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San Francisco County, CA March 2, 2004 Election
Green Party County Council; County of San Francisco Voter Information

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Candidates (Vote for 9)
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Susan C. King Click here for more information about this candidate 2,934 votes 10.48%

  • Occupation: Non-Profit Development Director (Fundraiser)
  • Board member, SF League of Conservation Voters
  • Incumbent, SF Green Party County Council
  • Chair, CA Green Party Campaigns and Candidates Working Group
  • Elected Representative, US Green party Coordianted Campaign Committee
  • Member, SF Bicycle Coalition
  • Member, SF Women's Political Committee
  • Make the Green Party the largest third party in the state
  • Improve the SF Green Party's capacity with professional fundraising and hiring staff
  • Provide a progressive alternative to the corporate controlled major parties
Catherine Powell 2,764 votes 9.87% Sujung Kim Click here for more information about this candidate 2,743 votes 9.80%
  • Occupation: Deputy Public Defender
  • Increase funding for public schools
  • Increase availability of low and middle income housing units
  • Recruit more women and people of color to the Green Party
Maureen DeBoer Click here for more information about this candidate 2,690 votes 9.61%
  • Occupation: Community Programs Director
  • Co-Chair, Feminist Issues Group of SF Green Party
  • MA, San Francisco State University
  • Fluent in Spanish
  • Criminal Justice Social Worker for 10 years
  • Mother-to-be
  • To help build the Green Party at the local level by identifying and helping women run for office
  • To build support generally for progressive issues and candidates, no matter what their political affiliation
  • To be put in a policy position to guide the local Green Party
Michael Alterman 2,631 votes 9.40% John-Marc Chandonia Click here for more information about this candidate 2,434 votes 8.69%
  • Occupation: Computational Biologist
  • SF Regional Rep to Green Party of California Coordinating Committee
  • Co-chair, SF Green Party Transportation Working Group
  • Founder, Biophysicists for Peace
  • District Coordinator, Gonzalez for Mayor 2003
  • Active volunteer for San Francisco Green Party, 1999-present
  • Precinct Captain, Ammiano for Mayor 1999
  • Organization: improving our fundraising to the point of being able to hire a full-time volunteer coordinator
  • Outreach: ensure the Greens have a significant presence in nonviolent movements for social justice, and recruit diverse candidates to run for office
  • Grassroots democracy: making sure active Greens are empowered to make important decisions, and not just rubber-stamp CC decisions
Kimberley M. "Kim" Knox Click here for more information about this candidate 2,422 votes 8.65%
  • Occupation: Solar Energy Coordinator
  • BS in Journalism
  • MPA-Public Administration
  • Author/Editor of 4 Environmental Books
  • Mentor of the Year-Mayor's Youth Works
  • Statewide Best Conservation Program
  • Grow the party to include underrepresentated populations
  • More environmental justice work and issues
  • Help win more electoral offices within San Francisco
Paul Quick 2,400 votes 8.57%
Marc Salomon 2,279 votes 8.14%
Micheas C. Herman 1,498 votes 5.35%
Carlos Petroni Click here for more information about this candidate 1,368 votes 4.89%
  • Occupation: Newspaper Editor
  • Background as Union Organizer
  • Immigrant and Civil Rights advocate
  • Community Organizer
  • Bilingual / Bi-cultural: English / Spanish
  • Frontlines newspaper editor
  • Author of "Right to Vote for non-citizens" and "Bayview Reparations Act" proposals
  • Root the Green Party in the working class, communities of color and among immigrants
  • Help recruit and train Green Party candidates for local offices
  • Enhance grassroots democracy, representation of the oppressed and the left in the Green Party
Chris Finn 1,338 votes 4.78%
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