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Orange County, CA November 5, 2002 Election
Board Member; Cypress School District Voter Information

4 Year Term.

Results as of Dec 6 2:34am, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (33/33)
Candidates (Vote for 3)
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Ellen R. Friedmann 5,073 votes 23.1%

  • Occupation: Incumbent
  • Marketing Director for a law firm
  • B. A. in Sociology from Long Beach State
  • Thirty year resident of Cypress
  • Anaheim Union High School District Friend of Education Award winner
  • Twenty years of experience on Cypress School District Board of Trustees
  • Kids come first
  • Provide qualified, experienced staff
  • Keep class size low and schools small
Dave Giese 4,804 votes 21.9%
  • Occupation: Incumbent
  • Board of Trustees Member since 1997
  • 38 years as teacher/administrator - Long Beach Unified School District
  • Member of Board of Directors, Cypress Boys and Girls Club
  • M.A. Cal State Univ., Long Beach
  • Teaching and Administrative Credentials
  • Attend Cornerstone Church in Long Beach
  • Promoting student excellence
  • Maintaining fiscal solvency
  • Maintaining class size at lowest level possible
Valeri Peters Wagner 4,350 votes 19.8%
(This candidate has not responded to Smart Voter) Steve Blount 4,074 votes 18.6%
  • Occupation: Entrepreneur/Corporate Controller
  • BA Social Science, Sociology Emphasis
  • MBA Entrepreneurship, Economics Concentration
  • 25 yrs money management & accounting experience
  • Chair Advisory Committee for School Reopening
  • Vice-Chair Advisory Committee on Uses of Surplus Property
  • Graduate 2002 Cypress Citizens Police Academy
  • Pursue at my own expense all revenue opportunities
  • End Special Education lawsuits & treat students not just accomodate them
  • Expand the DARE program to include safety in the community
Edward K. Southfield 3,634 votes 16.6%
(This candidate has not responded to Smart Voter)
  • Occupation: Incumbent

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