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Orange County, CA November 4, 2008 Election
Council Member; City of Santa Ana; Ward 3 Voter Information

4 Year Term.

Results as of Jan 24 10:36am, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (127/127)
72.6% Voter Turnout (1,167,657/1,607,989)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Carlos Bustamante Click here for more information about this candidate 26,258 votes 49.9%

  • Occupation: Santa Ana Councilman/Businessowner
  • U.S. Air Force Veteran
  • Former Law Enforcement Officer
  • BA in Business Cal State Fullerton
  • MA in Leadership Chapman University
  • Founder/Director Santa Ana Business Bank
  • Member Board of Governors, Bowers Museum
  • Crime prevention and youth programs
  • Raise test scores in Santa Ana
  • Revitalization of the city in partnership with the neighborhood associations
Arturo "Art" Pedroza, MBA Click here for more information about this candidate 10,231 votes 19.4%
  • Occupation: Teacher/Safety Director
  • MBA, Keller Graduate University of Management
  • B.S., Business Admin., Univ. of Phoenix
  • Past Santa Ana Redevelopment & Housing Commissioner
  • Past Santa Ana Library Board Commissioner
  • Teacher, Cerritos College
  • Editor, Orange Juice Blog,
  • Hire more police for faster response and to stop graffiti
  • Open more local libraries and new parks and fields
  • Balance the city budget, which currently has a $28 million deficit
Steve Rocco 9,344 votes 17.8%
  • Occupation: Orange Unified School District Board of Education Member
Ana Rebecca "Becky" Valencia-Verdin Click here for more information about this candidate 6,773 votes 12.9%
  • Occupation: Businesswoman
  • U.C.S.D., La Jolla, CA., B.A Political Science, M.A. ip Consultant, Business owner, Senior Health Education and Services, Non-Profit Org. Founder
  • Consultant: Health Services Organizations and Systems, Organizational Development
  • Consultant: Public Health Program Evaluation, Research, Outreach, Educator, Grant Writer
  • Former Program Director: County of Orange Cancer Detection Partnership/State of CA Every Woman Counts Program
  • Former Chief Consultant: County of L.A Office of Women's Health Cervical Cancer Prevention and Education Initiative-
  • Former Teacher: Los Angeles Unified School District: Special Education
  • Improve Public Safety via a well strategized population specific outreach to promote change in behavior ...
  • Education: To help Santa Ana Schools attain better ranking with proven results-higher "Test Scores"
  • To make Santa Ana a "Benchmark Metropolis" and Orange County's Business Center- The Place to where Big Business Bids High to Relocate To...

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