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

Results as of Feb 1 2:01pm, 100.00% of Precincts Reporting (47/47)
(100 Total Other Write-In Votes 0.21%)
Candidates (Vote for 2)
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Karla Brown Click here for more information about this candidate 17352 votes 37.15%

  • Occupation: Pleasanton Business Woman
  • Real Estate Agent
  • Semiconductor Equipment Sales
  • Support SLOW & SMART Growth Policies. Expansion should be gradual and well planned.
  • Develop a plan for our financial future that addresses LONG-TERM CITY DEBT. Changes are needed.
  • Remain committed to OPEN SPACE & RIDGELINE PROTECTION. I was a leader in bringing ridgeline preservation intiatives to the ballot. Voters agreed.
Jerrold "Jerry" Pentin Click here for more information about this candidate 14794 votes 31.67%
  • Occupation: Planning Commissioner/Businessman
  • AA - Radio & Television Broadcasting
  • Sergeant, U.S.M.C.
  • Former Chair, 6 yr member Parks & Recreation Commission
  • Task Force member - Firehouse Arts Center, Veteran's Bldg Renovation, Callippe Golf Course and more
  • Mayor's Award Winner - 2005
  • Rotarian of the Year, Pleasanton North Rotary, 2007 & 2011
  • To advocate for pension reform and still maintain a superior city workforce
  • To address current & future traffic issues and work towards local and regional solutions
  • To support affordable housing opportunities for all residents and workforce in Pleasanton
Erlene DeMarcus Click here for more information about this candidate 8343 votes 17.86%
  • Occupation: Transportation Consultant
  • Former President for Bay Area Rapid Transit Association (BART)
  • Founding Member of LAVTA (Wheels) Board of Directors
  • 2011 Alameda County District Attorney's Hero Award
  • 2009 CeWaer Juanita Haugen Award for Women Making a Difference
  • San Francisco Bay Area Board of Directors for Boy Scouts of America
  • Board of Directors for Tri-Valley SPCA
  • Relieving Traffic Congestion
  • Attracting and Retaining Good Jobs and Businesses in Pleasanton
  • Improving our quality of life especially Public Safety
Mike Harris (Withdrawn) 6124 votes 13.11%
  • Occupation: Software Architect

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Candidate Forums

  • LWV Livermore-Amador Valley and American Association of University Women are co-sponsoring the candidates' forum - Oct 15, 2012 at 7 - 8 pm City Council Chambers, 200 Old Bernal Avenue
News and Analysis

Tri Valley Times

Pleasanton: Transportation/land use top voter interests

Pleasanton: Council candidate drops his campaign for personal reasons

Pleasanton Council: Two back for another try; one new face

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