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Santa Cruz County, CA November 7, 2006 Election
Council Member; City of Santa Cruz Voter Information

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Results as of December 1 10:01am, 100.00%% of Precincts Reporting (44/44)
(126 Total Write-In Votes 0.25%)
Candidates (Vote for 3)
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Cynthia Mathews Click here for more information about this candidate 12,748 votes 25.27%

  • Occupation: Santa Cruz City Councilmember
  • Founder & former Public Affairs Director, Santa Cruz Planned Parenthood
  • 3-Term Council member (Elected 1992, 1996, 2002); Mayor 2006
  • Member, Economic Development Council, Conference & Visitors Council
  • 35-year resident of SC; active with schools, parks, neighborhoods
  • Member, Library Joint Powers Board, Monterey Bay Sanctuary Interagency Task Force
  • Recipient, ACLU 2006 "Bell of Freedom" award
  • Sustain essential city services and programs by strengthening our local economy and tax base
  • Maintain streets; protect our parks and public safety: Yes on Measure H!
  • Reflect community needs in long-range plans for City's future: General Plan and proposed UCSC growth
Mike Rotkin Click here for more information about this candidate 11,580 votes 22.96%
  • Occupation: College Teacher/Councilmember
  • Four-time Mayor of Santa Cruz
  • Five terms on Santa Cruz City Council
  • Founding member: Westside Neighbors; Westside Comm. Health Center
  • Chief Negotiator, UC-American Federation of Teachers
  • Director: Santa Cruz Comm.Credit Union; Vision Santa Cruz; Food and Nutrition Services
  • Five terms, Board Member, Santa Cruz Transit District
  • Protect and expand City services and salaries/benefits for public employees.
  • Expand City tax base to support environmental protection, affordable housing, and City services.
  • Involve Santa Cruz residents in City planning and decisions that affect their neighborhoods
Lynn Robinson Click here for more information about this candidate 10,223 votes 20.27%
  • Occupation: Garden Designer/Businesswoman
  • Member of the Santa Cruz General Plan Advisory Committee
  • Member of County Transportation Funding Task Force
  • UCSC Liaison for the Good Neighbor Student Internship
  • Member of the Locally Owned Business Alliance
  • Co-founder of Santa Cruz Neighbors
  • BA Fine Art - UCSC; AA Art - Cabrillo College
  • Sustain our community values and environment
  • Ensure Neighborhood networking and safety
  • Support local business and create a sustainable economy
Bruce Van Allen 6,763 votes 13.41%
  • Occupation: Software Developer
Simba d Kenyatta Click here for more information about this candidate 4,873 votes 9.66%
  • Occupation: Community Volunteer
  • chair: American Civil Liberties Union (2 yrs.)
  • National Coalition Building Institute steering commitee member S.C. chapter
  • Parent
  • Chair: Louden Nelson Comm. ctr. advisory committee
  • Santa Cruz youth outreach coordinator
  • gang intervention and drug abuse prevention work with teenagers
  • santa cruz's budget woes
  • youth/young adult violence BEFORE there's another seven stabbed downtown.
  • I want to increase community involvement in city government particularly by traditonally underrepresented people( people of color,poor people,etc.)
Chris Cobb 4,125 votes 8.18%
  • Occupation: Business Development Professional

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