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San Francisco County, CA November 4, 2003 Election
Mayor; City of San Francisco Voter Information

The Mayor is the chief executive officer of the City and County of San Francisco. The term of office for the Mayor is four years.

Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Gavin Newsom Click here for more information about this candidate 87,196 votes 41.92%

  • Occupation: Member, Board of Supervisors
  • Economic Development
  • Homelessness
  • Housing
Matt Gonzalez Click here for more information about this candidate 40,714 votes 19.57%
  • Occupation: President, San Francisco Board of Supervisors
  • Member, SF Board of Supervisors, District 5 (2000-present)
  • Public Defender, SF Office of Public Defenders, (1990-2000)
  • JD, Stanford Law School (1990)
  • BA, Columbia University, Political Theory & Comparative Literature (1987)
Angela Alioto Click here for more information about this candidate 33,446 votes 16.08%
  • Occupation: Trial Attorney
  • Successful anti-discrimination attorney
  • Board of Supervisors President from 1993 to 1995
  • Fought tobacco companies by helping to pass the strongest anti-smoking ordinance in the country
  • Created the San Francisco Mental Health Board
  • Wrote the nation's first needle exchange legislation
  • Created the San Francisco Film Commission which increased revenue to the City
  • End corruption at City Hall
  • Homelessness
  • Housing
Tom Ammiano Click here for more information about this candidate 21,452 votes 10.31%
  • Occupation: Member, SF Board of Supervisors (1995-present)
  • President, SF Board of Supervisors (1999-02)
  • Commissioner, SF Metropolitan Transportation Commission (2001-present)
  • Member, SF Board of Education (1991-94)
  • President, SF Board of Education (1993)
  • Teacher, Cesar Chavez Elementary School
Susan Leal Click here for more information about this candidate 17,641 votes 8.48%
  • Occupation: San Francisco Treasurer
  • San Francisco native
  • Graduate of Presentation High School
  • B.A. in economics from University of California, Berkeley
  • J.D. from Boalt Hall Law School, University of California, Berkeley
  • Member, San Francisco Board of Supervisors from 1994-1998
  • Re-elected San Francisco Treasurer in 2001 with 87% of the vote
  • Creating jobs and improving the economy
  • Providing exceptional public schools for our children
  • Building more affordable housing and increasing homeownership opportunities in San Francisco
Tony Ribera Click here for more information about this candidate 5,015 votes 2.41%
  • Occupation: Educator, Public Administrator
  • San Francisco Chief of Police 1992-1996
  • Director, International Institute of Criminal Justice Leadership, USF
  • Phd in Public Administration, Golden Gate University
  • Solving the homeless problem
  • Bringing strong management to city government
  • Reforming the police department
Michael F. Denny Click here for more information about this candidate 925 votes .44%
  • Occupation: Company President
  • BS Business Administration Regis University '73
  • Sales Manager Mirassou Vineyards 1976-87
  • Founded American Wine Distributors 1987
  • Founded Vintners Express 2000
  • Ran for CA State Assembly District 12 2002
  • Focus City Hall on basic municipal services, streets, fire, police parks etc...
  • Get City Hall out of social services, housing and other non-municipal functions. Provide tax credits for those who contribute to Charities
  • Restore an environment of property rights and entrepreneurship. Slash taxes and regulations
Roger E. Schulke Click here for more information about this candidate 755 votes .36%
  • Occupation: Computer Company Executive
  • MBA in Financial Management 1984,GG Univer
  • S&L Regulator/ Analyst 5yr
  • Financial Consultant to Fortune 500 comp. 5 years
  • Have started 4 Corporations, and have employed the
  • Homeless, Handicapped, and the Generally un-employable
  • Currently outside MIS manager for small business
  • Reduce the number of homeless in the City,Reduce the City's budget to reasonable levels.
  • Reduce parking fees & fines, lower Muni fares.
  • Work to stop student bussing by improving schools .
Jim Reid Click here for more information about this candidate 733 votes .35%
  • Occupation: Builder
  • Advocate for the homeless people and for building truly affordable housing that ordinary people can work to own.
  • I started a not-for-profit construction company, Habitat for the Homeless, and we built the Smallest House in America to prove that high quality, simp
  • I ride public transit, ride a bike, and walk and advocate for those who do.
  • I own two electric vehicles and advocate for clean fuel technology.
  • I have college training in Architecture and Accounting and have been a building contractor for 25 years.
  • I am an ordinary citizen, like Ben Franklin.
  • To house all homeless people who want housing as we did in 1906 at the vacant Hunters Point shipyard
  • To build truly affordable housing that all San Francisco can afford to own.
  • To make MUNI the best public transit system in America within ten years.

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