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Orange County, CA November 5, 2002 Election
Board Member; Orange County Water District; Division 7 Voter Information

4 Year Term.

Results as of Dec 6 2:34am, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (194/194)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Jan Debay 17,839 votes 51.4%

  • Occupation: Appointed Director, Orange County Water District
  • Registered Nurse
  • City Councilwoman Newport Beach 1992-2000
  • Mayor Newport Beach 1996-1997
  • President, Orange County League of Cities 1999-2000
  • Chairman, Orange County Sanitation District 1998-2000
  • President, National Water Research Institute 1998-2000
  • Secure a reliable,adequate supply of high quality water for Orange County
  • Increase the level of water in the Orange County groundwater basin and maintain balance of pumping and replenishment
  • Decrease level of debt for past water purchases and Capital Improvements
Heather K. Somers 6,470 votes 18.6%
(This candidate has not responded to Smart Voter)
  • Occupation: Regional Transportation Consultant
David Richards 4,813 votes 13.9%
(This candidate has not responded to Smart Voter)
  • Occupation: Engineer
Timothy L. Johnson 2,188 votes 6.3%
  • Occupation: Electronic Security Consultant
  • Educational background in psychology
  • 12 years experience counseling
  • No previous elected positions
  • Scrutinize board member conflict-of-interest issues
  • Decrease reliance on outside water sources
  • Endorse additional cost-saving measures
Tara Drennen 1,774 votes 5.1%
  • Occupation: Electronics Engineer
  • 25 year Orange County resident
  • Design and Evaluation Engineer
  • Lifelong student of History and Politics
  • NOT a career politician
  • Protection of Private Property Rights
  • Efficiency in government operations
  • Rigorous cost/benefit analysis for all projects and programs
Edward S. Beneville 1,125 votes 3.2%
(This candidate has not responded to Smart Voter) Bradford D. Calvin 517 votes 1.5%
(This candidate has not responded to Smart Voter)
  • Occupation: Attorney

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