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San Mateo County, CA November 4, 2014 Election
Council Member; City of Half Moon Bay Voter Information

1 Year Term.

Results as of Dec 28 11:42am, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (8/8)
46.2% Voter Turnout (164,453/355,598)
Candidates (Vote for 3)
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Deborah B. Penrose, D.O. Click here for more information about this candidate 2,204 votes 22.4%

  • Occupation: Physician
  • BFA
  • Artist/Photographer
  • Rotocare volunteer physician for 22yrs
  • VISTA volunteer
  • member of IOOF, helping the needy
  • Owner photography Gallery Donator to Doctor Without Borders
  • Transparent Council using Local Talent instead of outsourcing
  • City to hold liability for sidewalk and infrstructure repair
  • Obtain bonds to pay for our new Library
Deborah Ruddock Click here for more information about this candidate 1,908 votes 19.4%
  • Occupation: Legislative Analyst/Grants Mgr.
  • Currently employed at State Coastal Conservancy
  • Half Moon Bay City Councilmember 1991-2003
  • Two terms Mayor
  • Alternate Coastal Commissioner 2000-2005
  • MA Journalism University of Missouri-Columbia
  • BA History, University of Rochester
  • Take back sidewalk liability from homeowners and develop a sensible plan to address maintenance needs of City public works.
  • Implement business friendly policies that preserve Main Street.
  • Update the City's growth blueprint to allow for affordable housing and open space protection.
Rick Kowalczyk Click here for more information about this candidate 1,368 votes 13.9%
  • Occupation: Incumbent
  • City Council 2009 - Present; Mayor 2013
  • Friends of the Half Moon Bay Library
  • Co-Founder HMB Latino Advisory Council
  • Board of Trustees - Sea Crest School
  • Marketing & Strategy leader at Silicon Valley Start-Up
  • MBA, Dartmouth College
  • Build long-term financial stability to enable the City's turn-around to continue
  • Complete important community projects currently underway (new library, Mac Dutra park renovations, dog park improvements, new skate park, etc.)
  • Build a greater sense of community and inclusion among all residents
Allan Alifano Click here for more information about this candidate 1,317 votes 13.4%
  • Occupation: Incumbent
  • Graduate St. Cloud University 1967
  • US Army Captain 1968 - 1970
  • UPS Industrial Engineer - Retired 2001
  • HMB Planning Commission - 8 Years
  • HMB City Council 2009-Present
  • Married - Anong -- Sons - Michael & Mark
  • Keep HMB United Not Divided
  • Ensure Our City Budget Balanced Every Year
  • Build New Library / Improve Smith Field / New Skate Park
David C. Eblovi Click here for more information about this candidate 1,245 votes 12.6%
  • Occupation: Information Technology Consultant
  • Straightening out the City's Financials
  • Ending the Consultant culture of the City that is costing us more than $10 Million per year.
  • Ending the Culture of Corruption and Cronyism in the City
Don Prestosz Click here for more information about this candidate 1,176 votes 11.9%
  • Occupation: Retired Teacher
  • environmental consultant
  • Master's in Public Administration with emphasis in Finance
  • Find a solution to the Main Street bridge problem
  • Pursue the use of wastewater for irrigation projects.
  • Fix an maintain all city parks and ball fields.
Harvey Rarback Click here for more information about this candidate 638 votes 6.5%
  • Occupation: Director, Coastside Fire Protection District
  • 17 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 Tax-Aide with AARP
  • Member of Community Emergency Response Team
  • Why I decided to withdraw and whom to vote for now

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