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Alameda County, CA November 6, 2012 Election
Council Member; City of Alameda Voter Information

Results as of Feb 1 2:01pm, 100.00% of Precincts Reporting (45/45)
(98 Total Other Write-In Votes 0.20%)
Candidates (Vote for 2)
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Marilyn Ezzy Ashcraft Click here for more information about this candidate 12116 votes 24.93%

  • Occupation: Attorney/Arbitrator
  • Member, Alameda Planning Board; President for 2 years
  • Former Hospital Director & Economic Development Commissioner
  • Co-Chair, Campaign to Build New Main Library
  • Chair, Campaign to Save Alameda Hospital
  • J.D. - Santa Clara University Law School
  • B.S. - University of California, Davis
  • Maintaining the quality of life that makes Alameda a vibrant, livable city - good schools, safe neighborhoods, great recreational opportunities
  • Achieving a viable budget that ensures the City's long-term financial stability; stimulating economic growth by creating jobs & housing opportunities
  • Initiating the sustainable development of Alameda Point
Tony Daysog Click here for more information about this candidate 8701 votes 17.90%
  • Occupation: Urban Planner
  • past Alameda City Councilmember (1996-2006)
  • past vice mayor of Alameda (1998-2000) and (2002-2004)
  • resident of Alameda's West End since 1974
  • Master's degree in City Planning, UC Berkeley / Bachelor of Art's [US History], UC Berkeley / Encinal High School graduate
  • Alameda homeowner
  • age: 46
  • Implement Best Pension Reform Plans: Vallejo, Stockton Failed To Plan: Let's Plan Our City's Finances Now
  • Strengthen Communications Between City council and the Public: No More Park Street "Tree" Incidents
  • Implement Alameda Point Plans That Emphasize Jobs and Recreational Amenities, and Have Least Traffic Impacts on Island Residents
Stewart G. Chen Click here for more information about this candidate 8588 votes 17.67%
  • Occupation: City of Alameda Healthcare District Director
  • Doctor of Chiropractic
  • Improving the quality of life in Alameda
  • Balancing our budget
  • Development of Alameda Point
Jeff Cambra Click here for more information about this candidate 7579 votes 15.59%
  • Occupation: Attorney/Community Mediator
  • Attorney for Non-Profit Organizations
  • Special Events Producer/Community Fundraiser
  • Assistant City Attorney (retired)
  • 30 years of self empoyment experience
  • 8 years - City of Alameda Housing and Building Code Board
  • Assuring our community has adequate public safety services including police, fire, ambulance, and hospital services.
  • Supporting our education system and maintaining neighborhood schools
  • Guaranteeing our city finances are sustainable every year by stimulating economic growth along Park St., Webster St., the Stations, and South Shore.
Jane Sullwold Click here for more information about this candidate 6134 votes 12.62%
  • Occupation: Golf Commissioner/Lawyer
  • Brown University 1976 (magna cum laude)
  • Harvard Law School 1979
  • Practicing California lawyer since 1979
  • Golf Commission, 2005 - present
  • Golf Commission Chair, 2007 - present
  • Controlling our budget, including addressing unfunded liabilities
  • Jumpstarting renewal of Alameda Point
  • Increasing public involvement and participation
Gerard Valbuena Dumuk Click here for more information about this candidate 2919 votes 6.01%
  • Occupation: Wildland Firefighter
  • Former Paramedic
  • Former Chef / Restaurant owner
  • Former EMT- Paramedic
  • Currently Licensed as EMT- B
  • Hazardous Materials Technician
  • California State Firefighter 1
  • 1. Accessibility to education.
  • 2. Local "mom and pop" economic development.
  • 3. To take a practical and pragmatic approach to fiscal stability.
Joana Darc Weber 2473 votes 5.09%
  • Occupation: Journalist

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Candidate Forums

  • Date: Thursday, October 4
    Time: 7 - 8:30 PM
    Place: Mastick Senior Center, 1155 Santa Clara Avenue
    Co-Sponsors: LWV Alameda and AAUW

  • The public is invited to attend and submit written questions for the candidates.
    The forum will be videotaped, and the video posted for later viewing.
News and Analysis

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