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Alameda County, CA November 2, 2004 Election
Council Member; City of Pleasanton Voter Information

Results as of Dec 15 1:28pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (51/51)
(21 Writein Votes 0.0%)
Candidates (Vote for 2)
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Cindy McGovern Click here for more information about this candidate 16,259 votes 38.1%

  • Occupation: Community Volunteer
  • Pleasanton Unified School District Board Trustee 1993 - 2003
  • Twice elected President of Pleasanton Unified School District Board of Trustees 2000 - 2001, 2001-2002
  • Pleasanton Weekly 2002 Woman of the Year
  • Mayor Tom Pico 2002 Mayor's Award for meritorious community service
  • Graduate of Thomas Jefferson University School of Nursing. Degree RN
  • Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce, Community Service Award 1998
  • General Plan Update: affordable housing, open space and trails, citizen public facilities
  • Traffic and Freeway Congestion: I am opposed to the Stoneridge extension to El Charro and the West Las Positas interchange.
  • Economic Vitality and Fiscal Responsibility: I support the recruitment and retention of quality businesses to build our tax base. Shop in Pleasanton!
Matt Sullivan Click here for more information about this candidate 13,367 votes 31.3%
  • Occupation: Engineer/Program Director
  • Member, Pleasanton Planning Commission
  • Chair, Pleasanton Energy Committee
  • B.S. Marine Engineering Technology
  • Adopt a new General Plan reflective of our Community Values
  • Eliminate Las Positas Interchange and Stoneridge extension, keep undeveloped hillsides as open space
  • Enhance Community Centered Government
Jerry T. Thorne, P.E. Click here for more information about this candidate 12,922 votes 30.3%
  • Occupation: Retired Environmental Engineer
  • Parks and Recreation Commissioner since 1995, Elected Chair for 2 terms.
  • Vice Chair of Pleasanton Energy Committee
  • Coauthored a successful Initiative that preserves a portion of Bernal Property for Lighted Sports Fields for our kids.
  • Bachelor's Degree from the University of Tennessee
  • Over 35 Years as Professional Environmental Engineer and 26 years a multi-function Manager with Fortune 500 Co.
  • Member of 2010 Agricultural Lands and Open Space Committee
  • TRAFFIC CONGESTION PROBLEMS IN PLEASANTON MUST BE SOLVED. A community wide impact an cost/benefit analysis must drive the decision making process.
  • Completion of a Comprehensive General Plan Update that reflects decisions that are in the best interest of the entire community.
  • A focus on providing a Teen Center, Cultural Arts Center, additional affordable housing, lighted sports fields and other high priority facilities.

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Watch local channel 26 for showings of the League of Women Voters' candidates' forum on September 15th.
News and Analysis

Tri-Valley Herald: City Hall Faces Big Changes In November 9/17/04

Tri Valley Herald: Candidates Stake Out Voter Issues 09/29/04
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