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San Mateo County, CA November 3, 2009 Election
 Smart Voter John J. "Jack" Hickey

Candidate for
Board Member; Redwood City School District

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Biographical Highlights
  • Occupation: Member, Sequoia Healthcare District Board of Directors
  • U.S. Navy Veteran (1953-1957)
  • Graduate - Navy ET School - Great Lakes, IL
  • Inventor - 28 Patents (lasers, electronics, electro-optics)
  • Defeated last three Parcel Taxes floated by the RCSD
  • Taxpayers Advocate -- responsible for the defeat of Measure A(Best Schools Proposal) in 1991 which would have added 1/2% to our sales tax.
  • Author, Hickey-Canfield Performance Voucher Initiative(1979) and PAVE 2000(Performance Accountability Voucher for Education)
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Top Priorities if Elected
  • Create Choice by Promoting Property Tax Credits for Education to empower parents
  • Restore suspended programs by Downsizing the District to match enrollment
  • Promote non-union Charter Schools(with on-line and 7/24/365 options) recruiting teachers with flexible hours from the ranks of retirees and burnouts.
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Key Endorsements
  • Not endorsed by CTA or NEA
  • Harland Harrison, Warren Gibson, Sonya Sigler
  • Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association
Position Papers
Jack Hickey 2002 Acceptance Speech
Acceptance Speech (December 4, 2002 Board meeting) of John J. "Jack" Hickey, Elected Director, Sequoia Healthcare District Board
Continuum in a healthy society
Philosophical treatise, by Jack Hickey, suggesting that government interventions distort natural distributions essential to a healthy society. Published in the San Mateo Daily Journal 04/01/2006.
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