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Alameda County, CA March 5, 2002 Election
Member of City Council; City of Piedmont; Full Term Voter Information

Full Term.

Results as of Apr 2 8:55pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (11/11)
Candidates (Vote for 3)
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Abe Friedman 2411 votes 28.7%

  • Occupation: Father/Public Attorney
  • Member, Piedmont's Housing Element Review Committee
  • Volunteer, Harvest Festival & Boy Scout Tree Lot
  • Supporter, Piedmont Education & Beautification Foundations
  • Vice Chair, Alameda County Parks, Recreation & Historical Commission
  • Deputy City Attorney, City and County of San Francisco
  • Master's Degree in Public Policy, Law Degree and B.A. from U.C. Berkeley
  • Promote a positive working relationship between the Council and the School Board and expand community support for our excellent schools.
  • Recruit & retain outstanding public safety officers to: 1) protect excellent service and rapid response times and 2) ensure desirable staffing levels.
  • Save prudently and spend cautiously to protect Piedmont's economic future.
Jeff Wieler 2081 votes 24.8%
  • Occupation: Business/Finance Manager
  • 20 years of corporate financial mgmt experience
  • Chair: 1999 Piedmont Tax Review Committee
  • Past Chair: Piedmont Civil Service Commission
  • Currently Piedmont Park Commissioner
  • M.B.A. from Harvard Business School
  • Bachelors Degree from Princeton University
  • Use my financial expertise to promote cost-efficient use of your tax dollars; continued sound financial management of Piedmont's city services.
  • Use my school management experience to help maintain the existing good relationship between the City and Piedmont's schools.
  • Support youth recreational programs. Upgrade Linda Field with Field-turf to provide a safer, better sports facility for our kids. .
Michael Bruck 2002 votes 23.8%
  • Occupation: Incumbent
  • Member and chair, Piedmont Park Commission
  • Member, Piedmont Capital Improvement Projects Committee
  • Trustee, Piedmont Beautification Foundation
  • President and director, Oakland SPCA
  • President and director, UC Santa Barbara Alumni Association
  • Practicing attorney, 26 years
  • Maintain strong and effective police and fire services
  • Budget in a fiscally responsible manner
  • Continue open, responsive city government which welcomes resident input
Ann G. Rapson 1887 votes 22.5%
  • Occupation: Community Volunteer/Attorney
  • Piedmont Park Commission, Vice-Chair (2000-2002), Member (1998-2000)
  • Member, Main Park Task Force (2000-2002)
  • Member, Wildwood Parents Club (1991-2002); Board Member (1993-1998)
  • Cooking Instructor, Piedmont Recreation Department (1999-2002)
  • Coordinator, Piedmont Arbor Day Programs (2000-2001)
  • Manager, Employee and Labor Relations, University of San Francisco (1977-1983)
  • As the only candidate with children in Piedmont's schools, I will be a clear and experienced voice for families with school-aged children.
  • I will maintain and improve Piedmont's high standard of police, fire and paramedic services, and recreational programs.
  • I will promote the beauty and safety of our parks, and the best possible uses of our playfields, public buildings and civic center area.

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