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San Mateo County, CA November 6, 2012 Election
Council Member; Town of Atherton Voter Information

4 Year Term.

Results as of Dec 17 1:47pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (8/8)
79.8% Voter Turnout (288,592/361,486)
Candidates (Vote for 2)
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Elizabeth Lewis Click here for more information about this candidate 2,270 votes 36.3%

  • Occupation: Atherton City Councilmember
  • Develop a more Collaborative Council
  • Improve traffic safety, specifically Bike and Pedestrian routes
  • Master Plan for all proposed Civic projects
Cary E. Wiest Click here for more information about this candidate 1,553 votes 24.8%
  • Occupation: Business Owner
  • Rebuild public trust in our local government through transparent, cooperative, respectful and open governing
  • Create an open forum for the residents to participate in issues like the library, Little League and a new Town Center
  • Work with the Police Chief to stabillize Atherton's police services
Greg Conlon Click here for more information about this candidate 1,340 votes 21.4%
  • Occupation: Businessman CPA
  • Veteran--U S Air Force pilot
  • Atherton Rail Committee-over 5 years
  • Atherton Finance and Audit Committee--over 2 years
  • Former President of Calif. Public Utilities Commission
  • Commissioner of Calif. Transportation Commission
  • U of Utah, BA Business, U of San Francisco, JD Law
  • Protect Atherton from impact of High Speed Rail Operation and Construction
  • Protect Police Department from outsourcing
  • Locate and construct new Town Center where feasible with HSR operation
Denise Eileen Kupperman Click here for more information about this candidate 1,087 votes 17.4%
  • Occupation: Small-Business Owner - landscape . planning . design
  • Masters Landscape Architecture, College of Environmental Design, UC Berkeley 2000
  • BSc. Business Administration, Menlo College 1984
  • Project Manager, PWP and Associates, Landscape Architecture
  • Controller, Inhale Therapeutic Systems (now named Nektar)
  • Chair, Atherton Library Building Steering Committee
  • Member, Atherton Environmental Programs Committee
  • Establish financial stability to ensure continuance of a high level of public safety and city services.
  • Work with the recently selected City Manager to improve management of the town.
  • Engage in pro-active planning for town service facilities and potential impacts from development in our neighboring communities.

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Candidate Forums

  • Candidate Forum
  • Tuesday, 9 October
  • 7 pm
  • Jennings Pavillion in Holbrook Palmer Park
  • 150 Watkins Ave., Atherton
  • Co-sponsored by LWV South San Mateo County & Atherton Civic Interest League
  • video of the forum
  • provided by Midpeninsula Community Media Forum & the League of Women Voters of South San Mateo County
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