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

4 Year Term.

Results as of Nov 19 4:09pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (39/39)
(52 Writein Votes 0.1%)
Candidates (Vote for 3)
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Pamela Marie Torliatt Click here for more information about this candidate 16,470 votes 26.7%

  • Occupation: Councilmember
  • Commissioner, Metropolitan Transportation Commission
  • Director, Bay Area Air Quality Management District
  • Alternate, Sonoma County Local Agency Formation Commission
  • Alternate, Executive Board, Association of Bay Area Governments
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of California at Santa Barbara, 1989
  • Commercial Real Estate Agent, Meridian Commercial, Inc.
  • Protect Urban Growth Boundary, Prevent Urban Sprawl
  • Insure Public Safety and Relieve Traffic
  • Maintain Infrastructure, Streets, Sewer, Water
Karen Nau Click here for more information about this candidate 14,507 votes 23.5%
  • Occupation: Teacher/Parks Commissioner
  • Associate of Arts Degree
  • Early Childhood Education -Teacher certificate
  • Petaluma Parks and Rec. commission
  • Petaluma's Good Egg
  • Board of directors - Salvation Army/Heritage Homes
  • Teacher 13 years @ Happy Day Presbyterian School
  • Traffic/Public Safety needs
  • Rainier Cross town connector
  • Economic development
Mike O'Brien Click here for more information about this candidate 13,517 votes 21.9%
  • Occupation: Councilman
  • Retired CHP
  • Planning Commision
  • Animal Services Avisory Committee
  • Petaluma River Autority
  • Speedway Children's Charity Fund Trustee
  • North Bay Watershed Association
  • Enhance public safety
  • Cross-town Connector at Rainier
  • Protect the Welfare of our Seniors
Cindy Thomas Click here for more information about this candidate 11,852 votes 19.2%
  • Occupation: Labor Leader, Health Care Advocate
  • Vice President, SEIU Local 250, Health Care Workers Union (Representing 90,000 union members)
  • Regional Labor Consultant/Liaison, Kaiser Permanente (Representing 23,000 SEIU Local 250 members, Northern California Region)
  • Delegate, North Bay Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO
  • Member, Petaluma Animal Services Advisory Committee
  • Certified Trainer, Consensus Decision Making & Interest-Based Problem Solving
  • North Bay Resident, 51 Years; 13 Year Petaluma Resident
  • Responsible Planning and Growth
  • Traffic Circulation Relief
  • Revitalization of Petaluma's Downtown Area and Washington Corridor
Spence F. Burton Click here for more information about this candidate 5,255 votes 8.5%
  • Occupation: Postal Automation Coordinator & Letter Carrier
  • 28 year Petaluma resident
  • Former Director of Education for the California State Assn. of Letter Carriers
  • Past President and recipient of a "Lifetime Achievement Award" from Golden Gate Branch 214, NALC
  • Delegate North Bay Labor Council
  • Member Knights of Columbus, Council 1586 - St. James Parish
  • Webmaster, Sonoma County Genealogical Society
  • "Common Sense" with "No Strings Attached"
  • Stop further reductions in our Police Dept. and other City Services
  • Provide "Real" and significant traffic relief

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