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Mendocino County, CA November 7, 2006 Election
 Smart Voter Benj Thomas

Candidate for
Member, City Council; City of Ukiah

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Biographical Highlights
  • Occupation: Educator
  • Middle school teacher and principal
  • Mendocino County Grand Jury Foreperson
  • Author of articles published in educational journals
  • Peace Corps Volunteer, Ethiopia I
  • Host of a jazz show on local radio
  • Married to Susan Baird, three sons (two serving as doctors in the US Navy), two stepsons
Top Priorities if Elected
  • public safety
  • cooperation with the County over planning, taxes, drugs and gangs
  • anticipating major changes in the economy and technology
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Key Endorsements
  • Ukiah Police Officers Association
  • Ukiah Paid Firefighters Association
  • Jim Wattenburger, Mendocino County Supervisor
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Position Papers
Addressing the Needs of Youth in Ukiah
A draft position paper on the need to develop a wholistic and community-wide program for changing the ways in which our teenagers are growing and developing.
Campaign Contact Information

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