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Ventura County, CA November 3, 2009 Election
Council Member; City of San Buenaventura Voter Information

4 Year Term.

Results as of November 16 2:50pm, 100.00%% of Precincts Reporting (44/44)
(60 Total Other Write-In Votes 0.08%)
Candidates (Vote for 4)
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Michael "Mike" Tracy Click here for more information about this candidate 9,777 votes 12.86%

  • Occupation: Retired Police Chief
  • AA Ventura College, Liberal Arts
  • BA California Lutheran College, Sociology
  • MA Cal Poly Pomona, Leadership
  • Police Chief, Ventura Police Dept, Ventura, California
  • Public Safety
  • Economic Development
  • Maintaining Public Places and Infrastructure
Neal Andrews Click here for more information about this candidate 9,246 votes 12.16%
  • Occupation: City Councilmember/Businessman
  • Chief executive of large corporate and government agencies
  • Manager of multi-million dollar budgets
  • Former professor of government and public policy at leading universities
  • Nearly 10 years pioneering leadership in emergency medical services
  • Member of numerous regional and national boards of directors and commissions
  • Twice elected to International Board of Directors of a leading international strategic business organization
  • Bringing greater economic prosperity to Ventura while preserving and enhancing its quality of life and small town character
  • Re-asserting fiscal integrity with sound budget policies and controlled expenditures, particularly payroll and benefit costs
  • Re-focusing City priorities to properly reflect citizen concerns with public safety, street repair, and essential public services
Jim Monahan Click here for more information about this candidate 8,749 votes 11.51%
  • Occupation: Businessman/Ventura City Council Member
  • Native Venturan
  • Local businessman for 50 plus years
  • Graduate of Ventura HS and Ventura College
  • Father of four, grandfather of seven
  • Veteran of Korean war
  • Founder County of Ventura St. Patricks Day Parade
  • Responsible Budget Management
  • Public Safety - Police and Fire Services
  • Infrastructure improvements: Street, sidewalk, sewer, storm drain
Brian Brennan 7,830 votes 10.30%
  • Occupation: Councilmember
Ed Summers Click here for more information about this candidate 6,906 votes 9.08%
  • Occupation: Incumbent
  • Degree in Business and Finance from the University of Southern California
  • MBA from Drucker Center at Claremont Graduate School
  • Vice Chair and Director, Economic Development Collaborative, Ventura County
  • Director, Boys & Girls Club of Ventura
  • Director, Casa Pacifica
  • Council liaison to the Ventura Unified School District
  • Continuing Economic Growth and Job Creation
  • Sustaining Our Quality of Life Through Our Cultural Environmental Assets
  • Preserving Ventura's Unique and Historical Character
Kenneth M. Cozzens Click here for more information about this candidate 5,927 votes 7.80%
  • Occupation: Small Business Owner
  • 32 years as a Deputy with Ventura Co. Sheriff, Retired as a Captain
  • Consultant for the Ventura County Financial Abuse Specialist Team, an organization of professionals dealing with financial abuse of Senior Citizens
  • Masters in Public Administration, Cal Lutheran University
  • Prior Council Candidate in 1971 and 1973
  • Helped organize the Ventura County Agricultural Theft Task Force
  • Member of Our Lady of Assumption Catholic Church
  • I support public safety and will work to ensure that funding is available to provide adequate fire and police services
  • I want to focus on quality of life issues and will familiarize myself with the concerns of the citizens and work to resolve their problems
  • I welcome the opportunity to work with a united front of organizations devoted to helping those in need
Maureen C. O'Hara Click here for more information about this candidate 4,368 votes 5.75%
  • Occupation: Attorney
  • Lincoln Law School, JD 1991
  • UC Santa Barbara BA 1987
  • Admiited to CA Bar 1991
  • Currently practicing Employment Law
  • Address revenue shortfalls-make the City more fiscally sound
  • Restore the beaches and Promenade as valuable assets
  • Deal with chronic homeless and panhandlers in downtwon area
Brian Lee Rencher 4,008 votes 5.27%
  • Occupation: Financial Advisor
Wendy Halderman Click here for more information about this candidate 3,714 votes 4.89%
  • Occupation: Business Owner
  • Fiscal Responsibility
  • Economic Vitality
  • Community Collaboration
William M. Knox, III 3,557 votes 4.68%
  • Occupation: Tax Attorney
Mike Gibson Click here for more information about this candidate 3,537 votes 4.65%
  • Occupation: Business Manager
  • Master in Public Administration (MPA)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Political Science (BA)
  • General Plan Advisory Committee (GPAC), City of Port Hueneme
  • Business Manager for Santa Barbara County Parks
  • Secretary/Treasurer Santa Barbara County Management Association (SBCMA)
  • Chair of Tr-County Region of Municipal Management Association of Southern California
  • Restore fiscal responsibility and accountability to Ventura city government
  • Streamline the development permit review process
  • Promote economic development to attract new businesses and retain and expand existing businesses in the community
Camille Harris 3,246 votes 4.27%
  • Occupation: Retired Business Owner
Phil Mechanick 1,975 votes 2.60%
  • Occupation: Local Businessman
Melody Joy Baker 1,680 votes 2.21%
  • Occupation: Small Business Owner
Robert E. "Bob" Dugan Click here for more information about this candidate 1,441 votes 1.90%
  • Occupation: Businessman
  • Graduate of Ventura H.S.
  • B.A. Degree in Psychology
  • Teaching Credential
  • Community first
  • Open Government
  • Controlled and sustainable growth

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