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Monterey County, CA November 5, 2002 Election
Councilmember; City of Monterey Voter Information

Results as of Dec 6 2:34am, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (17/17)
Candidates (Vote for 2)
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Chuck Della Sala 3319 votes 23.9%

  • Occupation: Businessperson/Planning Commissioner
  • Planning Commissioner, City of Monterey, 1992 to present, chairperson 7/94-7/95
  • President, Monterey PONY Baseball/Softball, Inc, 1996-Present
  • President, Monterey Peninsula Chamber of Commerce, 1989
  • Robert C. Littlefield Award recipient for outstanding contributions to the Chamber, 1991
  • Monterey Sports Center Leadership Campaign Committee, 1992
  • Born and raised in Monterey; graduated from Monterey High School in 1973 and Santa Clara University in 1977
  • Strongly support a year-round, fast and fun trolley service for residents and visitors to manage our traffic and parking.
  • Stand-up for what is right and fair for all residents and employees of Monterey. Protecting your life and property is a top priority.
  • Maintain a delicate balance between our natural environment and a healthy economy.
Ruth M. Vreeland 3113 votes 22.4%
  • Occupation: Teacher/Councilmember
  • Elected to the Monterey City Council in 1983; re-elected in 1986; re-elected in 1990; and re-elected in 1994 and 1998
  • Past President and Board Member of Monterey Bay Division of the League of California Cities
  • Past President and current Director of Association of Monterey Bay Area Governments
  • Member of Women in Municipal Government, California Elected Women's Association for Education and Research
  • City of Monterey resident for 42 years; Monterey Peninsula resident for 45 years
  • Teacher in Monterey School District (Retired, presently a substitute)
  • Keeping Monterey SAFE by protecthing salaries and funding for police, fire, health, and other essential local services.
  • Keeping Monterey SOLVENT in times of economic uncertainty focusing first on maintaining services for our residents and businesses.
  • Keeping Monterey SCENIC by finishing the Window on the Bay, and protecting the city's beautry and our historical assets.
Jeff Haferman 2398 votes 17.3%
  • Occupation: Satellite Weather Specialist
  • Vice-President Old Town Neighborhood Association 1998-2002
  • Ph.D., M.S. University of Iowa
  • B.S. University of Chicago
  • Member Old Monterey Preservation Society
  • Civilian employee Fleet Numerical, Monterey CA (U.S. Navy)
  • Previously worked at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
  • Rethink the new city hall. Higher priority should be given to schools, traffic, public safety, fair wages for city employees, and housing.
  • Protect Monterey's unique character. Apply water and zoning rules fairly and consistently.
  • Promote our local business and arts communities. Restore the historic State Theater.
Lou Haddad 1943 votes 14.0%
  • Occupation: Paralegal/Governmental Consultant
  • Planning Commissioner, Councilman, Mayor, Seaside, California;
  • Vice Chair, Monterey County Local Agencies Formation Commission;
  • Chair, Cal.Council on Criminal Justice, (Monterey, Santa Cruz and San Benito Counties);
  • Director, Assn. of Monterey Bay Area Gov'ts, (AMBAG);
  • Director Monterey Peninsula Water Management District;
  • Vice Chair, Monterey Regional Water Pollution Control Agency, (sewer agency).
  • Affordable Housing
  • Overdevelopment
  • Monterey City Ballot Measures
Cheryl Jencks 1900 votes 13.7%
  • Occupation: Graphic Designer and Computer Consultant
  • Chair, Planning Commission
  • B.A. Political Science, University of California, Berkeley
  • Desert Storm Veteran
  • Graduate of Leadership Monterey Peninsula
  • Formerly on Architectural Review Committee and Neighborhood Improvement Committee
  • Founding President of Oak Grove Neighborhood Association
  • A stronger voice for Monterey's residents and local businesses
  • Increased opportunity for public participation through notice and staff reports available farther in advance of public hearings
  • Smart development only where the city's infrastructure (traffic, water, sewer) is able to support it without reducing services to existing residents
Mike Shouff 690 votes 4.9%
  • Occupation: Retired Teacher/Educator
India Weeks 482 votes 3.4%
  • Occupation: Media Literacy Educator

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