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

4 Year Term.

Results as of Dec 6 2:34am, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (123/123)
Candidates (Vote for 2)
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Beth Krom 15,859 votes 24.7%

  • Occupation: Irvine City Councilmember
  • BA Education of the Visually Impaired 1981,University of Texas at Austin
  • 1998 Recipient Hadassah National Leadership Award
  • Small Business Experience
  • Boardmember, Orange County Sanitation District
  • Boardmember, Transportation Corridor Agencies
  • Member, Women in Leadership (WIL) and National Women's Political Caucus
  • To develop the "Great Park" at El Toro in accordance with Measure W
  • To maintain the quality of our Public Safety department and municipal facilities and resources
  • To manage the balance of Irvine's development thoughtfully and in accordance with our General Plan
Christina L. Shea 14,562 votes 22.7%
  • Occupation: Small Business Owner
  • Two-term Mayor of Irvine from 1996 to 2000
  • Councilmember of Irvine from 1992 to 1996
  • Chairman of Irvine Community Services Commission from 1990 to 1992
  • Two-term member of Orange County Republican Central Committee from 2000 to present
  • 25-Year Irvine resident with three Irvine-grown children
  • OC Metro Magazine "10 Women Making a Difference in Orange County" in 2000
  • I fought to defeat the airport. Now I will work to redevelop El Toro and create a Great Park that benefits our residents without raising taxes.
  • Maintain a strong fiscal budget without increasing taxes as our present administration has done.
  • Maintain a strong school district. We can and we must assist in guaranteeing our children's future by protecting our nationally recognized schools.
Mitch Goldstone 14,499 votes 22.6%
  • Occupation: Community Service Commissioner
  • Business Owner, 30 Minute Photos Etc.
  • Board member, Irvine Chamber of Commerce
  • Chairperson, Irvine Community Services Commission
  • Past President, Irvine Community Police Academy Alumni Assn.
  • Grad, University of Southern California
  • Public Safety
  • The Great Park
  • Maintaining educational excellence in our school
Chuck DeVore 14,412 votes 22.4%
  • Occupation: Businessman/Army Major
  • Former Chairman, Irvine Community Services Commission
  • Married 14 years to Diane DeVore, a former Irvine teacher and current school volunteer, two daughters in Irvine's public schools
  • BA, with honors, from Claremont McKenna College, overseas study at American University in Cairo, U.S. Army Combined Arms and Services Staff School
  • 12-year resident of Irvine, 4 years in Northwood
  • Former Senior Assistant to Congressman Chris Cox
  • 11 years working in the local aerospace industry, 19 years serving in the Army Reserve/Army National Guard
  • Stop the airport at El Toro -- keep it dead and redevelop the land intelligently
  • Support our cash-strapped schools with $5 million from the city budget which has soared $12 million in the past two years
  • Return fiscal restraint to city taxes and spending while improving the basics: police, fire, roads, and schools
Linda Lee Grau 4,951 votes 7.7%
  • Occupation: Small Business Owner
  • Former Public School Teacher
  • Real Estate Agent
  • B.A Degree in Education
  • Return surpluses to the people of Irvine
  • No blight rail No
  • Reduce the size/cost of government

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