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Orange County, CA November 5, 2002 Election
Council Member; City of San Juan Capistrano; 2 Year Short Term Voter Information

2 Year Short Term.

Results as of Dec 6 2:34am, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (32/32)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Joe Soto 4,580 votes 49.0%

  • Occupation: Environmental Consultant
  • Small Business Owner
  • Employ more than 150 San Juan Residents
  • Homeowner and Familyman
  • Past President, Boy's & Girls Club of San Juan
  • Chairman, San Juan Water Advisory Board
  • Past Director, San Juan Community Task Force
  • Enhancing Our Quality of Life
  • Restoring Fiscal Responsibility
  • Preparing for Our Future
Mark Nielsen 3,552 votes 38.0%
  • Occupation: Software Company Businessman
  • 13 year Homeowner in San Juan Capistrano
  • Husband and Father of 2 small children
  • President of various software companies
  • Member, Supervisor Tom Wilson's committee on evaluating the 14,000 home Rancho Mission Viejo development
  • Co-founder, CAUSE (citizens group protecting the rural and historical character of SJC)
  • Chairman, Church Endowment Fund
  • Preserve Rural, Equestrian & Historical Character of San Juan Capistrano
  • Reduce Traffic & Preserve Ridgelines w/o exceptions
  • Develop "World-Class" Historical Town Center
Phillip R. "Phil" Schwartze 1,214 votes 13.0%
  • Occupation: City Planner/Businessman
  • BA, Urban Studies, Calif. State University, Northridge, CA
  • MS, Recreation & Park Administration, Calif. State University, Los Angeles, CA
  • Certificate, Urban Planning, UCI, Irvine, CA
  • Former San Juan Capistrano Mayor and City Council Member, 12 years
  • Former San Juan Capistrano Planning Commissioner, 7 years
  • Former San Juan Capistrano Parks and Recreation Commissioner, 2 years
  • Traffic, Traffic, Traffic
  • Opposed to the double-tracking through Historic Los Rios
  • Opposed to the sale of City property to Home Depot

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