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Monterey County, CA November 3, 2009 Election
Town Council; Proposed Town of Carmel Valley Voter Information

Results as of November 13 4:38pm, 100.00%% of Precincts Reporting (7/7)
Candidates (Vote for 5)
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Karin Strasser Kauffman 2,712 votes 13.13%

  • Occupation: Retired County Supervisor
Glenn E. Robinson Click here for more information about this candidate 2,537 votes 12.28%
  • Occupation: University Professor
  • Professor, Naval Postgraduate School, 1991-present
  • President, Carmel Valley Association, 2004-08
  • Carmel Valley Blue-Ribbon Roads Committee
  • Coach, Carmel Community Girls Softball
  • BA, PhD from U.C. Berkeley. Fulbright Scholar
  • Fifth Generation Californian on both sides of my family
Priorities:
  • Preserve Carmel Valley's Rural Character and Open Spaces
  • Slow, smart growth, not more large subdivisions and sprawl
  • Fiscal conservative: protect Carmel Valley's tax base
Larry Bacon 2,342 votes 11.34%
  • Occupation: Registered Investment Advisor
Amy E Anderson Click here for more information about this candidate 2,299 votes 11.13%
  • Occupation: Retired Biologist
  • Retired biology professor, OR. State Univ.
  • President, Chamber Music Monterey Bay
  • Member, League of Women Voters Monterey Peninsula
  • Election Integrity Committee, LWVMP
  • Professional Cellist
  • PhD Univ. of Califormia
Priorities:
  • Local control of land use decisions in Carmel Valley
  • Preserve the rich, diverse and rural character of the Carmel Valley corridor
  • Careful management of Carmel Valley tax revenues to serve needs of the community
Priscilla Walton Click here for more information about this candidate 2,073 votes 10.03%
  • Occupation: Retired Professor/Educational Consultant
  • Planning Commissioner, Human Relations Commission-Davis, CA
  • Board of Directors, Davis Rural Land Trust
  • M.A. Economics & Anthropology, University of Texas, Austin
  • Ph.D. Education, Northwestern University
  • Consultant, Commission on Teacher Credentialing-Sacramento, CA
  • Research/Professor, University of California, Santa Cruz
Priorities:
  • Ensuring that all development is consistent with the rural nature of Carmel Valley and locally controlled with citizen participation.
  • Protecting the rural and environmental integrity of the Carmel Valley and it's natural resources.
  • Maintaining a town that is fiscally responsible & responsive to the needs of Carmel Valley residents (good planning,decent roads and traffic control).
Scott Dick 1,481 votes 7.17%
  • Occupation: Retired Army Officer
Jacob Odello 1,342 votes 6.50%
  • Occupation: Student
Michael Addison Click here for more information about this candidate 1,232 votes 5.96%
  • Occupation: Business Owner/Entrepreneur
  • MSEE Stanford University
  • MBA Harvard University
  • Owner Bay Cities Auto Auction
  • Owner PLP Digital Systems
  • Owner Siella Imaging
  • Member Rotary
Priorities:
  • Do not think Carmel Valley will be better off as a city
  • If a city is created, the council will need experienced members
  • Government intrusions must be minimized
Ernie Bizzozero Click here for more information about this candidate 1,163 votes 5.63%
  • Occupation: Retired Military Officer
  • BS in Business Administration, Boston College, 1956 graduate
  • President Carmel Views Community Association
  • Member Ft. Ord Retiree Council
  • Docent Monterey Maritime Museum
  • Retired Coast Guard Captain
  • Military Awards
Priorities:
  • Keep Carmel Valley rural in nature
  • Insure adequate funding for aTown exists
  • Insure adequate Police and fire services are not downgraded
Thomas C. White, III 1,078 votes 5.22%
  • Occupation: Retired Professor
Lawrence K. Samuels Click here for more information about this candidate 941 votes 4.55%
  • Occupation: Realtor/Writer
  • Elected official in Seaside -- Chairman of the PAC with advises the Mayor on Eminent Domain issues
  • Editor and contributing author of the paperback Facets of Liberty
  • Author of forthcoming book, In Defense of Chaos: the Chaology of Politics, Economics and Human Action
  • Winner of the 2007 Karl Bray Memorial Award
  • Co-Chair of Monterey County Libertarians for Peace
  • Manager and co-manager of the Future of Freedom Conference series for five years
Priorities:
  • To stop the incorporation of Carmel Valley
  • To keep Carmel Valley rural
  • To keep taxes lower and to have less interfence from governmental agencies
Lee Lightfoot 499 votes 2.42%
  • Occupation: Wine Maker
John Barry Smith Click here for more information about this candidate 493 votes 2.39%
  • Occupation: Retired Military Officer
  • US Naval Aviation crewman and navigator
  • US Army Audiologist
  • Masters degree in Audiology
  • EENT Clinic Director
  • FAA Part 135 Charter pilot, instrument rated
  • Married 32 years and daughter age 17
Priorities:
  • Maintain peace, quiet, serenity, and prosperity for residents of Carmel Valley
  • Ensure residents acquire their fair share of water and other resources.
  • Ensure honorable and efficient local government
NoŽl Jensen 325 votes 1.57%
  • Occupation: Registered Nurse
S. "Savva" Vassiliev 143 votes 0.69%
  • Occupation: Writer and Actor

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