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Sacramento County, CA November 6, 2012 Election
Director; Sacramento Municipal Utility District; Ward 5 Voter Information

4 Year Term.

Results as of Nov 30 4:14pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (154/154)
(153 Total Other Write-In Votes 0.33%, 18,360 Under Votes 0.33%, 64 Over Votes 0.33%)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Michael Picker Click here for more information about this candidate 21,901 votes 46.89%

  • Occupation: Senior Advisor on Renewables to Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.
  • Chief of Staff for former Sacramento Mayor Joe Serna Jr.
  • Founding partner of Lincoln Crow Strategic Communications
  • Deputy Treasurer of Investment for former State Treasurer Phil Angelides
  • Deputy Assistant for Toxic Substances Control in Gov. Brown's first administration
  • MBA Business Administration from UC Davis
  • BA English from Immaculate Heart College
  • Keep the lights on for Sacramento families and businesses.
  • Make sure that SMUD bills stay affordable for all of us.
  • Maintain the SMUD commitment to green, clean, and sustainable energy.
Ben Phillips Click here for more information about this candidate 14,775 votes 31.64%
  • Occupation: Municipal Utility Advisor
  • SMUD Community Advisory Panel, Vice Chair
  • California Asian Pacific Chamber of Commerce, Director of Community Outreach and Member Services
  • Solano First Federal Credit Union, Assistant Vice President of Lending
  • The Golden 1 Credit Union, Consumer and Indirect Lending Supervisor
  • FDI Collateral Management, Operations Supervisor
  • SBC/Pacific Bell, Consumer Markets Group Manager
  • Help our neighbors and businesses save money with their SMUD bill.
  • Champion energy effiency for all Sacramentans.
  • Lead the charge at SMUD for affordable sustainable energy.
Samara "Sam" Palko Click here for more information about this candidate 9,875 votes 21.14%
  • Occupation: Community Volunteer
  • MA, Educational Leadership And Policy Studies
  • Founder Sacramento Parents Group
  • Midtown Neighborhood Association Board Member
  • Midtown Business Association Committee Member
  • Parent Teacher Group Board Member
  • Girl Scout Leader
  • I will work to keep rates low.
  • I will work to Deliver the highest quality, uninterrupted service.
  • I will engage customers to become active participants.

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