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San Mateo County, CA April 9, 2013 Election
Director to succeed Gary Riddell if recalled; Coastside Fire Protection District Voter Information

Results as of Apr 10 6:07am
If Recall Succeeds (One of the following candidates will be elected only if the recall passes)

Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Harvey Rarback Click here for more information about this candidate 2,699 votes 77.0%

  • Occupation: Retired Scientist
  • 15 year resident of Half Moon Bay
  • Long scientific career at SLAC National Accelerator Lab
  • PhD in physics 1983
  • Officer in Sandy Cove Homeowners Association
  • Volunteer at Peninsula Humane Society
  • Completed Community Emergency Response Training (CERT) at Coastside Fire
  • Negotiate a long tem contract wit CAL FIRE
  • Respect the electorate
  • Remove all Fire District parcel taxes
Lee McKusick Click here for more information about this candidate 807 votes 23.0%
  • Occupation: Paraeducator
  • I have a BA in American Studies from Cal State Los Angeles.
  • I have a certificate in Information Systems Analysis, Design and Maintenance from University of California Extension Berkeley.
  • After college I taught myself double entry accounting, book keeping and operated a water conservation business.
  • I have worked as a scientific research lab technician, parade float mechanic, machine builder, telephone tech support, and computer administrator.
  • I parented a severely disabled child and I have studied child development and motor skill development.
  • Amateur interest in social systems, chaos, fractals, topology and cybernetics.
  • Continue contracting with Cal Fire for Coastside fire and emergency medical services.
  • Put an "election by division" item on the next regular election ballot.
  • Make our community safer with training, teaching, preparation and prevention. Honor our firefighters and volunteer firefighters.

Basic candidate data supplied by the applicable elections official. Order of candidates is random and changes daily.

Candidate Forums

  • Candidates' Forum co-sponsored by the HMB Chamber of Commerce
  • March 14, 2013
  • 7 - 9 pm
  • Ted Adcock Center, 535 Kelly Ave., Half Moon Bay
  • televised by Pacifica Community TV, Channel 26, on:
  • Friday, March 15th, at 6 pm
  • Sunday, March 17th, at 10 am
  • Candidates' Forum co-sponsored by the MidCoast Community Council
  • Wednesday, March 20th
  • Seton Coastside Hospital, Fireside Room
  • 600 Marine Blvd., Moss Beach
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