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Contra Costa County, CA November 2, 2010 Election
Council Member; Town of Moraga Voter Information

4 Year Term.

Results as of Nov 30 11:25am, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (10/10)
(63 Total Other Write-In Votes 0.51%)
Candidates (Vote for 2)
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Dave Trotter Click here for more information about this candidate 4641 votes 37.78%

  • Occupation: Town Councilmember/Attorney
  • Mayor, Town of Moraga (2009)
  • Central Contra Costa Solid Waste Authority, Director (2008-present)
  • Moraga Planning Commission, Chair (1994-1996) and Member (1991-1998)
  • Moraga Historical Society, President and Director (1996-2002)
  • Strong Supporter of Moraga Education Foundation (1991-present)
  • Graduate of Occidental College and Stanford Law School
  • Uphold General Plan and protect Moraga's ridgelines and open spaces from inappropriate development
  • Shape and implement the approved Moraga Center Specific Plan and revitalize our two commercial areas
  • Exercise fiscal discipline and develop solutions for financing and repair of the Town's roads, storm drains and essential infrastructure
Ken Chew Click here for more information about this candidate 4186 votes 34.08%
  • Occupation: Mayor/Professional Engineer
  • Mayor - Town of Moraga, 2010
  • Council Member - Town of Moraga, elected 2006
  • Planning Commissioner - Town of Moraga, 2003 -2006
  • Senior Executives in State and Local Government Program graduate (Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University)
  • Civil & Environmental Engineering - University of Wisconsin at Madison
  • League of CA Cities appointee to the Transportation, Communication, and Public Works Policy Committee, 2009 to present
  • Protect and preserve Moraga's ridgelines and open spaces and uphold our general plan guidelines
  • Build a solid general fund reserve and maintain balanced annual budgets and implement an economic development plan to recapture our sales tax leakage
  • Implement Revenue Enhancement Committee recommendation and create a long term infrastructure renewal program and financing plan
Seth R. Freeman 2004 votes 16.31%
  • Occupation: Investment Manager
Eleni Wanken Click here for more information about this candidate 769 votes 6.26%
  • Occupation: School Administrator
  • B.A., California State University
  • M.S., California State University
  • No new taxes and no endorsement for charter city
  • Implement transparency of town council agendas and proceedings
  • Encourage and promote full public inclusion in public policy discussions
Dennis Wanken Click here for more information about this candidate 621 votes 5.06%
  • Occupation: School Administrator
  • B.B.A. 1978
  • M.S. 1996
  • 1997-2002 Trustee, Moraga School District
  • 1993-1997 Member, Moraga Educational Foundation
  • 1994-1995, Town of Moraga Cable Television Advisory Committee
  • Make local government more transparent
  • Make local government more inclusive
  • Practice prudent fiscal restraint

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  Candidate Debates

Roundtable 8/26/10 Sponsored by League of Women Voters, Contra Costa Times and Others
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Debate 10/5/10 Sponsored by Moraga Citizens Network
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