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San Mateo County, CA November 8, 2005 Election
Council Member; City of Redwood City; 4 Year Term Voter Information

4 Year Term.

Results as of Nov 30 9:53am, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (40/40)
Candidates (Vote for 3)
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Diane Howard Click here for more information about this candidate 10,100 votes 25.6%

  • Occupation: Council Member, Nurse
  • Fully staffed police and fire departments to ensure vibrant safe neighborhoods
  • A revitalized Downtown
  • Sensibly planned housing with improved transportation solutions
Jeffrey J. "Jeff" Ira Click here for more information about this candidate 9,293 votes 23.5%
  • Occupation: Mayor, CPA
  • Born at Sequoia Hospital
  • Attended St. Pius and St. Francis High School
  • B.S. in Accounting
  • Treasurer, Sequoia Awards
  • Using my 28 years of experience auditing government entities to protect our tax dollars.
  • Keeping our City safe by increasing the number of police officers, firefighters, and by expanding our youth programs.
  • Supporting our schools and maintaining our partnerships with them.
James H. "Jim" Hartnett Click here for more information about this candidate 8,712 votes 22.0%
  • Occupation: Council Member, Attorney
  • J.D. Santa Clara University Law School
  • San Mateo County Transit District Board Member
  • Mayor 1995-1997
  • Redwood City National Little League Board Member
  • Manager, Big League Baseball (17-18 yr.olds)
  • "Friend of Schools" recognition by Redwood City Elementary School District Board
  • Increase Public Satety--Bust and Prevent Gangs
  • Fiscal Responsibility---Prudent spending
  • Attention to quality of life issues--seniors, youth, families
Adrian Brandt Click here for more information about this candidate 5,722 votes 14.5%
  • Occupation: Software Engineer
  • B.S. Computer Science, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo
  • Life-long Peninsula resident & long-time transit advocate
  • Friends of Redwood City (formerly No-on-Q), member
  • Caltrain Citizens Advisory Committee, ex-chairman
  • Bay Rail Alliance, ex-president
  • Housing Leadership Council, member
  • Downtown revitalization, transit-oriented infill mixed-use housing
  • City-wide livability (parks, trees, bicycle- & pedestrian-friendly, etc.)
  • Public safety, crime prevention & code enforcement
Hilary S. Paulson Click here for more information about this candidate 5,700 votes 14.4%
  • Occupation: Attorney
  • B.A. University of California, Berkeley, focus - urban geography
  • J.D. Univerity of California, Hastings College of the Law, focus - environmental and governmental law
  • Redwood City Planning Commission, 2000-present, Chairman 2004-2005
  • Redwood City Housing and Human Concerns Committee, 2000-2003, Vice Chair 2003
  • Redwood City Downtown Advisory Group
  • Co-Chair Stafford/Stulsaft Park Renovation Committee
  • Demanding well planned, vital, and sustainable development which respects our limited resources, including water and open space
  • Listening to, respecting and valuing community input and desires
  • Protecting neighborhood character by focusing high density development in our downtown

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