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Orange County, CA November 5, 2002 Election
Council Member; City of Dana Point Voter Information

4 Year Term.

Results as of Dec 6 2:34am, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (36/36)
Candidates (Vote for 3)
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James V. "Jim" Lacy 4,680 votes 16.7%
(This candidate has not responded to Smart Voter)

  • Occupation: Planning Commissioner
Wayne Rayfield 4,497 votes 16.1%
  • Occupation: Retired Engineer, Geophysics
  • Trustee, San Clemente Hospital
  • Co-Founder, Clear the Air/No Jets
  • Founder, El Toro Coalition
  • Make our Beaches and Ocean Healthy
  • Increase resident participation in Dana Point government
  • Improve customer service to residents and business owners
Russell S. Chilton 4,238 votes 15.1%
(This candidate has not responded to Smart Voter)
  • Occupation: Deputy Sheriff
Lara Anderson 3,963 votes 14.2%
  • Occupation: Community Volunteer/Editor
  • President, Animal Rescue Foundation of Dana Point
  • Chairperson, 2002 Festival of Whales
  • Vice President, Lantern Village Association
  • Chairperson, Wag-A-Thon
  • Foster parent of two wonderful teens
  • University of Southern California Graduate
  • Safe Beaches and Oceans
  • Ease Transportation Frustrations
  • Cultural Evolution (visit for more on these issues)
Gregory A. "Greg" Powers 3,539 votes 12.6%
  • Occupation: Dana Point Businessman
  • 11 Year Resident of Dana Point- where my wife, Laura and I are raising our 2 school aged daughters (Jessica and Emily)
  • Member Elect Republican Party Central Committee 73rd Assembly District
  • Longtime local Realtor and Investor
  • President and CEO of JASN Labs, Inc.
  • Graduate from Cal State Northridge with degrees in Finance and Real Estate
  • Served in Desert Shield with the United States Coast Guard
  • Strong leadership and accountablilty for results, including a clear vision for quality development of our Town Center as well as our parks.
  • Bring strong fiscal accountability to our City - We must not use tax dollars to advance our own personal social agendas.
  • Honest action on cleaning up our beaches and our outfall areas- Real leadership demands more execution and less talk.
Harold R. Kaufman 2,914 votes 10.4%
  • Occupation: Businessman
  • Dana Point City Council, Vice Chairman of F/ETC Agency,
  • Board Member Orange County Fire Authority,
  • Chairman, Coastal Animal Service Authority,
  • BSEE, Penn State, MBA, University of Denver
  • Captain U.S. Air Force, Eagle Scout
  • Top priority is cleaning oceans and beaches
  • Do away with Council and Planning Commission health/life benefits and car allowance. Roll back salaries of Council eliminate Commissioners salaries.
  • Bring good fiscal management and business methods to city government
Jerry A. Grunor 1,650 votes 5.9%
  • Occupation: Businessman and Published Author
  • President of Global Communications Corporation, Worldwide
  • Festival of Whales Parade Committee
  • Historical and Lighthouse Societies
  • Chamber of Commerce
  • Monarch Beach Sunrise Rotary Club
  • Kiwanis International, Public Relations Chairman
  • The beautification of Dana Point by exploring underground wiring, landscaping vacant lots, fixing cracked sidewalks and addressing our parking problem
  • Cleaning up our water and beaches by working with environmental agencies and surrounding cities to implement a collaborative cleaning effort.
  • Providing a more open and accessible city government that will address the needs of the community while eliminating wasteful spending by the council.
Rick Erkeneff 1,081 votes 3.9%
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  • Occupation: Business Owner/Artist
John C. Lewis 720 votes 2.6%
  • Occupation: Businessman
  • Real Estate Broker with residential focus
  • Customer Service - convenience store
  • Welding Engineer, Bechtel Power at San Onofre
  • Rancher Cattle Wheat and Barley
  • Continue efforts to make our ocean, harbor, and beaches Cleaner
  • Solve traffic issues through enforcement of laws and street enhancements
  • Keep government small and free from wastful spending
Jeff A. Nabel 707 votes 2.5%
  • Occupation: Businessman
  • Capistrano Home owner
  • Husband / Father
  • Olive Crest volunteer
  • Chairperson Capo/Dana Education committee
  • Career guidance volunteer speaker
  • Dana Point Chamber Member
  • Child Saftey program
  • Coastal clean up
  • City Wide Beautification

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