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San Francisco County, CA November 5, 2002 Election
Supervisor; County of San Francisco; District 4 Voter Information

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Fiona Ma 4,259 votes 23.56%

  • Occupation: Tax Accountant/CPA
  • Licensed Certified Public Accountant in the State of California - 15 years
  • District Representative to State Senate President pro Tempore, John Burton - 7 years
  • Advocate for Women's Issues
  • Community Leader and Volunteer
  • Fiscal accountability
  • Home ownership opportunities for everyone
  • Funds to improve our parks, schools and libraries
Ron Dudum 4,145 votes 22.93%
  • Occupation: Local Small Businessperson
  • 25 year's of real world business experience.
  • 20+ years of voluntary public service as Commissioners for three Mayors.
  • Life-long neighborhood resident.
  • Put quality of life issues First.
  • Reliable MUNI, properly maintained streets and Parks.
  • Represent working San Franciscans with common sense policies.
Ed Jew 2,915 votes 16.12%
  • Occupation: Manager/Business Owner
  • B.A., Economics, San Francisco State University
  • M.B.A., International Business, Golden Gate University
  • Leland Yee's Community Representative, District 4
  • Member, Advisory Council for the Office of Aging
  • Board Member, Chinese Holocaust Museum
  • 2001 Community Service Award, V.F.W.
  • Cut wasteful city spending
  • Advocate for quality education in neighborhood schools
  • Improve services for children, families and seniors
Andrew Lee 2,897 votes 16.03%
  • Occupation: Executive Director of the San Francisco Resource Center
  • Member, 12th Assembly District, California State Democratic Committee
  • Vice President, Taraval Parkside Merchants' Association
  • Director of the San Francisco Neighbors' Association
  • Member of the Sunset Community Democratic Club
  • Director of Public Relations Committe of the New Century Lions Club
  • Putting Customer Service First and making our Government More Responsive to us.
  • Focus on the basic quality of Life issues to improve MUNI, Ease Traffic Congestion and fix our streets.
  • Install a high-tech crime tracking system called ComStat to ensure Public Saftey Officers have the Tools to Succeed.
Joel Ventresca 1,522 votes 8.42%
  • Occupation: International Airport Administrator
  • City and County of San Francisco Environmental Commissioner (1994-97)
  • President, Coalition for San Francisco Neighborhoods (1987-89; 1992-94)
  • Director, San Francisco Tomorrow (1985-96)
  • Executive Board Member, SEIU 790 (1991-97)
  • Master of Public Administration, USF
  • Airport Administrator since 1987
  • Set up universal health care insurance for all San Franciscans.
  • Implement progressive tax reform.
  • Eliminate waste, inefficiency, and corruption.
Barry Hermanson 1,252 votes 6.93%
  • Occupation: Small Business Owner
  • Masters in Divinity (MDiv), San Francisco Theological Seminary, 1975
  • B.S. in Business Administration/Marketing, California State University, Los Angeles, 1972
  • Appointed member of the Local Homeless Coordinating Board
  • Past Co-chair of the San Francisco Living Wage Coalition
  • Vice President, Legislative Affairs for the Merchants of Upper Market & Castro (MUMC), one of the largest business associations in the City
  • Chair, SF Network Ministries Housing Corporation
  • Higher wages for San Francisco workers.
  • Increased affordable housing stock.
  • Fully funding the City's Universal Health Care Plan.
Marks Lam 675 votes 3.73%
  • Occupation: Real Estate Broker
  • California Small Business Board Member, 1997-2001
  • City/State Partnership Rep for SF World Trade Center with U.S. Export-Import Bank, 1996-1999
  • California Export Finance Board of the World Trade Commission, Vice-Chair 1994-1995 & Board Member 1993-1996
  • Chinese Real Estate Association of America, President 1993-1994 & Chairman 1995
  • Calnet Finance & Investment, President 2001-Present
  • Establish a District Action Advisory Committee to act as a bridge for communication between District 4 residents and the District 4 supervisor.
  • Advocate for better quality of education by seeking additional funding to increase programs, teachers, & classroom space for our district schools.
  • Promote and provide assistance to small businesses in District 4 - such as with marketing and seeking out small business loans.
Krista Spence Loretto 393 votes 2.17%
  • Occupation: Realtor/Businesswoman
  • A sunset homeowner
  • BA in Communications from CSUS
  • Neighborhood Coordinator for Friends of the Urban Forest
  • Active member of the Junior League of San Francisco
  • Commercial street cleanup
  • Ocean Beach beautification
  • To creat a more user-friendly Building Department
Tom Martin (Withdrawn)

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