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San Luis Obispo County, CA November 5, 2002 Election
Director; Cambria Community Healthcare District Voter Information

4 Year Term.

Results as of Nov 20 4:05pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (5/5)
73.3% Voter Turnout (3558/4854)
(10 Writein Votes 0.1%)
Candidates (Vote for 3)
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Frank S. Fratto 1928 votes 27.4%
(This candidate has chosen to not participate in the League's voter education project.)

  • Occupation: Dentist
James Edward "Ed" Hughell, M.D. 1897 votes 27.0%
  • Occupation: Retired Family Physician
  • 18 years family practice in Atascadero
  • 20 years directing family practice residency, Merced
  • 3 years as medical director of mission hospital in Liberia, West Africa.
  • Continue an excellently functioning Health Care District.
  • Maintain a staff of competent paramedics who are happy with their working conditions.
  • Provide as economical a service as is compatible with the above two factors.
Runo J. Lemming 1621 votes 23.1%
  • Occupation: Incumbent
  • Healthcare District Trustee for 5 years
  • Member, Trustee Action Network Committee, Association of California Healthcare Districts
  • Coordinator of Cambria's Crisis Intervention Team
  • Retired after 32 years in Law Enforcement
  • Community Resident since 1991
  • Maintaining a superior advanced life support ambulance service
  • Being fiscally responsible to the area taxpayers
  • Provide healthcare related programs to assist area residents
Gregory D. Bates 1573 votes 22.4%
  • Occupation: Retired Fire Battalion Chief
  • 30 years in the fire service
  • Worked all ranks including paramedic, Engineer, Captain & Battalion Chief
  • Last position was a the Director of Emergency Medical Services for the L.A. County Fire Dept.
  • Trained as fire laison to the County Emergency Operations Center
  • Trained in Critical Incident Stress Debriefing
  • B.A. in Psychology
  • Cambria's hometown EMS system must be preserved
  • Explore more efficient, cost-effective methods of delivering service including a closer relationship with our fire department.
  • With the current staff members nearing retirement we must insure that we have an operation that will attract new, highly qualified, applicants.

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