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

4 Year Term.

Results as of December 4 4:16pm, 100.00%% of Precincts Reporting (36/36)
(294 Total Other Write-In Votes 0.36%)
Candidates (Vote for 4)
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Don Lane Click here for more information about this candidate 15,477 votes 19.20%

  • Occupation: Santa Cruz Mayor
  • Founder, Saturn Cafe
  • Manager, The Appleton Foundation
  • Co-founder, Youth Opportunities
  • Strengthening our local economy and creating jobs
  • Maintaining basic city services: public safety, parks, transportation system
  • Protecting the unique environmental and social qualities of Santa Cruz
Cynthia Mathews Click here for more information about this candidate 13,636 votes 16.91%
  • Occupation: Community Volunteer
  • Four-term former council member, three-time mayor
  • Member, Monterey Bay Sanctuary Advisory Council
  • Museum of Art and History Board Member
  • Former board member: Downtown Mgmt. Corporation
  • Former member: Library Joint Powers Board
  • Co-founder, Downtown Neighbors Association
  • Strengthen local economy to provide jobs and create tax base for city services
  • Public safety for our neighborhoods, business districts, parks and schools
  • Promoting community engagement and partnerships
Micah Posner Click here for more information about this candidate 12,593 votes 15.62%
  • Occupation: Small Business Owner
  • Homeowner in Lower Ocean and father of two daugthers
  • Co-founded Pedaler's Express and co-managed the business from 1994 to 2004
  • Director of People Power ( from 2002 to 2012
  • Received Community Hero awards from the County Transportation Commission, the Good Times, and the United Way
  • Co-founder and board member of the Hub for Sustainable Living
  • Co-founded a new business this year, Santa Cruz Pedicab
  • Campaign finance reform
  • Reduce off-street parking requirements
  • Prioritize alternatives to desalination
Pamela Comstock Click here for more information about this candidate 12,480 votes 15.48%
  • Occupation: Operations Manager
  • Commissioner, SC City Commission for the Prevention of Violence Against Women (CPVAW)
  • Owned and operated a successful downtown business, Lollipops Boutique
  • Board Member of Take Back Santa Cruz (TBSC)
  • Secretary of local Rotary Club 2009-2012
  • Currently Operations Manager for a multi-million dollar software company in S.C. County
  • Assisted in re-establishing local chapter of PFLAG
  • Economy-A strong local economy, which funds services vital to our community.
  • Safety-A push for public safety and crime prevention.
  • Community-Connecting with community to support services, culture and the environment
Richelle Noroyan 8,971 votes 11.13%
  • Occupation: Marketing Communications Consultant
Jake Fusari 6,865 votes 8.51%
  • Occupation: Carpenter
Cece Pinheiro Click here for more information about this candidate 6,581 votes 8.16%
  • Occupation: Executive Director Non-Profit
  • Former Santa Cruz City School Board Trustee
  • Former Assistant Director Community TV
  • United Way Community Hero Award 2007
  • Resource Center for Non-Violence "Drawing The Line" Award 2003
  • Leadership Santa Cruz County Graduate 1999-2000
  • Alliance For Community Media Award for Cultural Diversity 1998
  • Economic Prosperity
  • Safe Neighborhoods
  • Celebrating Diversity
Steve Timothy Pleich Click here for more information about this candidate 3,732 votes 4.63%
  • Occupation: Grant Writer
  • Bachelor of Science of Law
  • Juris Doctor
  • Board Member, Santa Cruz ACLU
  • Board Member, Latino Democrats of Santa Cruz County
  • Steering Comm Member SCCCOR
  • Director Homeless Persons Legal Assistance Project
  • Economic Develpment
  • Jobs Creation
  • Affordable Housing
Brad Snyder (Write-in)

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