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Alameda County, CA June 8, 2010 Election
Member, Democratic Party Central Committee; County of Alameda; Assembly District 18 Voter Information

This contest will only appear on Democratic party ballots.

Results as of Aug 20 9:35pm, 100.00% of Precincts Reporting (248/248)
(446 Total Other Write-In Votes 0.32%)
Candidates (Vote for 6)
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Shelia Young Click here for more information about this candidate 14779 votes 10.76%

  • Occupation: Business Woman
  • Business Owner, 30+years
  • Mayor Emeritus, City of San Leandro
  • California State Commission Appointee
  • Former Executive Board, Oakland Chamber of Commerce
  • Trustee Emeritus, Knowland Park Zoo
  • Small Business Administration, Advisory Board
  • Open and Local Community Involvement
  • Support for all Democratic Candidates
  • Support of Fair and Honest Elections
Linda Perry Click here for more information about this candidate 14692 votes 10.69%
  • Occupation: Incumbent
  • Treasurer, Alameda County Democratic Party
  • San Leandro City Council Member, 1988-1996
  • San Leandro Unified School Board Trustee, 1996-2008
  • Member, Eden Area United Democratic Campaign
  • Member, California Democratic Party State Central Committee
  • Past Vice President and Secretary, Alameda County Democratic Central Committee
  • Electing Democrats to all levels of government
  • Outreach, mentoring and training potential Democratic candidates
  • Encouraging grassroots participation in building a strong local Democratic Party organization
Ryan "Rocky" Fernandez Click here for more information about this candidate 13274 votes 9.66%
  • Occupation: Incumbent
  • AC Transit Director
  • President, South Alameda County Young Democrats
  • Past President, California Young Democrats
  • 2009 recipient of the JFK Jr. Award for Public Service
  • BA in Political Science and Mass Communitcations, UC Berkeley
  • Eagle Scout
  • Increasing young voter turnout
  • Moving our state to clean & efficient energy, better transit, and a 21st century economy
  • Electing progressive Democrats and rebuilding trust in government
Margarita Lacabe 13031 votes 9.48%
  • Occupation: Human Rights Lawyer
Robin Torello Click here for more information about this candidate 12506 votes 9.10%
  • Occupation: Incumbent
  • Chair of the Alameda County Democratic Party
  • Executive Board Member, California Democratic Party
  • Chair, Eden Area United Democratic Campaign
  • Elect Democrats to all levels of government
  • Continue to build a strong Party organization for now and the future
  • Foster more grassroots participation in the Party to strengthen the base
Diana Prola 12376 votes 9.01%
  • Occupation: Retired Teacher
Rick E. Trullinger Click here for more information about this candidate 10788 votes 7.85%
  • Occupation: Incumbent
  • Past Chair 18th Assembly District Committee
  • 18th Assembly District Vice Chair Alameda County Democratic
  • Central Committee
  • Executive Board Member, County Central Committee
  • Member, California State Central Committee
  • Member, Eden Area United Democratic Campaign
  • Electing Democrats to all levels of government
  • Building a strong Democratic Party now and for the future
  • Encouraging a grass roots particpation thru more active Democratic Clubs
Susan K. Kleebauer Click here for more information about this candidate 9207 votes 6.70%
  • Occupation: Attorney
  • Managing Attorney, Criminal Court Appointed Attorneys Program for Alameda County
  • Serve on the Board of Directors (Secretary/Treasurer) - Volunteer Legal Services Corp.
  • Developed and managed own law practice for 25 years focusing on criminal defense, family law, and corporate law representing small businesses
  • Served in leadership positions and as Chair of 2 commissions (Planning and Library/Historical) for the City of San Leandro
  • Serve on the Board of Directors for Davis Street Family Resource Center (past President)
  • Former elected member of the Democratic Party Central Committee, 1996, 1998 & 2000
  • Elect democrat Jerry Brown as Governor in 2010
  • Work on the passage of the November 2010 ballot initiative to legalize, tax, and regulate marijuana for adults
  • Promote and encourage democrats to get involved in local politics
Mary C. Warren 8827 votes 6.42%
  • Occupation: Business Woman
Jennifer Ong Click here for more information about this candidate 8277 votes 6.02%
  • Occupation: Doctor of Optometry (Owner of Private Practice since 1999)
  • Commissioner, Alameda County Commission on the Status of Women
  • Statewide Treasurer, Asian Pacific Islander Caucus of the California Democratic Party
  • Appointed Member, Keep Hayward Clean and Green Task Force
  • Alternate Delegate for the Honorable Betty Yee
  • Chair, Gender and Racial Equity Committee
  • Recipient, 100 Most Influential Filipina Women in the U.S.
  • Further strengthen the Democratic Party's outreach to underrepresented communities and highlight mentorship for civic engagement in youth for A.D. 18
  • Continue my work within communities to create opportunities for sustainable jobs as well as accessible and affordable education for working families
  • Cultivate coalitions of community organizations and activists to prioritize personal, environmental and public health safety for communities
Tom Kersten 7524 votes 5.48%
  • Occupation: Information Technology
Julie Lind Click here for more information about this candidate 6873 votes 5.00%
  • Occupation: Legislative Aide
  • Office of Senator Ellen Corbett - 2006-Present
  • Office of Assemblywoman Rebecca Cohn - 2004-2006
  • Office of Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren 2002-2003
  • Political Director - CA Young Democrats - 2008-Present
  • Alternate - Alameda County Democratic Central Committee, Assembly District 18 - 2009-Present
  • MPA - San Jose State University - 2007
  • Increasing young voter education, engagement and turnout in all elections
  • Increasing voter registration at all levels
Helena B. Straughter Click here for more information about this candidate 4813 votes 3.50%
  • Occupation: Real Estate Broker
  • Candidate for President of American Postal Workers Union Local 78
  • Peralta College - Labor Law- Collective Bargaining- Grievance Handling
  • Shop Steward Teamsters Local 78
  • Point of Sales Insturctor (POS)
  • Postal Service - On the Job Instructor (OJI)
  • Elected delegate Assembly Distirct 25, Stanislaus County
  • Running for office will allow committee officers to endorse/support candidates but also find ways to embrace and connect our communities
  • Develop an active out reaching committee that will empower our community with the activities of the party.
  • I will have an active part in community involvemnet , because I am a community activist., and I know growth comes from change.

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