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Orange County, CA November 5, 2002 Election
Council Member; City of Huntington Beach Voter Information

4 Year Term.

Results as of Dec 6 2:34am, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (143/143)
Candidates (Vote for 4)
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Cathy Green 21,684 votes 13.2%

  • Occupation: Small Businesswoman/Nurse
  • Founding Member of Amigos de Bolsa Chica
  • 1998 H.B. Citizen of the Year
  • 1998 O.C. Grand Jury member
  • 1998 Golden West College - Alumni Pillar of Achievement
  • 2001 & 2002 Volunteer / Month - Community Emergency Response Team
  • 2002 President, Therapeutic Riding Center of Huntington Beach
  • Keeping Huntington Beach one of America's safest cities
  • I'll be a conservative guardian of your tax dollars
  • I'll be a voice of reason on the Council
Jill S. Hardy 18,992 votes 11.5%
(This candidate has not responded to Smart Voter) Dave Sullivan 16,193 votes 9.8%
(This candidate has not responded to Smart Voter) Gil Coerper 15,032 votes 9.1%
  • Occupation: Huntington Beach Police Officer-Retired
  • West Point Military Academy Admissions Officer, Area D
  • Boy Scouts of America Advisor (Military)
  • Logistics Officer for California Peace Officers Memorial Foundation
  • Public Safety
  • Housing
  • Schools
Keith Bohr 14,822 votes 9.0%
(This candidate has not responded to Smart Voter)
  • Occupation: Small Business Owner
Don Hansen 14,759 votes 9.0%
  • Occupation: Commercial Finance Executive
  • Member - Huntington Beach Rotary Club
  • Parishioner - St. Simon and Jude Church
  • Member- Southeast Huntington Beach Neighborhood Association (SEHBNA)
  • Member - Meredith Gardens Homeowners Association
  • Making Huntington Beach a destination for tourists AND RESIDENTS
  • Protecting our beaches and coast from contamination and urban runoff
  • Progress in the Southeast (Ascon/NESI Toxic Site and Infrastructure)
Diane A. Lenning 14,692 votes 8.9%
  • Occupation: High School Teacher
  • BA, MA History, Social Sciences, Music, Secondary Education
  • Credentials: Traffic & Safety, Resource, Administration
  • Orange County Membership Chair of Learning for Life
  • Chair Republican Caucus National Education Association
  • 60s Decade Connector H B Alumni Association
  • Home Tour Chair HHRWF
  • Public Safety, keeping HB one of America's Safest Cities
  • Fiscal Responsibility, preserving our hard-earned tax dollars
  • Vibrant "Income Based" Business Community, a "Destination in the Making"
Steve Ray 6,961 votes 4.2%
  • Occupation: Business Owner
  • Member, Huntington Beach Citizen Participation Advisory Board
  • For the past 14 years, my wife and I have operated our own business.
  • Former V.P, (Personnel and Labor Relations) for a multi-billion dollar corporation
  • Former School Teacher and Administrator
  • Former U.S. Congressional Staff Member
  • During Vietnam, I volunteered to serve our country as an Officer in the U.S. Marine Corps
  • To protect and enhance the Quality of Life of ALL our residents (incl: Public Safety, Environment, Infrastructure, Senior Housing Protection, etc.).
  • To adopt a "Smart Development" approach (instead of "development at any cost") to attract businesses with good paying jobs, enhance our tax base, etc.
  • To Balance the city Budget -- and be sensible about it! Provide essential services, cut waste, improve efficiency, and get smarter about it.
J. Devin Dwyer 6,701 votes 4.1%
(This candidate has not responded to Smart Voter)
  • Occupation: Small Business Owner
C. Jim Moreno 5,839 votes 3.5%
  • Occupation: Health Care Administrator
  • Graduate Long Beach State
  • Masters of Public Administration
  • Former Board of Supervisors Deputy
  • Former Probation Officer
  • Current Chair of the Huntington Beach Citizen Participation Advisory Board
  • 16 year resident of Huntington Beach
  • Balanced budget and fiscal accountability
  • Smart Growth - A balanced approach to development and preservation
  • Repair the infrastructure and plan for the future
Jennifer Legg 4,986 votes 3.0%
(This candidate has not responded to Smart Voter) Joe Carchio 4,664 votes 2.8%
(This candidate has not responded to Smart Voter)
  • Occupation: Huntington Beach Restaurant Owner
Stephen Garcia 4,239 votes 2.6%
  • Occupation: Office Manager/Accountant
  • Infrastructure Maintenance and Repair
  • Public Safety
  • Clean Ocean and Beaches
Joey J. Racano 4,097 votes 2.5%
  • Occupation: Musician
  • Clean Water Consultant
  • Founding member of Ocean Outfall Group
  • Singer/ Guitarist/Artist
  • Wetlands Activist/Littleshell
  • Helped Stop The 301(h) Waiver
  • Wildlife Rehab Volunteer
  • Enforce the Clean Water Act-Push OCSD into full biological secondary treatment of ALL sewage
  • Creation of the 'NEWPORT/INGLEWOOD Wildlife Corrodor, which includes 7 wetland/open space areas, and 12 significant Archeological sites, all within HB
  • Eliminate Good ole boy politics in Huntington Bch, which have resulted in polluted water, an unbalanced budget, and the giveaway of public lands.
Norm "Firecracker" Westwell 3,989 votes 2.4%
  • Occupation: Huntington Beach Sportswear Manufacturer - Owner
  • 43 years young - Graduated HBHS 1977
  • Member of the Huntington Beach Chamber of Commerce
  • Found the women of my dreams in HB.. and married her.
  • All American Family. Wife, son 11, daughter 8, 1 cat
  • Created for the People of Huntington Beach
  • Prevent tax increases, fee increases, surcharges or any other new tax schemes
  • Protect and preserve your vanishing property rights
  • Reduce city government to the smallest effective size
Kathleen Mello-Navejas 2,939 votes 1.8%
(This candidate has not responded to Smart Voter)
  • Occupation: Director Physician Relations
Peter G. Albini 2,188 votes 1.3%
(This candidate has not responded to Smart Voter)
  • Occupation: Jr. Electrical Designer
Robert W. "Bob" Lillis 1,822 votes 1.1%
  • Occupation: Information Services Manager
  • Huntington Beach resident 12 years
  • Over 18 years administrative/management experience
  • I have had fiscal responsibility for multi-million dollar budgets
  • Public Safety
  • Maintain/Upgrade Infrastructure
  • Business Development

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