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San Francisco County, CA March 7, 2000 Election
Democratic Party Central Committee; Assembly District 13

Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Jeff Sheehy

  • Occupation: Civil Rights Organizer
Sue Bierman
  • Occupation: Incumbent
Jerry D. Threet
  • Occupation: Housing and Employment Rights Attorney Attorney
  • San Francisco Tenants Union, Steering Committee Member
  • Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club, Executive Board Member
  • Masters Public Policy/ J.D. Law - University of Texas
  • Member & Volunteer, Glide Memorial Church
  • Volunteer, Simply Supper, Metropolitan Community Church
  • Reform the Democratic County Central Committee to make it responsive to the needs of ordinary San Franciscans, not big-money campaign contributors.
  • Reform campaign finance laws to limit the influence of big business contributions on local elections.
  • Protect rent control while working to increase the stock of truly affordable housing in our city.
Claude Wilson
  • Occupation: Incumbent
George Smith, III
  • Occupation: Municipal Manager
Robin F. Levitt
  • Occupation: Architect
Aaron Peskin
  • Occupation: President, Environmental Nonprofit
  • non-profit land and water conservation professional
  • President, Telegraph Hill Dwellers neighborhood association
  • Member, Port of San Francisco Environmental Quality Advisory Committee
  • Steering Committee Member, Save Jackson Square
  • San Francisco Bay swimmer (South End Rowing Club)
  • To broaden citizen participation in electoral politics through a renewed focus on registering Democratic voters and getting them out to vote
  • To build and maintain trust and respect for the Democratic Party, its platform, and its endorsed candidates and issues among San Francisco voters
  • TO shift focus from taking sides in divisive local races to mobilizing SF as a statewide Democratic powerhouse
Alonzo D. Reese
  • Occupation: Law Firm Administrator
Toye Moses
  • Occupation: Mental Health Educator
Meagan Levitan
  • Occupation: Incumbent
Phillip Babcock
  • Occupation: Academic Analyst
Frederick Hobson
  • Occupation: Health Policy Consultant
  • Environmentalist/ S.F. Tomorrow Board, Audubon Society
  • S.F. Rent Board Commissioner appointed by Mayor Brown. Endorsed by Affordable Housing Alliance & Tenants Network, Rent Board President, Comm.Wasserman
  • S.F. Health Authority Board, Chair of Public Policy, Co-Founder of Health Plan, Patient Rights Advocate, Founder of Group Health Help
  • San Francisco Drug Abuse Advisory Board appointed by Board of Supervisors
  • Vice-President of the Alliance for a Better District 6, a non-partisan group promoting candidates, issues and action that will better District 6
  • Animal lover. Lives with cats Drucilla & Wilse and birds Florence and & Beau (nightingales) and Aloysuis the ornate lorikeet.
  • To reach out and involve rank & file in DCCC's decision making process. Hold monthly DCCC meetings in each District and initiate newsletter.
  • To focus the Demcratic Party on social welfare, education, the environment, and good government. Revitalize our commitment and compassion.
  • Work for the election of good, progressive democrats who have a pragmatic approach to problem solving.
Criss Romero
  • Occupation: Union Organizer
Paul J. "Pablo" Heising
  • Occupation: Street Fair Producer
  • Exec. Dir. Haight Streetfair
  • Exec. Dir. Castro Streetfair
  • Board member Haight Ash. Merchant Assn.
  • Member Merchants of upper market and Castro
  • Reform of Demo. party
  • More openess in business of Demo. Central Comm.
  • More Progressive and aggressive positions by Demo party in S F
Marisa Moret
  • Occupation: Attorney
Shawn P. O'Hearn
  • Occupation: Management Assistant at City College of San Francisco
  • Bachelor in Political Science from University of San Diego
  • Appointed two year term on City's HIV Prevention Planning Council
  • Adopt Stronger Campaign Finance Reform Legislation
  • Protection and expansion of affordable housing and small business
