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Sonoma County, CA November 2, 2004 Election
Member, City Council; City of Cotati Voter Information

4 Year Term.

Results as of Nov 19 4:09pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (5/5)
(9 Writein Votes 0.1%)
Candidates (Vote for 3)
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Janet Orchard Click here for more information about this candidate 1,739 votes 21.4%

  • Occupation: Cotati City Councilmember
  • Member Sonoma Co. Water Advisory Committee
  • Representative to ABAG General Assembly
  • Alternate Director Sonoma Co. Transportation Authority
  • Small Business Owner & Manager
  • Corporate Executive
  • Community Volunteer & Organizer
  • Economic Viability
  • Environmental Stewardship
  • Improvement of Community Services and Public Safety
Patty Minnis Click here for more information about this candidate 1,332 votes 16.4%
  • Occupation: Owner, Cotati Jewelers
  • Goldsmith and Jeweler
  • Small Busines Owner
  • Served in US Air Force
  • Cut unnecessary spending to build a strong financial future for Cotati.
  • Ensure Cotati is open, flexible and responsive to citizen and business owner issues.
  • Stop diverting traffic through residential streets to protect children & pets.
Geoff Fox 1,208 votes 14.8%
  • Occupation: Project Manager
Andrew L. Hutchins Click here for more information about this candidate 871 votes 10.7%
  • Occupation: Mortgage Loan Broker
  • UC degree in Business Economics & Communication Studies
  • Owner/Operator local retail bicycle store for 11 years
  • VP of Operations & General Manager for 5+ years of a local 75+ person mfg, dist & product development company
  • Community volunteer
  • 10 year Cotati resident & homeowner . Lifelong North Bay resident.
  • Economic sustainability for our communtiy and fiscal responsibility in city government
  • Finding solutions to our increasing traffic problems
  • Protecting our creeks, parks, trails & bike paths
Mark D. Firestone Click here for more information about this candidate 840 votes 10.3%
  • Occupation: General Building Contractor
  • Owner, Mark D. Firestone - Fine Carpentry
  • Sonoma County Business owner
  • City Budget/Spending
  • Growth/Traffic
  • Responsive City Government
Eric Kirchmann Click here for more information about this candidate 830 votes 10.2%
  • Occupation: Educator, Businessman, Volunteer
  • Cotati-Rohnert Park Board of Education 1990 to Present
  • Producer Cotati Accordion Festival 1991-Present
  • Cotati Citizen of the Year 1999
  • Bachelor of Arts English & Sociology
  • MBA CSBA 1994
  • Masters in Governance CSBA 2001
  • Represent all citizens of Cotati
  • Develop a process that instills trust in Governance
  • Be fiscally responsible
George Barich 693 votes 8.5%
  • Occupation: Video Security Contractor
Tanya L. Boone-Alva Click here for more information about this candidate 625 votes 7.7%
  • Occupation: Homemaker, Musician
  • Teacher, Elementary School
  • Capital Campaign Coordinator
  • Maintain integrity of Cotati's "small town" atmosphere
  • Reduce traffic noise and smog
  • Reclaim the Hub

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