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San Diego County, CA November 5, 2002 Election
Council Member; City of La Mesa Voter Information

Results as of Nov 27 12:02pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (43/43)
Candidates (Vote for 2)
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Barry Jantz 8306 votes 36.8%

  • Occupation: City Councilmember/Businessman
  • Three-Term Councilmember, City of La Mesa
  • Business Owner, Jantz Communications
  • District Chief of Staff, Assemblyman Jay La Suer
  • National Recipient, Leadership in Local Government Award
  • Managing State budget impacts on La Mesa through efficient government and investing in the economy, not tax increases.
  • Continuing the City's effective crime reduction programs.
  • Economic development, free market principles, a commitment to property rights, a proven record of fighting taxes, and a commitment to personal ethics.
Ernie Ewin 6746 votes 29.9%
  • Occupation: Small Business Owner
Lisa De Jesus 4212 votes 18.7%
  • Occupation: Telecommunications Software Manager
Chris Christensen 3249 votes 14.4%
  • Occupation: Businessman
  • Mortgage Consultant
  • Licensed By The State Of California Dept. of Real Estate
  • Graduate, University of San Diego
  • La Mesa-Spring Valley School District Parent
  • Citizen Observer of the La Mesa City Council since 1998
  • Former Adjunct Assistant Professor, San Diego State University, (1983-84)
  • When elected, I will work to revise and update the La Mesa Comprehensive Community Plan and Map to reflect changes to the community since 1996.
  • When elected, I will support Public Safety and Disaster Preparedness Programs.
  • As Council Member, I will ensure a "solution oriented" City Hall that responds to the wants and needs of the citizens of La Mesa.

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