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Contra Costa County, CA November 7, 2000 Election
Director; San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District Voter Information

Results as of Dec 5 3:19pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (144/144)
Candidates (Vote for 3)
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Stephen P. "Steve" Morgan 29,898 votes 30.8%

  • Occupation: Incumbent
  • Doctor of Public Administration, USC
  • 17 years in public office
  • 20 years volunteer firefighter
  • Applications analyst in government and education
  • Lecturer, Public Administration, Cal State Hayward
  • Best emergency services possible for the citizens of the district
  • Quality personnel and training
  • Proactive planning for future needs
Kenneth Sandy 29,289 votes 30.2%
  • Occupation: Appointed Incumbent
Thomas Michael "Tom" Bongi 22,501 votes 23.2%
  • Occupation: Appointed Director
  • Tom previously served as a Fire Commissioner for the Marinwood Fire Department in Marin County where he gained valuable experience.
  • He brings new ideas to the Fire District and ensures your tax dollars are spent wisely.
  • Tom has a BA in Political Science and a law degree. He has completed courses in Special District Management.
  • Tom lives in Danville with his wife and his two sons.
  • He is deeply committed to ensuring you receive the best fire and emergency medical service available in the most efficient manner possible.
  • Our fire district is rate among the top 5% in the nation for fire protection. I am committed to maintaining the highest level of fire protection.
  • The District's Paramedic program provides the best pre-hospital care around. I will work to further reduce response times and increase service.
  • I advocate and will continue to advocate policies that will ensure the District is prepared to respond to all types of disasters.
Ralph Hoffmann 15,339 votes 15.8%
  • Occupation: Ralph is a Retired Chemical Engineer
  • Ralph holds a MS in Chemical Engineering from Ga Tech, the most applicable field for combustion and flammable materials
  • Ralph has over 25 years experience on Boards of Directors, the exact position for which he is a candidate
  • Ralph has over 15 years continuous residence in this District
  • Ralph has been on the Board of Directors of his Homeowners Association, Greenbrook, for over 14 years
  • Ralph spent 6 years on a Board of Directors of a resident controlled agency setting policy for fire, police, emergency dispatching & Parks-Pop.50,000
  • Ralph was Chair of the immediately above agency for a 1 year term
  • Ralph will vote for policies, if elected to ensure a future of 4-5 minute response times and a top 5% in the Nation Rating for Districts
  • Ralph pledges to vote for maximum compensation for firefighters, within good fiscal responsibility, to hire and retain the most qualified personnel
  • Ralph will vote to pass reolutions and where applicable vote to direct management to reply to other bodies a clear policy restricting urban sprawl

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