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San Joaquin County, CA November 5, 2002 Election
Council Member; City of Manteca Voter Information

4 Year Term.

Results as of Dec 6 2:34am, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (34/34)
(23 Writein Votes 0.1%)
Candidates (Vote for 2)
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Vincent "Vince" Hernandez, II 5,265 votes 27.8%
(This candidate has not responded to Smart Voter.)

  • Occupation: Teacher/Educator
John W. Harris 4,320 votes 22.8%
  • Occupation: Retired Probation Officer - 32 years
  • BA Degree from Sac. State - Social Science
  • Master Degree Chapman Univ. - MFCC
  • Member of the Manteca City Council - 1994 to Present
  • Bringing surface water to Manteca
  • Development of infrastructure to Tara Business & Industrial Park (meaning jobs on this side of the Altamont thus less communting)
  • Assurance of public safety levels - Fire and Police
Denise Colette Giordano 3,300 votes 17.4%
  • Occupation: Incumbent
  • Occupational Health Clinic Coordinator
  • Certified Paralegal
  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Expand Police Protection on the streets
  • Slow Growth to allow schools and industry to cathch up with housing
  • Encourage industry to create local jobs
John A. Frederick 2,609 votes 13.8%
  • Occupation: Attorney at Law
  • Husband (29) years and father
  • Volunteer, U. S. Army -- honorable discharge 1973
  • Assistant City Attorney, Manteca 1984-1995
  • Board Member, Mountain Valley Express (trucking co.)
  • Past President, Manteca Chamber of Commerce (2000)
  • Co-founder, Past President, Manteca Taxpayers Association (1998-2002)
  • Fully fund police and fire department positions
  • No new taxes or fees unless first approved by the voters
  • Complete Woodward Park (w/o BLD)
Alan B. Thomas 1,341 votes 7.1%
(This candidate has not responded to Smart Voter.)
  • Occupation: Golf Professional/Businessman
Steven J. Catalano 774 votes 4.1%
  • Occupation: Artist/Writer
  • 2nd generation native San Franciscan
  • did independent research at Stanford Green Library
  • NRA life member
  • (NPS) Nikon Professional Services
  • Create Dog Park/Expand-Remodel Animal Shelter on Wetmore Street
  • Manditory Home-Building School-Building Ratio
  • Enforce 3.9% Growth Limit (by basing it on issued Building Permits)
Glenn L. Phillips 691 votes 3.6%
(This candidate has not responded to Smart Voter.)
  • Occupation: Compliance Specialist
Jeff Corona 641 votes 3.4%
  • Occupation: Software Engineer
  • BA Computer Science for Business
  • To make a positive difference for the community
  • Begin work on Woodward Park
  • I'm a peoples candidate, with no contribution baggage

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