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Alameda County, CA February 7, 2012 Election
Council Member; City of Piedmont Voter Information

Results as of Feb 10 11:24pm
Candidates (Vote for 2)
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Margaret Fujioka Click here for more information about this candidate 2,709 votes 39.5%

  • Occupation: Incumbent Council Member
  • City Council Member, 2008-present
  • Council Liaison, Piedmont Planning Commission, Piedmont Public Safety Committee, League of California Cities, East Bay Division
  • Past Council Liaison, Piedmont Recreation Commission, Piedmont Park Commission, Piedmont Environmental Task Force.
  • Past Chair, Piedmont Capital Improvement Projects (CIP) Committee
  • Past Member, Piedmont CIP Committee
  • Past Member, Piedmont Centennial Committee
  • Fiscal Responsibility
  • Public Safety
  • Maintain the high level of municipal services and quality of life
Robert "Bob" McBain Click here for more information about this candidate 2,089 votes 30.4%
  • Occupation: Retired Financial Executive
  • Member 2011 Municipal Tax Review Committee
  • Past Chair and 6 year Member, Piedmont Recreation Commission
  • Investment Chair, Piedmont Educational Foundation
  • Past Board Member, Piedmont Parents' Club, Boosters, and numerous sports groups
  • Past deacon and leader youth trip to Mexico for 3 years, Piedmont Community Church
  • Univ. of Cal, Berkeley, MA/BA Phi Beta Kappa
  • Fiscal Responsibility
  • Maintain outstanding services while planning future improvements to insure Piedmont high quality of life
  • Maintain our community unity while building consensus around difficult issues
Tim Rood Click here for more information about this candidate 2,063 votes 30.1%
  • Occupation: City Planning Consultant
  • Master of City Planning, UC Berkeley
  • Master of Architecture, UC Berkeley
  • Bachelor of Arts cum laude, Columbia University
  • Licensed architect
  • Certified planner
  • LEED accredited
  • Fiscal responsibililty
  • Open and transparent process
  • Environmental Leadership

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

The League of Women Voters of Piedmont has asked all candidates for this office to respond to 5 questions on City Budgeting, Civic Engagement, 2011 Municipal Tax Review Committee recommendations, Piedmont City Sewer Tax, and Employee Fringe Benefit Costs.


League of Women Voters Candidate Forum and Pros and Cons Presentation

  • KCOM Broadcast Schedule - The TV Schedule shows times of the rebroadcasts of the Piedmont LWV Election Forum of 1-12-12. The Forum featured the candidates for Piedmont City Council and Piedmont School Board as they presented their ideas and goals and answered questions posed by members of the audience. The Forum also featured Pros and Cons on Measure A, The City Sewer Surtax, presented by the authors of the arguments in the Sample Ballot.
News and Analysis

The Piedmonter

Piedmont Civic Association
  • Know Your Candidates Before February 7 Election - City Council Candidates discuss Spending Priorities, Managing Risk, Fiscal/Budget, Undergrounding, Public Forums on City Plans, Multi-year Budgets, Park Bond Funds, Fire Department 01/31/12
The East Bay Express
  • The Blair Park Election? - Next Tuesday's election in Piedmont could be a referendum on the city council's approval of a controversial sports field. 02/01/12
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