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Orange County, CA November 5, 2002 Election
Council Member; City of Newport Beach; District 4 Voter Information

4 Year Term.

Results as of Dec 6 2:34am, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (94/94)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Gary Adams 12,776 votes 54.0%

  • Occupation: Professional Engineer/Councilman
  • Incumbent Newport Beach Councilman, former Mayor
  • City of Newport Beach Planning Commission: 1994-98; Chairman 1997.
  • Cameo (Shores/Highlands) Community Association Board: 1992 - 1995; President FY 1994/95.
  • Boy Scouts of America: Orange County Council Board of Directors, 1/02 - present; Rancho del Mar District Commissioner, 1989; Eagle Scout, 1973.
  • M.S., U.C. Berkeley; B.S., Cal Poly Pomona
  • 21-year resident of Newport Beach
  • Maintaining and improving our quality of life by balancing the needs of residents with the business community
  • A citizen-driven update of our General Plan (our blueprint for growth) approved with a vote of the people
  • Fortification of the JWA settlement agreement extension while continuing to work toward regional airport solutions
Richard F. "Rick" Taylor 9,226 votes 39.0%
  • Occupation: Attorney at Law/Businessman
  • Owns and manages Newport Beach law firm specializing in industrial relations and employment law
  • Education: J.D. (Western State U); B.A. (Cal State Fullerton); U.S. Army Institute of Administration
  • Community Service: V.P., Airport Working Group; Member, Newport Beach Citizens Aviation Committee; Alternate, OC Airport Land Use Committee
  • Mentor, Youth Volunteers in Parole; Past Director, Child Guidance Center of Orange County
  • Coach, Newport Harbor Baseball Association
  • Newport Beach resident for 9 years; married 17 years to Irene Taylor; proud father of one son, two daughters
  • Stop continuing expansion of John Wayne Airport that would destroy Newport Beach as we know it;
  • Control the traffic congestion in our skies and on our streets;
  • Support careful City planning that encourages economic growth -- and protects the integrity and beauty of our beaches and residential neighborhoods.
Ron Winship 1,674 votes 7.1%
(This candidate has not responded to Smart Voter)
  • Occupation: News Television Producer

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