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San Mateo County, CA November 6, 2012 Election
Commissioner; San Mateo County Harbor District Voter Information

4 Year Term.

Results as of Dec 17 1:47pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (468/468)
79.8% Voter Turnout (288,592/361,486)
Candidates (Vote for 3)
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Sabrina Brennan Click here for more information about this candidate 120,654 votes 25.2%

  • Occupation: Businesswoman/Marine Advocate
  • Founder, Digital Fusion Media, Inc. (July 1998 to present)
  • Midcoast Community Council, elected municipal advisory council to the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors
  • Pillar Point Harbor Coastal Trail Committee
  • Highway 1 Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Committee
  • Midcoast Parks and Recreation Committee
  • California Coastal Trail Committee
  • Honor Fiscal Responsibility - My top priority is to reduce the Harbor District's $10 million debt and support local businesses.
  • Improve Water Quality - Find solutions for harbor water contamination that jeopardizes public safety and the local commercial fishing industry.
  • Create Transit Connectivity - Oyster Point Marina just started ferry service from South San Francisco to Alameda and Oakland.
Leo Padreddii 95,218 votes 19.9%
  • Occupation: Incumbent
Pietro Parravano Click here for more information about this candidate 88,887 votes 18.6%
  • Occupation: Incumbent
  • President, Institute for Fisheries Resources
  • Member, Pew National Oceans Commission
  • Sustainable San Mateo County Award; Community Service Award-Half Moon Bay
  • Environmental Hero Award-- National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration
  • Highliner Award-National Fisherman
  • Chair, Seton Coastside Hospital Community Advisory Committee
  • Enhance and promote economically vital harbors and provide education opportunities of sustainable marine resources
  • Support public access to Bay and Ocean resources
  • Maintain a clean natural marine environment for all to enjoy
William H. "Will" Holsinger Click here for more information about this candidate 82,738 votes 17.3%
  • Occupation: Harbor Commissioner
  • J.D., Hastings College of the Law, San Francisco, 1978
  • B.A., Sonoma State College, Mexican-American Studies, 1973
  • A.A., San Mateo Community College, 1971
  • Board, Project 90, Inc.
  • Certified Hospice Volunteer, Mission Hospice
  • Preserve the Coastside
  • Support the commercial fishing industry
  • Develop marine research and educational facilities
Neil Merrilees Click here for more information about this candidate 60,998 votes 12.8%
  • Occupation: Small Business Owner, Accessible Design & Construction
  • B.A. Architecture, UC Berkeley
  • Commissioner, San Mateo County Parks Commission
  • Member, Midcoast Parks & Recreation Committee
  • Member, Midcoast California Coastal Trail Committee
  • Served 4 year term, 1 year chair, Midcoast Community Council
  • Served 4 years on MCC Planning & Zoning Committee
  • Improve public recreational access to Harbor resources
  • Improve water quality at both harbors
  • Pay down debt by: hosting revenue generating recreational events, reducing district office expenditures
Brandon Christopher Kwan Click here for more information about this candidate 29,743 votes 6.2%
  • Tony Hall for Mayor 2011 campaign
  • Volunteer for Colma Historic Society
  • Balanced Budget
  • Clean and Modern Harbor
  • Growth of Business and Recreational Activities

Basic candidate data supplied by the applicable elections official. Order of candidates is random and changes daily.

Candidate Forums

  • Candidates' Forum
  • Wednesday, 26 September
  • 7:30 pm
  • Seton Coastside Hospital - Fireside Room
  • 600 Marine Blvd., Moss Beach
  • video of the forum from MCC mms://
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