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Santa Clara County, CA November 5, 2002 Election
Council Member; City of Mountain View; 4 Year Term Voter Information

4 Year Term.

Results as of Nov 20 3:06pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (48/48)
Candidates (Vote for 3)
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Matt Neely 6,782 votes 17.5%

  • Occupation: Assistant Principal
  • Chair Elect, Chamber of Commerce
  • Co-Founder, Mountain View Civic Forum
  • Co-chair, Diversity Youth Forum
  • Past President, District Teachers' Association
  • Making Mountain View Family Friendly
  • Affordable Housing
  • Local Economy
Mike Kasperzak 6,641 votes 17.1%
  • Occupation: Incumbent/Mediator
  • Vice Mayor & Councilmember
  • Environmental Planning Commission: Commissioner 1996-1998
  • Parks and Recreation Commission: Vice Chair 1995
  • Chair, Nowthwest Watershed Advisory Committee, Santa Clara Valley Water District
  • Lewis and Clark College, BA 1976
  • Hastings College of the Law, JD 1982
  • Develop affordable housing options to preserve Mountain View's unique community charactor
  • Ensure sound fiscal decision making for a safe community
  • Advance balanced growth initiatives which add to our quality of life
Greg Perry 5,583 votes 14.4%
  • Occupation: Math Teacher
  • Former member, Parks and Recreation Commission
  • co-chair of Sustainable Mountain View
  • Volunteer English teacher with the Saint Joseph the Worker Center
  • Former Software Engineer
  • Balance the budget; cut waste
  • Protect the environment
  • Campaign finance reform
Patricia Figueroa 4,219 votes 10.9%
  • Occupation: Homemaker
  • Mountain View Homeowner, 34 y ears.
  • BA in Mathematics
  • Former Mountain View Councilmember and Mayor
  • Provide you with the best level of services along with the facilities to provide those services.
  • Ensure sound management of your City's financial resources.
  • Preserve integrity of the residential neighhborhoods
Laura Brown 3,463 votes 8.9%
  • Occupation: Retired Federal Manager
  • Mountain View Area Social Security Manager for 17 Years
  • Environmental Planning Commissioner
  • YMCA Childcare Advisory Board Member
  • United Way Youth Services Allocations Committee Member
  • Mountain View Preservation Alliance Founding Member
  • North Waverly Park Neighborhood Association President
  • Giving Residents A Voice in City Decisions
  • Protecting and Enhancing Neighborhood Quality of Life
  • Stregthening Public Safety, Traffic Control and Disaster Readiness in All Neighborhoods
Rosiland Bivings 3,274 votes 8.4%
  • Occupation: Businesswoman
  • Board-Mountain View Library Foundation
  • Past Board-Community Services Agency
  • Past Board-Mountain View Community Television
  • Past Local & District President-Business & Professional Women (BPW)
  • Life Member-NAACP
  • B.A. Economics & Business
  • Community Housing Needs
  • Diversity in Community Representation
  • Providing leadership for all of the Community
Liz Boewer-Ambra 3,084 votes 7.9%
  • Occupation: Educator/Program Manager
  • 14 years at Fremont Union High School District
  • Co- chair, Asian Parade
  • President, Common Cents Club
  • Stand Up for Children, Member
  • South Bay Older Adult Educational Network, Member
  • Board Member, Mtn. View Historical Association
  • Fiscal responsibility by government before any more tax increases to taxpayers.
  • Support public transportation, street maintance and traffic management.
  • Ensure safe neighborhoods, strengthen youth/senior programs.
Robert H. "Bob" Weaver 2,421 votes 6.2%
  • Occupation: Photographer/Business Owner
  • Chair-Environmental Planning Commission
  • Chair- Mountain View Centennial Planning Committee
  • Co-founder Middlefield-Whisman Neighborhood Assn.
  • Founding Member- Moffett Field Historical Society
  • Vietnam Veteran- Three Tours
  • Moffett Federal Airfield Community Advisory Committee
  • Affordable housing for Public Safety personnel
  • Establishing a truely independent auditor that reports directly to the city council
  • Preserving and protecting open space
Christopher Lee "Chris" Kuszmaul 1,639 votes 4.2%
  • Occupation: Teacher/Research Scientist
  • Senior Research Scientist for CSC at NASA
  • Engineer for 2 startup companies
  • 4th degree black belt in Aikido
  • Volunteer in local schools, father of 2.
  • Masters of Science, Univiersity of Illinois
  • Bachelors of Science and Engineering, MIT
  • Housing for teachers using blighted land
  • Means to provide equity for renters (rent to own)
  • More autonomy for local neighborhoods
Tom Frankum 1,413 votes 3.6%
  • Occupation: Remodeling Contractor
  • BA, Sacramento State, History and Economics, 1967
  • 22 years teaching high school
  • 31-year Mountain View resident
  • Eight years on Mountain View's Environmental Planning Commission, two years as Chair
  • Extensive board involvement with local non-profits
  • Active supporter of services for youth and families
  • Affordable housing that fits with our community
  • Safer driving in our neighborhoods
  • Restoring civility and respect to City government
Timothy P. Devitt 312 votes 0.8%
(This candidate has not responded to Smart Voter)

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Candidates Forum
Oct. 4, 7 - 9 p.m., KMVT Channel 15, 950 N. Rengstorff Ave., M.V.
sponsored by KMVT, Mountain View Community Television

Candidates Forum
Oct. 24, 8:00-9:30 p.m., M.V. Council Chambers (and Mtn. View-Whisman School Dist. 7-7:55)
sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Los Altos/Mtn. View Area
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