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Alameda County, CA November 2, 1999 Election
Council Member; City of Union City

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Ben Elias 2446 votes 39.4%

  • Occupation: Councilmember / Vice- Mayor
  • Small Business Owner
  • Public Safety
  • Continue to increase library hours. Also construction of new library.
  • We must continue to invest in our youth programs, facilities and parks for families.
Jim F Navarro 1414 votes 22.8%
  • Occupation: Principal Engineer
  • United States Navy Veteran
  • President, New Haven Unified School Board of Trustees
  • BA Behavioral Science Major
  • Campaign Chair for the successful 1996 "Yes-For-Kids" School Bond Initiative
  • Union City Performing Arts Council Co-chair
  • New Haven School Foundation Board Representative
  • Attract High Tech Companies to Union City
  • Better services for the walking and vision impaired
  • Expand the "Meals-On-Wheels" program to include visitations to seniors who are confined to their homes
Dennis A. Olsen 1299 votes 20.9%
  • Occupation: Business Owner
  • Graduate U.C. Citizens Workshop
  • U.C. Campaign Reform Committee
  • President Villa Peralta Homeowners
  • Member Union City Chamber
  • Member Local 70 Teamsters
  • Union City Lions Club
  • Improve our mix of quality affordable housing
  • Restore harmony between Decoto & the police department
  • Promote rezoning the Tropics to a redevelopment area
Lamont W. Allen 557 votes 8.9%
Shiekh B. Iqbal 257 votes 4.1%
  • Occupation: Parole Agent
  • AA from City College of San Francisco
  • BA from San Francisco State
  • Was chair for UC Sister City Commission
  • Was Member UC Safety task force
  • Veteran of the U.S.Army
  • Want to bring High-tech business to the city.. will bring high paying jobs.
  • Want to improve public transportation, and roads.
  • Improve the public safety.
Leonard A. Wargo 222 votes 3.5%

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