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Alameda County, CA March 5, 2002 Election
Member, Democratic Party County Central Committee; County of Alameda; Assembly District 20 Voter Information

Results as of Apr 2 8:55pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (277/277)
Candidates (Vote for 6)
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Bill R McMillin 11884 votes 15.7%

  • Occupation: Newark School Board Member
  • Commercial Real Estate Broker; Former High School Teacher, Middle School Principal, and Educational Planner
  • Incumbent, Alameda County Democratic Central Committee
  • Treasurer, Fremont-Newark Democratic Forum
  • Member, California State Democratic Central Committee
  • Board President, Mission Valley (Fremont, Union City & Newark)Regional Occupational Program and Chairperson, Mission Valley Special Education Board
  • BA Math & MA in Education - Stanford University; Completed course work for Ph.D. in Educational Administration - Syracuse University
  • Fair Educational Funding and Accountability
  • Lower Waste in Government Spending
  • Electing Democrats and Political Finance Reform
Sybil Smith 11409 votes 15.1%
  • Occupation: Incumbent
  • Member, Alameda County Democratic Central Committee
  • Chair, Fremont/Newark Democratic Forum
  • Volunteer of the Year, California Democratic Party
  • Chair, Ohlone Area United Democratic Campaign
  • Demcratic Party Principals and Ideals
  • Working to help voters understand what the Democratic Party is about
  • Continue to work for grassroots participation in Democratic Party
Richard Edward Valle 11383 votes 15.1%
  • Occupation: Union City Councilmember
  • Appointed, Member of Electoral College, 2000 Campaign
  • Past Director of the 18th Assembly District Campaign Headquarters
  • Founder of Union City Democratic Club
  • Currently Recording Secretary of Alameda County Central Democratic Party
  • Graduate Degree from Cal-State University, Hayward
  • Vietnam Veteran, U.S. Army Medic
  • I have worked to help people in my community engage and be involved in the political process.
  • I believe that every person has potential.
  • Our form of government is as strong as the community we live in, it is up to each of us to make life better one day at a time.
Val Bettencourt 11283 votes 15.0%
  • Occupation: Member Central Committee
Yvette Brittain 11139 votes 14.8%
  • Occupation: Incumbent
  • Elected, Alameda County Democratic Central Committee, 2000 & 1998
  • Chair, Fremont Human Relations Commission
  • Chair, 20th Democratic Assembly District Committee
  • 1999 Region 5 Democrat Volunteer of the Year
  • Board of Directors, Tri-Cities Children's Centers
  • Board of Directors, Legal Assistance for Seniors
  • Promote voter education, participation, and information.
  • Advocate for technology to insure that every vote counts.
  • Support and promote the Democratic Party's platform.
John R. Smith 10694 votes 14.2%
  • Occupation: Incumbent
  • Member, Alameda County Democratic Central Committee
  • Secretary, Fremont/Newark Democratic Forum
  • Alameda Democrat of the Year, 2000
  • Merchandise/Marketing Manager, Retired
  • Democratic Party Platform and Ideals
  • Democratic Activist
  • Working locally on community projects
Martin L. "Marty" Koller 7428 votes 9.8%
  • Occupation: Facilities Mechanic
  • Alameda County Water District, Board Member
  • Life member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars
  • Past President, Fremont Jaycees
  • Charter Member, Newark Toastmasters Intl.
  • Disabled Vietnam Veteran
  • First and foremost reflect the wishes of my constituent
  • Support the current Califonia Democratic Platform
  • Ensure organized labor is a integral part of this party

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