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LWV League of Women Voters of California
San Francisco County, CA November 4, 2003 Election
 Smart Voter Jim Reid

Candidate for
Mayor; City of San Francisco

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Biographical Highlights
  • 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.
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Top Priorities if Elected
  • 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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Key Endorsements
  • Homeless people who need hope for real housing, not shelter.
  • Ordinary working people who want hope for a piece of the American Dream.
  • People dependent on public transit who want hope that it will be better.
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Position Papers
A housing solution to our homeless problem
A concrete solution based on a solution that worked in 1906,
Cleaning and greening the city by housing former homeless volunteers.
Habitat for the Homeless, a non-profit construction corporation dedicated to helping homeless people build decent housing for themselves and others. The housing units we build are provided to other clean and sober homeless people in exchange for volunteer service in our Adopt-a-Block/Park program.
An Affordable city at the former Hunters Point Shipyard.
A vibrant community of 30,000 residents San Francisco Residents who live and work at the former shipyard. This small community could include a homeless rehabilitation center, A Worlds Fair site, clean industry and jobs, an artist's community with an arts and entertainment center with extraordinary public transit and a floating red light district for a little spice.
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