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Humboldt County, CA November 4, 2008 Election
 Smart Voter Michael Winkler

Candidate for
Council Member; City of Arcata

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Biographical Highlights
  • Occupation: Energy Research Engineer
  • HSU Schatz Energy Research Center 1997-Present
  • B.S. Environmental Resources Engineering, HSU, Phi Beta Kappa, 2003
  • Member, City of Arcata Planning Commission, 2000-Present
  • Started Humboldt Energy Independence Fund (HEIF) & HSU 100% Recycled Paper Program
  • HSU Campus Center for Appropriate Technology (CCAT) Steering Committee, 2000-Present
  • Member of Green Wheels Board
Top Priorities if Elected
  • "Tough Love" approach for helping the homeless
  • Support prop. 215 and medical marijuana; shut down large-scale, illegal grow houses
  • Smart Growth, Renewable Energy, Sustainability, local services and infrastructure
Key Endorsements
  • Wes Chesbro - Former State Senator
  • Patty Berg - State Assembly Member
  • John Woolley, Third District Supervisor
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Position Papers
Arcata Plaza and the Homeless
"Tough Love" approach for dealing with the homeless that combines compassion with firmness
Local Economic Development
Local economic development through promoting value-added products, environmental services, renewable energy technology and media services.
Affordable Housing
Michael Winkler's approach for promoting affordable housing in Arcata
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