  • Limited chain store growth in residential sectors of the city where they are not wanted.
Scott M. Moore
  • Occupation: Internet Communications Worker
Dennis J. Herrera
  • Occupation: Maritime Attorney
Bryan Freedman
  • Occupation: Software Engineer
Phyllis Walker
  • Occupation: Attorney
  • Specialties: Civil Rights and Public Law
  • Vice President, Democratic Women's Forum
  • Former Volunteer- SF Bar Association Homeless Advocacy Project
  • Mediator- (certified) to reslove disputes without litigation and make affordable dispute resolution available to all
  • Homelessness- to increase the political will to eliminate homelessness- it can be done
  • Education- Governor Davis has not yet done enough to combat California's failing public education system
  • Environment- to preserve a livable environment to present and future generations
Richard Ow
  • Occupation: Retired Postal Worker
Dean Goodwin
  • Occupation: HIV Services Analyst
Greg Day
  • Occupation: Incumbent
  • 16 years of independent progressive voting, as an elected member of the San Francisco Democratic Central Committee.
  • 22 years as a tenant and a housing activist in San Francisco.
  • Co-Chair, Proposition G, The Campaign to Reopen San Francisco's Playground After School
  • Member, Steering Commmittee of Proposition M, The Downtown Growth Control Initiative.
  • Co-Author, SF Services Plan for Runaway and Homeless Youth.
  • Chair, Citizen's Committee on Community Development, 1984-85.
  • Increased Democratic Party financial support for voter registration in under registered neighborhoods and communities.
  • Greater citizen, neighborhood and club participation in the DCCC's decison making process.
  • A more public, timely and participatory process for the DCCC's receipt and expenditure of campaign money.
Joe McDaniel, Jr.
  • Occupation: Attorney at Law
Willie Ratcliff
  • Occupation: None
Leslie R. Katz
  • Occupation: Incumbent
Anna Damiani
  • Occupation: Small Business Owner
Juanita Owens
  • Occupation: School Board Member
R. Scott Durcanin
  • Occupation: Financial Advisor
  • North Beach Chamber of Commerce- Board Member
  • Russian Hill Neighbors- Treasurer and Planning & Zoning Committee
  • Telegraph Hill Dwellers- Planning & Zoning Committee
  • Small business owner- North Beach Investors
  • North Beach Neighbors- New Board Member
  • Voter Registration
  • Voter Education
  • Voter Outreach
Wade Crowfoot
  • Occupation: Environmental Organizer
  • Steering Committee member, SF Environmental Organizing Committee
  • Project Director, David Binder Research (work on statewide Dem. campaigns)
  • Leader of Yes on E (Muni Reform) and Yes on I (Octavia Boulevard)
  • Bilingual tutor in San Franciso Public Schools
  • Background in urban redevelopment and planning
  • Strengthen the Democratic Party's connection to local voters, which includes effective voter education, voter registration, and voter mobilization.
  • Invigorate local Democratic Clubs and provide the resources necessary for these clubs to flourish.
  • Powerfully advocate on behalf of progressive public policies that are relevant to all San Franciscans (health care, education, affordability, etc.)
Byron McQuarters
  • Occupation: Child Support Investigator
Gwyneth J. Borden
  • Occupation: Legislative Aide
  • Aide to Supervisor Gavin Newsom
  • Worked for U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer ('95-'96)
  • Program and Community Gifts Chair and Board Member, Bayview Hunter's Point YMCA
  • Member, Bill Bradley for President Unity 2000 Committee
  • Vice President, San Francisco Young Democrats
  • Active Member, Junior League of San Francisco
  • To get more young people and people of color involved in the political process.
  • To engage more people in the Democratic Party by conducting voter education and registration.
  • To be an advocate on critical issues facing San Francisco (long-term planning concerning housing and transit issues, etc.).
Daniel Guillory
  • Occupation: Human Resource Consultant

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