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Santa Clara County, CA November 4, 2003 Election
Council Member; City of Palo Alto Voter Information

4 Year Term.

Results as of Nov 13 10:03am, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (49/49)
(46 Writein Votes 0.09%)
Candidates (Vote for 4)
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Judy Kleinberg Click here for more information about this candidate 10,135 votes 19.20%

  • Occupation: Business Law Attorney; Palo Alto Councilmember
  • Member, Housing Action Coalition & Blue Ribbon Task Force on Teachers and Affordable Housing
  • Director, Sempervirens Fund (preserving old growth redwoods); Former Pres., Comm. for Green Foothills
  • Commissioner, Santa Clara County Social Services Advisory Commission
  • Director, Silicon Valley Council of Nonprofits
  • 2nd Vice President-elect, Santa Clara County Cities Association
  • JD, Boalt Hall School of Law, UC Berkeley (Member, California Law Review); BA, Honors College, Univ. of Michigan
  • Fiscal Reform and Capital Improvement - reduce expenses, upgrade facilities, protect quality services, and maintain healthy reserves.
  • Neighborhood Protection and Traffic Safety - promote walkable neighborhoods with retail services, nearby transit and safe streets.
  • Housing & Upgraded Facilities - create neighborhood-compatible affordable housing linked to upgraded libraries, parks & residential services.
Dena Mossar Click here for more information about this candidate 9,196 votes 17.42%
  • Occupation: Mayor
  • Boardmember, BAAQMD
  • Boardmember, VTA
  • Boardmember, San Francisquito Creek JPA
  • Boardmember, Housing Trust Fund
  • Alternate Commissioner, BCDC
  • Active Member, California and National League of Cities
  • Balance our Budget and Restructure City Hall
  • Reduce Traffic and Increase Student Safety
  • Build Infill Housing
Ladoris H. Cordell 8,969 votes 16.99%
Bern Beecham Click here for more information about this candidate 8,965 votes 16.98%
  • Occupation: Vice Mayor
  • Married to Cheryl Lathrop
  • Chair, Northern California Power Agency
  • Vice Chair, Bay Area Water Supply Agency
  • Director, Regional Water Financing Agncy
  • Stanford MBA
  • Silicon Valley business experience
  • Manage & control our budget with clear policies and strategies.
  • Restore trust &confidence in City leadership
  • Manage growth sensibly balancing city & neighborhood needs
Harold "Skip" Justman Click here for more information about this candidate 5,361 votes 10.16%
  • Occupation: attorney
  • Stanford 72; Hastings College of Law 75
  • Wife Gail, 4 children (Robert, Blake, Patrick, Becky)
  • Real estate lawyer; judge pro tem, San Mateo County Superior Court
  • Board of Directors, Palo Alto YMCA; spiritual care volunteer, Stanford Hospital
  • Endorsed by proven political leaders: Larry Klein, Former Palo Alto Mayor; Lanie Wheeler, Former Palo Alto Mayor; Gary Fazzino, Former Palo Alto Mayor
  • State level political endorsement: Ted Lempert, Former State Assemblyperson & State Senate Candidate
  • Cut wasteful government spending
  • Restore our parks and public facilities
  • Preservation of the environment by infill housing construction
Nancy Lytle Click here for more information about this candidate 5,179 votes 9.81%
  • Occupation: Professional City Planner, AICP
  • Palo Alto City Councilmember, 2000 to present
  • Community and Government Relations Manager, Redevelopment Agency, City of San Jose, 1999 to present
  • Former Chief Planning Official and Zoning Administrator, City of Palo Alto
  • Former Town Planner Los Altos Hills
  • Former Planning Advisor to over 20 Cities/Counties as Professional Planner and Government Expert
  • Graduate of UC Santa Barbara
  • Question and Reduce City Spending
  • Preserve Neighborhood Quality
  • Maintain Palo Alto's Environment and Community Assets
John Karl Fredrich 2,168 votes 4.11%
Ronny Bar-Gadda 1,328 votes 2.52%
Victor Frost 823 votes 1.56% Edmund Power 600 votes 1.14%
Gregory W. Kerber (write-in) 19 votes 0.04%

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  • CANCELLED - Tuesday, Oct. 14, 7-9 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, Cowper St., Palo Alto (cancelled due to conflict with rescheduled Council meeting)
  • Tuesday, Oct. 21, 7-9 p.m., St. Andrews Church, Palo Alto
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