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Contra Costa County, CA March 5, 2002 Election
Green Party County Council At Large; County of Contra Costa Voter Information

Results as of Apr 19 10:55am, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (910/910)
Candidates (Vote for 7)
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Tyler Snortum-Phelps 866 votes 15.0%

  • Occupation: Nature Educator
  • Green Party activist since 1993
  • Served on the Contra Costa County Council for 4 years
  • Clearinghouse Coordinator for the Green Party of Contra Costa.
  • Campaign Director for the Peter Miguel Camejo for Governor
  • Growth of the Green Party at both the local and state levels.
  • Encouraging qualified Greens to run for local office.
  • Environmental awareness of Contra Costa and California.
Kathleen Nimr 858 votes 14.8%
  • Occupation: Incumbent
  • Served as Chief of Staff for County Supervisor Nancy Fahden (1976-1979)
  • Served as Chief of Staff for County Supervisor Jim Rogers (1994-1998)
  • Coordinated the Campaign for Ralph Nader for President in Contra Costa County in 2000
  • Planning and Land Use
  • Recycling
  • Transportation
Jeanne-Marie Rosenmeier 759 votes 13.1%
  • Occupation: Certified Public Accountant
  • BA in Mathematics (cum laude) from Pomona College (1973)
  • MBA from University of Chicago (1975)
  • Founding member and first president of the DuPage County, Illinois, Women's Political Caucus
  • National Treasurer for Homemakers for ERA
  • Credentialed as a CPA since 1988
  • Founded her own accounting firm in 1991
  • Keeping California's Economy Strong
  • Use of Economically Targeted Investments to help all areas of California to prosper
  • Use of Socially Responsible Investments to help increase the returns we receive
Craig D. Peterson 735 votes 12.7%
  • Occupation: Laborer
  • Communications Committee member
  • Delegate to LA plenary
  • Member of the Camejo for Governor steering committee
  • Making sure that communication between members improves.
  • Outreach to voters who are not yet members of the Green Party.
  • Networking with like minded groups and organizations.
Christy L. Gale 717 votes 12.4%
  • Occupation: Legal Secretary
  • Treasurer for the Green Party of Contra Costa since 1997
  • Former member of the Ecology Working Group of the Green Party of California
  • Have been involved with the Green Party of Contra Costa since its inception
  • Have served on the County Council for three previous terms.
  • Environmental concerns for the county and world
  • Wise use of the funds we are given
  • That we, as a political party, set an example of ethical behavior
Sharon L. Peterson 712 votes 12.3%
  • Occupation: Secretary
  • Serves as a committee member in the Green Party of Contra Costa since Summer 2000.
  • Manages the local party's website.
  • Serves as Bay Area representative on the Coordinating Committee for the Green Party of CA.
  • Develop and keep clear communications both within the party and within the greater community.
  • Use the web and newsletter to inform and inspire members of the party.
  • Help the community become aware that there is an alternative to "Business as Usual."
Michael Ray Ritter 657 votes 11.4%
  • Occupation: Courier/Songwriter
  • I am a California native, born and raised in Long Beach.
  • I attended Long Beach City College and Cal-State University at Long Beach, majoring in political science
  • I was appointed to a vacant position on the County Council in June 2001
  • Growth of the Green Party in East County
  • Electoral Reform (such as instant runoff voting and proportional representation)
  • Campaign Finance Reform
David James Smith 481 votes 8.3%
  • Occupation: Purchaser
  • Manager of the Inventory Control Office of Water Pollution Control for the City and County of San Francisco.
  • President of the Canyon Elementary School District governing board.
  • Presently serving on the County Council of the Green Party of Contra Costa.
  • Former instructor at St. Mary's College in the Integral Program.
  • I received my bachelor's degree from St. Mary's College.
  • I received my master's degree from UC San Diego.
  • Increasing environmental awareness of the community
  • Using the scientific resourses of the area to focus on local needs.
  • Have more Green Party members run for and win local offices.

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