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Santa Clara County, CA November 5, 2002 Election
Smart Voter Additional Endorsements for Mike Kasperzak

Candidate for
Council Member; City of Mountain View; 4 Year Term

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"Kasperzak, the only incumbent, has taken a
leadership role in addressing the housing shortage. A
professional mediator, he has proven to be a
consensus builder who brings much needed
experience and continuity to the council... On Nov. 5,
Mountain View residents would do well to vote for
Kasperzak... " San Jose Mercury News, October 22,

"The only incumbent in the race, Kasperzak has proven
to be thoughtful and receptive to constituents' ideas. He
is willing to change his stance on issues in response
to public opinion, and is not afraid to take risks in
thinking up creative solutions to problems facing the
council. "
Mountain View Voice, October 24, 2002

"Kasperzak, in his four years on Council, has done an
excellent job balancing the needs of residents with
those of the business community, bringing to bear his
skills as a mediator...We feel Mike Kasperzak...will put
the city on the right track." Palo Alto Daily News,
October 31, 2002

"Kasperzak was chosen for demonstrating he can
'balance the financial realities of the City and still work
to support affordable, higher density, transit oriented in
fill housing and alternative transportation."
Sierra Club Endorsement as printed in the Palo Alto
Daily News, Sept. 18, 2002.


  • San Jose Mercury News
  • Mountain View Voice
  • Palo Alto Daily News
  • The Sierra Club
  • Advocates for Affordable Housing
  • Mountain View Housing Council
  • Chamber of Commerce Mountain View
  • Santa Clara League of Conservation Voters
  • Tri-County Apartment Association
  • Silicon Valley REALTORS & Homeowners PAC

Regional & Community Leaders
  • Anna Eshoo, Congresswoman, 14 Congressional
  • Joe Simitian -- Assemblymember, 21st Assembly
    District (D)
  • Liz Kniss -- Supervisor, District 5, Santa Clara Board
    of Supervisors (D)
  • Don Gage -- Supervisor, District 1 & Chairperson,
    Santa Clara Board of Supervisors (R)
  • James T. Beall -- Supervisor, District 4, Santa Clara
    Board of Supervisors (D)
  • Laurie Smith -- Sheriff, Santa Clara County
  • Greg Zlotnick -- Director, District 5, Santa Clara Valley
    Water District
  • Terry Trumbull -- Planning Commissioner, County of
    Santa Clara
  • Dr. Deane Little -- Director, MidPeninsula Regional
    Open Space District
  • Hugh Holden -- Former Fire Chief, Mountain View
    Fire Department
  • David J. Williams -- Trustee, Mountain View Los Altos
    Union High School District
  • Rose Filicetti -- Trustee, Mountain View Whisman
    School District
  • Linda Williams -- CEO, Planned Parenthood Mar
  • Rick Callendar -- President, San Jose/Silicon Valley
  • Roger Petersen -- President, Silicon Valley Council of
    the Blind
  • Steve Olson -- Former President, Friends of Stevens
    Creek Trail

City of Mountain View Elected Officials & Appointees
  • Ralph Faravelli -- Former Mayor
  • Jim Cochran -- Former Mayor
  • Art Takahara -- Former Mayor
  • Nancy Noe, Former Councilmember
  • Pat Showalter -- Past Chair, Environmental Planning
  • Carol Moholt -- Past Chair, Environmental Planning
  • John Miller -- Past Chair, Environmental Planning
  • Arturo Olmos -- Chair, Human Relations Commission
  • Laura Macias -- Past Chair, Parks and Recreation
  • Betsy Collard -- Past Chair, Human Relations
    Commission & Member, Centennial Committee
  • John McGuirk -- Past Chair, Visual Arts Committee
  • Roy Minor -- Past Chair, Visual Arts Committee
  • Margaret Abe-Koga -- Member, Human Relations
  • Phyllis Bismanovsky -- Member, Library Board &
    Member, Centennial Committee
  • Ronit Bryant -- Member, Parks & Recreation
  • John Carpenter -- Member, Bicycle and Pedestrian
  • Radwan Hamwi -- Member, Library Board
  • Julie Lovins -- Member, Downtown Committee
  • Bill Maston -- Member, Downtown Committee
  • Susan Migliore -- Member, Visual Arts Committee
  • Preeti Piplani -- Member, Youth Advisory Group
  • Bob Mack -- Member, Bicycle and Pedestrian
  • Tim Sandis -- Member, Downtown Committee

Friends & Neighbors
Howard BloomMarilynne Borges
Hilton BrownAndre Burnett
Don & Carole CameronBert Cardozo
Mike CouchDorothy "Dot" Cubberley
Marilyn & Dale DeRousseLisa Devlin
Jean EdgeRita & Rex Gardiner
Linda GaskellKim & Sue Graham
Anita & Aaron GrossmanCarol & Larry Fisher
Dennis FukudaRon Ikebe
Milt & Nancy HardyckMary Heeney
Liesa HoldenRobyn Holst
Tom HoobyarLamont Jones
Liz & Rudy JovesSallie Kladnik
Martha MarisJoan & Wally MacDonald
Angela McConnellJuan Carlos Mercado
Larry MooreJulie & Fayssal Nassif
Anita NicholsChike C. Nwoffiah
Tony ParkerCarla Paul
Karl PingleBob Randall
Bob ReayBernie Rosen
Monica SmithLarry Sokoloff
Kathy ThibodeauxCatherine Tornbon
Show Kang WangRoberta Varney

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