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San Francisco County, CA November 5, 2002 Election
Supervisor; County of San Francisco; District 2 Voter Information

Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Gavin Newsom 15,674 votes 78.77%

  • Occupation: San Francisco City and County Supervisor and Entrepreneur
  • Helping the homeless to transition out of a cycle of poverty.
  • Making public transportation a more attractive option for users.
  • Reinventing government by making it accountable.
Lynne Newhouse Segal 3,147 votes 15.81%
  • Occupation: Parks Commissioner
  • Attorney
  • J.D., Hastings College of the Law
  • S.F. Recreation and Parks Commissioner
  • Staff Attorney, U.S. Cong. Tom Lantos
  • Executive Committee, California Democratic Party
  • Board Member, NWPC, NCJW, NOW
  • Represent District 2 for full four year term
  • Clean, open, accessible government, independent of machine politics
  • Work with the Board of Supervisors for solutions to San Francisco's critical issues: no 'legislation by initiative'
Len Pettigrew 821 votes 4.13%
  • Occupation: Teacher/ Educator in Special Education for mo
  • Professional Athlete # National Football League, 5x All American Wrestling & Football, Professional Boxer trained with Mohammed Ali
  • Member Advisory Committee California Board of Education's Vision Project for Adolescent Black Males
  • Delegate: UN Conference for Universal Child Immunization and Peace & Disarmament/ International Youth Year Conference
  • Improvement in the educational system
  • Open Government / Open Press ~ the right of all peoples
  • Affordable Housing / Coalition Building ~ bringing peoples together
Harold Brown 209 votes 1.05%
  • Occupation: Columnist of political satire for the San Francisco Call
  • I have been a Special Ed. teacher (5 years),
  • a fire fighter (5 years),
  • & am a Navy vet.
  • 1. Clear City streets of drunks, lunatics & drug addicts.
  • 2. Help elect a Progressive Mayor.
  • 3. Return control of ALL local parks to the citizenry ... (free a dog, hug a tree & play frisbee til you drop)

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  News and Analysis

Big Spenders and Campaign Finances
San Francisco Examiner 10/29/02

District 2 Election Overview

San Francisco Chronicle - 10/18/02

In the (public) money
San Francisco Examiner - 10/08/02
Reports on campaign finance records

The San Francisco Super Race
Supervisoral Election Overview
San Francisco Chronicle 10-18-02

At meeting, Brown calls S.F. voters 'ass-backward' He complains they elected his foes as supervisors
San Francisco Chronicle 9/21/02
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