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San Mateo County, CA November 6, 2007 Election
City Council member; City of Foster City Voter Information

4 Year Term.

Results as of Dec 19 5:40pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (22/22)
24.4% Voter Turnout (75,394/309,513)
Candidates (Vote for 3)
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Rick Wykoff Click here for more information about this candidate 2,635 votes 21.3%

  • Occupation: Incumbent
  • City Manger - Foster City (1977-94)
  • City Manger - Buena Park (1973-77)
  • Past President of Foster City Rotary Club (1996-97)
  • Past Pres. of San Mateo Co. City Mangers Assn.
  • Past Member of San Mateo Co. Criminal Justice Council
  • Financial Stability
  • Quality Service For Residents
  • Open Communication
Linda A. Koelling Click here for more information about this candidate 2,578 votes 20.8%
  • Occupation: Incumbent
  • B.S. Recreation & Park Management
  • ChaipersonF.C Parks & Recreation Committee
  • Chamber of Commerce Board member
  • VP League of California Cities Peninsula Div
  • Member City/County Association of Government
  • Member San Mateo County Congestion Alliance
  • Address Traffic Congestion/ Public transit
  • Develop Environmental incentives
  • Maintain our planned community vision/maintain quality of life amenities
Art Kiesel Click here for more information about this candidate 2,426 votes 19.6%
  • Occupation: Planning Commissioner/Consultant
  • 16 Year Foster City Resident
  • Married - Two Sons - Two Grandchildren
  • San Francisco Native
  • Military Veteran
  • Foster City Planning Commissioner - 2004 to present - Immediate Past Chairman
  • Foster City Honors List Recipient - 2003
  • Protect General Funds
  • (Re)development Project Success
  • Citizens Health and Safety
Huijun Z. Ring Click here for more information about this candidate 2,086 votes 16.9%
  • Occupation: Biotechnology Manager / Scientist
  • Foster City Education Committee member
  • Founding member of Foster City High School Foundation
  • Senior Director, Silicon Valley Chinese Engineers Association
  • Ph.D. in Molecular Biology from Cornell University
  • Board Certified in Medical Genetics from Stanford University
  • Mother of two children attending Foster City public schools
  • Ensure fiscal responsibility and support local businesses
  • Advocate for a Community Education Center and a public high school
  • Promote green policies and practices for a healthier environment
Marcia Ann Cohn-Lyle Click here for more information about this candidate 1,066 votes 8.6%
  • Occupation: Retired Educator / Businesswoman
  • BA English Literature/MA Teaching ESL
  • MA Boardsmanship '98/MA Governance '03
  • ElectedTrustee SMUHSD 1995-2007
  • Foster City Community Wall of Fame '02
  • FC Library Board 1998-current
  • President- Co. School Boards Assn. 2002
  • Uninterrupted water supply
  • No public charter high school in Foster City
  • Redevelopment of 15 acres, Chess/Hatch and Pilgrim/Triton
Stanley E. Roberts Click here for more information about this candidate 1,036 votes 8.4%
  • Occupation: TV Reporter/Food Critic
  • Vice Chair Foster City Education Commttiee
  • 15 years broadcast experience
  • Award winning Video Journalist
  • 2 Emmy Nominations, 4 Golden Mikes, Multiple Associated Press Awards
  • Founder /CEO of
  • Past Vice President of Southern California National Association of Black Journalist
  • Alternative Energy
  • Safety and Security/Self reliant city
  • Development of 15 acre site to include an education facility
Patrick McKinnie Click here for more information about this candidate 552 votes 4.5%
  • Occupation: Residential Counselor
  • BA in Political Science from UC Davis
  • BS in Psychology From Washington State University
  • Vice President of Student Organizations as Foothill College
  • Student Senator at Washington State University
  • Bringing the city council's focus back to where it should be + the residents
  • Lowering the speed limit in residential zones for safety
  • Introducing community and resident focused events like a Farmer's market, Senior Wellness Weekend, and other events geared towards youth

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Candidates' Forum Monday, 24 September 2007 7 - 9 pm Foster City Council Chambers Moderated by the League of Women Voters
News and Analysis

San Mateo Daily Journal

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