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Santa Clara County, CA November 4, 2008 Election
Council Member; Town of Los Gatos Voter Information

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Results as of Nov 25 11:10am, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (29/29)
Candidates (Vote for 2)
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Steve Rice Click here for more information about this candidate 7,024 votes 29.79%

  • Occupation: Financial Planner
  • Certified Financial Planner
  • Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy
  • San Jose State University
  • Los Gatos High School (Class of 1977)
  • Raymond J. Fisher Jr. High School
  • Louise Van Meter Elementary School
  • Preservation, not Obstructionism
  • A Vibrant, Resident Serving Business Base
  • Strong Fiscal Management
Barbara Spector Click here for more information about this candidate 7,018 votes 29.77%
  • Occupation: Incumbent
  • Current Mayor of the Town of Los Gatos
  • Former Vice-Mayor
  • Former Chair and Vice-Chair of the Planning Commission
  • Attorney
  • Harvard-trained Mediator and Negotiator
  • Former High School Teacher and College Instructor
  • Maintain essential Town services while balancing our budget
  • Secure the funding and locations for youth recreational facilities
  • We must protect our hillsides and the economic vitality they bring to our Town
Michael Kane Click here for more information about this candidate 4,923 votes 20.88%
  • Occupation: Business Owner 26 years: Kane Financial Services
  • Registered Investment Advisor, General Securities Principal
  • Chairman, Los Gatos Planning Commission
  • Governing Board Member, Community Hospital of Los Gatos
  • Veteran, Vietnam Era - U.S. Army, R.A., Decorated by Secretary of Defense
  • Head Usher, Saint Mary's Church
  • Former Treasurer, Los Gatos Chamber of Commerce
  • Fair application of land use law to protect our hillsides, preserve our neighborhoods, and enhance our economic vitality
  • Careful planning on issues such as sustainability, "the North 40," traffic, and affordable housing.
  • Will work to preserve the Town's dedicated funds and cash reserves in these difficult times.
Peggy Dallas Click here for more information about this candidate 4,612 votes 19.56%
  • Occupation: Architect/Mother
  • Chair Architectural Standards Committee
  • Member General Plan Task Force I & II, 1998-1999
  • California Licensed Architect for 20 years
  • BA in Archtiecture with Honors, UC Berkeley
  • Mother of three lovely young adults
  • Wife of Alastair Dallas, editor of the Los Gatos Observer online news source
  • Revenue Development while protecting Los Gatos' small-town character
  • Planning Commission is broken -- it needs to be fixed
  • Youth and Seniors -- provide a more valuable experience in town for them

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Official Information

Town of Los Gatos

Los Gatos Candidates Forum
September 25, 7:00 pm, Council, 8:15 pm, 21st Assembly District, Los Gatos Town Chambers, 110 E. Main Street, Los Gatos
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