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San Mateo County, CA November 5, 2002 Election
City Council; City of East Palo Alto Voter Information

4 Year Term.

Results as of Dec 6 2:34am, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (12/12 0/2 Absentee)
Candidates (Vote for 2)
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David E. Woods 877 votes 18.9%

    Official Ballot Statement

  • Occupation: Real Estate Broker
  • Business Owner
  • Vice-Chair East Palo Alto Planning Commission
  • Responsible Development
  • Fiscal responsibility/ Accountability
  • Housing/ less displacement of residents
William C. Woodard 843 votes 18.1%

    Official Ballot Statement

  • Occupation: Fire Captain
A. Peter Evans 807 votes 17.4%

    Official Ballot Statement

  • Occupation: Business Owner
  • Worked in Medical Research at SRI, Stanford University and University of Southern California for over 25 years
  • Retired as a Lab Manager in 1989
  • Started the only environmental justice organization in East Palo Alto to deal with land use, environmental and toxic waste recycling issues
  • East Palo Alto resident/voter for thirty-eight (38) years
  • Served the Community as a tireless volunteer since 1964
  • Have attended most City Council and Planning Commission Meetings since 1983
  • Give the City back to the People, us. Redevelopment to benefit our community members. Developers must pay, not the taxpayers!
  • We continue to be deficient in Open Space and Parks. If elected, I intent to move resource management up on the list of action items.
  • Affordable housing in East Palo Alto can be tackled fairly with planning and action. Maintain and protect the rights of renters.
Moses Webb 535 votes 11.5%

    Official Ballot Statement

  • Occupation: Retired Police Officer
  • Masters Degree in Public Administration
  • Bachlors of Science in Justice Administration
  • Honored in 1974 by President Ford
  • Honored in1974 by Int'l Chiefs of Police
  • Former Chairman of EPA Public Safety Board
  • Retired Police Office, City of Menlo Park
  • Reduce the cost of city services by 10% without reducing services
  • Work to reduce law suits against the city
  • Work to decrease commute traffic through neighborhoods
John B. Bostic 486 votes 10.5%
  • Occupation: Administrator
  • Foothill College Financial Aid Administrator
  • past Elected city council member 1986-1990
  • Chair of E.Palo Alto Redevelopment Agency 1988-90
  • President of State Association / Fin. Aid Administors
  • member of E. Palo Alto Homeownrers Association
  • founder of Community High Tech. Institute
  • Affordable housing
  • planned community development with community participation
  • effective city government for East Palo Alto
Robert C Sherrard 444 votes 9.6%

    Official Ballot Statement

  • Occupation: Businessman/Housing Advocate
  • Graduate, Santa Clara University (Finance, 1983)
  • Board Member, Housing Trust of Santa Clara County (
  • Member, Real Estate Loan Committee, Lenders for Community Development (
  • Member, Housing Leadership Council, San Mateo County
  • Member, Housing Leadership Council, Santa Clara County
  • President, Board of Trustees, Koinonia Conference Grounds--a non-profit, non-denominational Christian camp & conference center (
  • Bring more affordable housing to East Palo Alto--our residents must be able to afford to live in their community!
  • Bring a much-needed business perspective that will look out for the best interests of our community
  • To provide strong representation at the table in addressing/solving the key regional issue affects our quality of life--Dumbarton Bridge traffic .
Leo Huerta 370 votes 8.0%

    Official Ballot Statement

  • Occupation: Product Support Manager
Samuel Rasheed 284 votes 6.1%

    Official Ballot Statement

  • Occupation: Transportation Analyst

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