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Alameda County, CA May 7, 2013 Election
Council Member; City of Pleasanton Voter Information

Unexpired Short Term.

This is a special election to fill the vacancy after the election of Jerry Thorne to the office of Mayor in November 2012. The person elected to fill the vacancy will hold the office for the unexpired term ending November 2014.

Results as of May 11 10:12pm
(43 Total Other Write-In Votes 0.4%)

Certified Final Results

Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Kathy Narum 4643 votes 39.6%

  • Occupation: Businesswoman/Planning Commissioner
David Miller Click here for more information about this candidate 3159 votes 26.9%
  • Occupation: Smartphone Engineering Executive
  • 25 years Silicon Valley Business Experience
  • Electrical Engineer with 9 Patents/Inventions
  • Married to Laura Zhijain Quan Miller
  • 3 Daughters in PUSD, Ages 5, 9, 11
  • Fiscal Sustainability - Budgets that are fair to Taxpayers and Employees
  • Maintain Local Control of City Planning
  • More Open Government - Less Special Interests
Olivia Sanwong Click here for more information about this candidate 2014 votes 17.2%
  • Occupation: Market Research Professional
  • Education: MBA, Simmons School of Management (recipient of Leadership in Finance award) and B.S. Applied Mathematics, UCLA
  • Professional experience includes: Sr. Market Research Analyst, Autodesk and Manager, Forrester Research
  • City of Pleasanton experience: Economic Vitality (since May 2012) and Cultural Plan (since Jan 2013) Committees, Aquatic Center (1992-1997)
  • Additional civic experience: Congressman Swalwell's Women's Advisory Committee, Museum on Main, Amador Valley High School Comp Civics
  • Pleasanton native and longtime member of the community, since 1981
  • Married six years to Brett Handerson and new first-time homeowner of a vintage Downtown Pleasanton home (built in 1912)
  • Represent younger families and households - Generations X & Y (this is approximately those who are between the ages of 18 and 49)
  • Thoughtful planning policies with an emphasis on: transit-oriented development, preserving our urban growth boundary, nurturing our cherished Downtown
  • Develop and implement public policy programs that support and take advantage of a 21st century innovation economy
Mark Hamilton 1873 votes 16.0%
  • Occupation: Local Businessman/Veteran

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