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San Mateo County, CA November 5, 2002 Election
Board Member; Peninsula Health Care District Voter Information

4 Year Term.

Results as of Dec 6 2:34am, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (169/169 0/17 Absentee)
Candidates (Vote for 3)
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Donald Newman 21,944 votes 28.2%

    Official Ballot Statement

  • Occupation: Physician
  • Phone: 650-697-0485 (day); Email:
Lola Thompson 19,863 votes 25.5%

    Official Ballot Statement

  • Occupation: Registered Nurse
  • Employment: Registered Nurse in staff nurse and adminstrative positions in private and public hospitals.
  • Recent experience: 22 years at San Mateo County Hospital as Director of Nursing and Deputy Director of Clinical Services.
  • Key assignment at San Mateo County: Member of the Strategic Councel for planning the new hopital.
  • American Association of University Women: Cooresponding Secretary.
  • Recent Positions: Interim Executive Director for San Mateo County Health Center Foundation and Executive Assistant to the Director of this Foundation.
  • Degrees: B.S. and M.S. from the University of Oregon School of Health Sciences and faculty positions at same University
  • Facilitate replacement of the hospital on the Peninsula Campus.
  • Provide for ongoing community involvement in key decisions that effect the health care services available in the district.
  • Evaluate community health care needs, review current programs and develop priorities for the future.
Sue Smith 18,539 votes 23.8%

    Official Ballot Statement

  • Occupation: Incumbent
Karen Curd 9,053 votes 11.6%
  • Occupation: Psychologist
  • Ph.D. from Boston College
  • Experience includes afflliations with Scripps Clinic in SanDiego, National Institues of Heath in Bethesda, MD, George Washington University Hospital
  • Boston Childrens' Hospital
  • Private practice and School Psychology
  • Maintain core clinical services that are widely available to our community
  • Full disclosure to and involvment of the public in negiotiation process
  • Preserve ownership of taxpayers' land for future health care needs
Anthony "Fel" Amistad 8,393 votes 10.8%

    Official Ballot Statement

  • Occupation: Finance Business Manager
  • California Health Initiatives, Resource Director. League of Women Voters member.
  • Skyline College, Advisory Council International Studies
  • Lions Club 4C4 Board Director-
  • Research associate-Stanford Medical Center '79-80
  • Ensure that District oversees core clinical services/24 hr ER services
  • Public service requires that candidate have no conflict of interest- I do not have any conflicts!
  • Ensure that our taxpayer monies are well spent. We need at least 1 trauma center (lev 2)

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