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Alameda County, CA November 7, 2006 Election
Member, Director; Washington Township Health Care District Voter Information

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Results as of Dec 4 5:41pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (211/211)
(449 Total Write-In Votes 0.4%)
Candidates (Vote for 3)
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Michael J. Wallace Click here for more information about this candidate 34,473 votes 27.5%

  • Occupation: Incumbent
  • Married for 32 years & Fremont resident for 33 years
  • Employed at Fremont Bank for 33 years
  • Past President & CEO of Fremont Bank. Currently Vice Chairman of the Bank's Board of Directors
  • B.A. from Ohio State University & MBA from the University of Santa Clara
  • 1st Lieutenant in U.S. Army from 1971 to 1973
  • Member of the Board of Directors of the BETA Healthcare Group providing much needed Insurance Coverage to Hospitals & physicians throughout California
  • Washington Hospital must remain a locally owned & controlled asset of our community.
  • We must be diligent to ensure that our annual budget is not spent on anything that does not directly support the health care needs of our residents.
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Bernard L. Stewart Click here for more information about this candidate 31,920 votes 25.4%
  • Occupation: Incumbent
  • President Washington Hospital Board of Directors
  • Graduated Northwestern University Dental School
  • Born and raised in Washington Township area
  • Married 37 years with 5 children, all live in Fremont
  • Trustee of Washington Hospital Foundation
  • Private Practice of Dentistry for 36 years
  • Washington Hospital must be a premier, independent, state of the art facility
  • The Hospital must be responsive and helpful to every citizen of our Township (Newark, Fremont, & Union City)
  • We must actively prepare for the State 2030 Seismic Standards
Jacob Eapen Click here for more information about this candidate 31,436 votes 25.0%
  • Occupation: Incumbent
  • Pediatrician, Alameda County Health Services, Newark, Hayward, Oakland, San Leandro
  • Public Health Commissioner, Alameda County
  • Advisor to "Every Child Counts" Commission, Alameda County
  • Elected to the Board of Association of California Healthcare Districts, Sacramento
  • Honored by Stanford Medical School for outstanding services
  • California Medical Board's outstanding physician award
  • IMPROVE ACCESS - Continue to work hard removing both logistic and insurance barriers, expand outreach services and reduce Emergency Room waiting time
  • BETTER INVESTMENT IN PREVENTIVE CARE - Promote building a better school based health council to emphasize health education and prevention
  • MINIMIZE DISPARITIES IN COMMUNITY HEALTH -Ensure that disparities in immunization rates, incidence in obesity, diabetes and hypertension are minimized
Gwen S. (Price) Todd Click here for more information about this candidate 13,954 votes 11.1%
  • Occupation: Office Manager
  • Producer Toastmaster Time television program
  • Former President of Toastmaster Internationals F.U.N. Club
  • Former Leader of TOPS Chapter 1377 Fremont
  • Editor of APCCE Newsletter for three years
  • Put the PUBLIC back in our public hospital
  • Increase the transparency of the board's actions
  • Improve the hospitial's responsiveness to the needs of its most vulnerable constituent s.
Steve Strayer Click here for more information about this candidate 13,270 votes 10.6%
  • Occupation: Engineering Consultant
  • Earned a BS degree in Engineering; completed coursework requirements for an MBA.
  • Served 5 years in the USAF as an instructor for combat crew members.
  • Lived in Fremont for the past 29 years.
  • Daughter Monica, Son-in-law Noel and granddaughter Joylyn live in San Lorenzo. Daughter Kimiko is a Mission San Jose High School senior.
  • Owned and operated my local real estate investment and improvement business for over 25 years.
  • Serve as a one-on-one mentor to several individuals working towards various personal goals.
  • Every proposal considered should place the interests of taxpayers in general and patients above those of the medical establishment.
  • Problems experienced by individual patients are often glossed over. All issues need to be faced openly with feedback to affected individuals.
  • The focus now is weighted towards building a more prestigious institution without much concern for the costs to taxpayers and patients.

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