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Alameda County, CA November 6, 2001 Election
Member, City Council; City of Union City Voter Information

Results as of November 16 11:33am, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (22/22)
Candidates (Vote for 3)
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Carol J. Dutra-Vernaci 3795 votes 27.7%

  • Occupation: Tax Professional - EA
  • Incumbent Council Member - 4 years
  • Former Planning Commissioner - 4 years
  • Former Redevelopment Advisory Committee Member - 9 years
  • Former Tree and Landscape Review Board Member
  • Former Budget Committee Member
  • Past-President Union City Chamber of Commerce
  • Land Use- Create a balance of land use to ensure a financially sound city, including much needed playing fields for our community.
  • Transportation- Build a transit village and transit hub around the B.A.R.T. station and Route 84 parkway.
  • Affordable Housing - Build more rental and ownership units.
Richard Valle 3470 votes 25.4%
  • Occupation: Executive Director, Spectrum Community Services
  • Masters' Public Administration
  • Board Member, Materials for the Future Foundation
  • Board Member, St. Rose Hospital
  • Founder, Union City Science Festival
  • Founder, TRI-CED Community Recycling
  • Sustainable and Quality development of Union City.
  • High level of community service from all departments.
  • Responsive and engaging city government.
Manuel "Manny" Fernandez 3404 votes 24.9%
  • Occupation: Landscape Architect
  • Incumbent
  • Improvement on the quality of life in our community through sustained economic growth.
  • A low crime rate and quick response times by Police and Fire departments
  • Increase and expand athletic sites and public parks within our community.
John R. Tester 1708 votes 12.5%
  • Occupation: Business Owner
  • Chairman, Parks & Recreation Commission
  • President, Little League Baseball
  • Member, Skate Park Action Committee
  • Member, Friends of Union City Foundation
  • Member, Sports Advisory Committee
  • Member, Volunteer Recognition Committee
  • A voice for youth and youth services on the City Council
  • Transportaion, retail development, parks, playgrounds and open space
  • The build out of Union City
Myrla Raymundo 1281 votes 9.3%
  • Occupation: Planning Commissioner
  • Bachelor and Masters Degree in Business Administration
  • Arts Council Member
  • Alameda County Public Health Advisory Board
  • Founder and President, Union City Historical Museum
  • Alameda County Retired county Manager
  • Distinguished Toastmaster ( DTM )
  • City's Financial Health
  • Affordable Housing
  • Needs of the diverse community

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