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Sonoma County, CA November 4, 2014 Election
Council Member; City of Cloverdale Voter Information

4 Year Term.

Results as of Dec 28 11:42am, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (3/3)
(22 Total Other Write-In Votes 0.4%)
Candidates (Vote for 3)
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Joseph J. "Joe" Palla Click here for more information about this candidate 1,460 votes 24.0%

  • Occupation: Incumbent
  • 33-years Law Enforcement Executive, Chief of Police (Retired)
  • 30-years U.S. Coast Guard Reserves (Retired)
  • Bachelors Degree, Golden Gate University
  • Associate Degree, Skyline College
  • Graduate F.B.I. Executive Development Program
  • Graduate F.B.I. National Academy
  • 1. Creating jobs and building a strong local economy
  • 2. Strengthening our finances
  • 3. Protecting our water resources
Carol Russell Click here for more information about this candidate 1,359 votes 22.3%
  • Occupation: Incumbent
  • Retired CEO./Co-Founder of award-winning staffing service featured in 2 business texts
  • 35+ yrs. of nationally recognized achievements in business & professional standards
  • Serve Cloverdale on 6 key county/regional boards, commissions & committees
  • Chair/member of 4 critically important City Council sub-committees
  • Elected Nov. 2006 & 2010; appointed by my Council colleagues as Mayor 2010 & 2014
  • As volunteer columnist ( "Cloverdale Comments"), publicize our businesses, events & community groups every month in the Sonoma County Gazette
  • Getting our city on sound financial footing with a solid reserve in the General Fund to protect essential services
  • Building a vibrant, resilient local economy with good jobs & a "business friendly" City Hall
  • Upgrading our vital infrastructure (streets/sidewalks, water/sewer, et al) to enhance safety & quality of life plus support economic development
Gus Wolter 1,196 votes 19.6%
  • Occupation: Businessman/Retired Banker
Michele P. Winterbottom 1,067 votes 17.5%
  • Occupation: Businesswoman
Jude Gibson-Byers 990 votes 16.2%
  • Occupation: Businesswoman

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

Candidate Forums

  • City Council Candidate Forum - Thursday, September 18th, 6 p.m. Cloverdale Performing Arts Center, Co-Sponsored by LWV and Cloverdale Chamber of Commerce
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