California Coalition for Immigrant Rights
  • Educator, Asian American Studies/Ethnic Studies, SF State University
  • Labor activist with APALA (Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance)/CFA/CTA
  • Social Justice Activist - Board member Media Alliance. Chinese Progressive Association. SF's for Tax Justice. Richmond District Democratic Club
  • Founder, Institute for Multiracial Justice, APIforCE (Asians and Pacific Islanders for Community Empowerment) and other groups
  • Member of the SF Elections Task Force which lead the effort to bring District Elections back to SF for Nov. 2000
  • Reform and Democratize the Political System
  • Expand the Electorate to Include Historically Disenfranchised Groups
  • Build a Diverse Coalition of Working Families/People of Color/Gays & Lesbians and Empower the Neighborhboods
Elaine Collins McBride
  • Occupation: Nurse Practitioner/Parent
Patrick C. Fitzgerald
  • Occupation: Rail Transit Consultant
  • Associate of Arts degree, City College of San Francisco
  • former Corresponding Secertary of San Francisco Democratic Party
  • Fair Trade: protectoin of American Jobs and the safeguarding of American Industries
  • Saving and enhancing Social Securiy and Medicare
  • Public financing of political campaigns as a step towards good, honest, quality government for all
Bob Geary
  • Occupation: Policeman/Ventriloquist-Puppeteer
Peter Renstrom
  • Occupation: Attorney
Marlene Tran
  • Occupation: Teacher
Michael R. Farrah, Jr.
  • Occupation: Legislative Policy Aide
  • Native San Franciscan
  • Neighborhood Parks Volunteer
  • Legislative Policy Aide to Supervisor Gavin Newsom
  • City Wide Democratic Party Convention
  • Registration
  • Neignborhood Perspective to County Committee
Henry Louie
  • Occupation: Incumbent
Robert Pender
  • Occupation: Tenants Representative
Paul Hogan Priorities:
  • Use the Internet to register, organize and eductate voters. Attract more young voters, seniors and people normally shut out of the political process.
  • Coordinate and help implement programs that bring computers and technology mentoring to economically disadvantaged groups in San Francisco
  • Help maintain the county committee as a city-wide unifying body under the system of district elections.
Jane Morrison
  • Occupation: Incumbent
Dan Kalb
  • Occupation: College Educational Supervisor
  • Member, Executive Board, Calif. Democratic Party
  • Past President, Raoul Wallenberg Jewish Democratic Club
  • Future Chapter Director, Sierra Club (starting 3/8/00)
  • Member, CDP Environmental Caucus
  • To make sure the Democratic Nominee for President caries California in November (I am supporting Bill Bradley in the Primary)
  • To promote COMMUNITY SERVICE from within the Democratic Party
  • To increase voter registration efforts in under-represented areas
Rebecca Silverberg
  • Occupation: Benefits Coordinator
  • President, Excelsior District Improvement Association
  • Secretary, District 11 Democratic Club
  • Chair, Government & Elections Committee
  • Coalition for San Francisco Neighborhoods
  • Bring a neighborhood perspective to the DCCC
  • Register new Democrats
  • Futher the Agenda of the Democratic Party
Marjorie Ann Williams
  • Occupation: Member, San Francisco Democratic Central Committee
  • CEO / Consultant Dynamic Development Associates
  • Career / Personnel Development Specialist
  • Change Management Specialist
  • Welfare to Work Trainer
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Officer
  • Personnelist and Community Activist
  • Living Wage
  • Affordable Housing
  • Homelessness
Rebecca Delgado
  • Occupation: Incumbent

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