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Contra Costa County, CA June 5, 2012 Election
Member, Democratic Party County Central Committee; County of Contra Costa; Supervisorial District 2 Voter Information

2 Year Term.

This contest will only appear on Democratic party ballots.

Results as of Jun 22 3:50pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (140/140)
(138 Total Other Write-In Votes 0.26%)
Candidates (Vote for 5)
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Carolyn Ruth Phinney Click here for more information about this candidate 10551 votes 19.93%

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Behavioral Scientist/Research Psychologist
  • INCUMBENT, Elected Member Contra Costa County Democratic Party Central Committee
  • Ph.D. from University of California, Berkeley
  • Assistant Research Scientist & Lecturer University of Michigan
  • Lecturer Harvard University Extension
  • Field Organizer for Contra Costa County Democratic Party 2010
  • Community Organizer and Activist for 20 Years
  • Continue informing and educating voters about candidates, initiatives, measures, and issues
  • Support Democratic candidates. In 2010, I led the delivery of nearly 200,000 Official Democratic Party slate cards-nearly 10% of those delivered in CA
  • Recruit and support CA Young Democrats to become more involved in politics and running for office.
Diddo Ruth Clark, Esq. Click here for more information about this candidate 8865 votes 16.75%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Member, Contra Costa County Democratic Central Committee
  • Central Committee member since 2001. Positions on the CCC Central Committee have included:
  • Vice Chair; Secretary or acting Secretary for many years;
  • CA Dem Party Convention Committee Chair;
  • Bylaw Committee Chair;
  • mediator, arbitrator, attorney;
  • graduate of DVC, UCSD, & Georgetown Law.
  • electing Democrats
  • promoting Democratic Party values
  • supporting the internal organization of the Central Committee
Jim Donnelly Click here for more information about this candidate 8325 votes 15.73%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Member, Central Committee
  • Environmental, Health & Safety Consultant
  • BS -Chemistry, MA- Leadership, Former Marine
  • Fellow Member- Air & Waste Management Association
  • Past President- Institute of Professional Environmental Practice
  • Treasurer- Contra Costa County Democratic Central Committee
  • Executive Board Member, California Democratic Party
  • Work to make the Central Committee more effective in achieving our goals
  • Assist with the election of local, state & national Democratic Candidates
  • Work to get social, educational, infrastructure and environmental programs restored that, in the past, made our state a great palce to live.
Sarah Genn Butler Click here for more information about this candidate 6927 votes 13.08%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Businesswoman, Environmental Planner
  • B.S. UC Davis, Environmental Planning/Landscape Architecture
  • Businesswoman: Property Management
  • Legislative Representative, LTCC PTA Legislative Team
  • School Site Council Member, Miramonte High School, & OIS, 2008-2011
  • AUHSD Measure G & A Citizen's Parcel Tax Oversight Committee Member
  • Member, Lamorinda Democratic Club
  • Inform Voters on issues, and get Democrats elected.
  • Be an advocate in support of public education in Contra Costa County.
  • Encourage grassroots participation to strengthen the Democratic Party.
Rao N. Kaza 5399 votes 10.20%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Incumbent
John D. Hall Click here for more information about this candidate 5319 votes 10.05%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Central Committee Alternate
  • Party: Democratic
  • Currently Retired but working to strengthen Contra Costa Democratic Clubs
  • Computer Programmer for 40 years
  • Never allow another partisan or nonpartisan elected office to be uncontested by a Democrat in Contra Costa
  • Make the Democratic Party in Contra Costa relevant to the voters
  • Build coordination among all local Democratic Organizations
Brodie Hilp Click here for more information about this candidate 4215 votes 7.96%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Central Committee Alternate
  • Vice President, San Ramon Valley Democratic Club
  • Elected Delegate to the California Democratic Convention, Assembly District 15
  • Ph.D. from the University of California
  • Former VP of Public Policy of AAUW
  • Help elect Democrats to local, state positions so we have state majorities in the Assembly and Senate
  • Help re-elect President Barack Obama and stop corporate corruption of our political democracy
  • Preserve the safety net of California's Health and Human Services
Ellis Goldberg 3200 votes 6.04%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Retired

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