This is an archive of a past election.
See for current information.
LWV League of Women Voters of California
Santa Clara County, CA November 4, 2003 Election
 Smart Voter Francis Albert La Poll

Candidate for
Council Member; City of Los Altos

The information on this page and on all pages linked below is provided by the candidate.
The League of Women Voters does not support or oppose any candidate or political party.
Biographical Highlights
  • Occupation: Incumbent
  • Mayor (twice). Councilmember (Incumbent). Current/past Boardmember: YMCA (chair); Foothill-DeAnza Foundation; Los Altos Little League.
  • Los Altos School District: Citizens' Advisory Finance Committee.
  • Coach: AYSO and Little League. LAEF volunteer.
  • Editor-in-Chief, Stanford Journal of International Law 1983-84. Law Clerk, Hon. Procter R. Hug, Jr., U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals (1984-85).
  • Stanford University: J.D.; Virginia: B.A. Economics (magna cum laude).
  • Married. Six children (ages: 13,12,11,9,7, 2). Covington and Egan schools
Top Priorities if Elected
  • Preserve neighborhood residential character and downtown ambience.
  • Implement Neighborhood Traffic Safety Plan & Safe Routes to School projects with city traffic engineer dedicated to facilitate.
  • Work with schools; regain community swim facility, and well-sited, in-scale downtown theater. Continue prudent budgeting.
Questions on Issues

The League of Women Voters of Los Altos/Mtn. View Area asked questions on the issues of all candidates for this office.
Read the answers from Francis Albert La Poll
Click here for Candidate Answers
Key Endorsements
  • Lou Becker, Mayor Pro Tem; Rae Lee Hansen, Past Pres. LAEF
  • Bill Crook, Chair, Joint City/Schools Traffic Committee
  • Los Altos Peace Officer's Association
Campaign Contact Information

Feedback to Candidate || All Candidates this Contest
Santa Clara Home Page || Statewide Links || About Smart Voter

The League of Women Voters does not support or oppose any candidate or political party.
Statements have not been checked for accuracy by the League of Women Voters. Spelling and grammatical errors have not been corrected.
Created from information supplied by the candidate: October 8, 2003 23:24
Smart VoterTM   <>
© Copyright. League of Women Voters of California Education Fund