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Sacramento County, CA November 2, 2004 Election
Director; Sacramento Municipal Utility District; Ward 5 Voter Information

4 Year Term.

Results as of Nov 5 10:57am, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (141/141)
(106 Writein Votes .36%)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Peter R. Keat Click here for more information about this candidate 16,653 votes 56.75%

  • Occupation: SMUD Director/Businessman
  • Has owned and operated Time-Tested Books since 1980.
  • Served 20 years on the Board of the Sacramento Natural Foods Cooperative
  • BA from UC Davis in history and sociology
  • MA from Indiana University in Sociology
  • Keeping rates low (SMUD is below the California average and 20% below PG&E)
  • Relicensing SMUD's nine hydroelectric power plants and completing the Cosumnes Power Plant
  • Increasing Sacramento's energy independence with renewables and conservation
Phil Nails Click here for more information about this candidate 12,583 votes 42.88%
  • Occupation: Utilities Consultant/Businessowner
  • Senior Consultant with the State Legislature
  • Legislative Consultant during the 2001 Electricity Crisis
  • Worked successfully on "Healtrhy Families" legislation to provide healthcare to low-income families
  • Worked successfully to improve paratransit for seniors and persons with disabilities
  • Worked successfully to improve access to pain medicine for individuals
  • Served in USAF Reserve and Air National Guard - 12 years, Resident of South Natomas for 21 years and Noth Natomas - 4 years
  • Increase SMUD's own generation to finally replace the energy lost from Rancho Seco 15 years ago
  • Obtain low cost energy and/or natural gas contracts from reliable low cost sources
  • Avoid problems related to statewide energy deregulation including black-outs, brown-outs and skyrocketing prices

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