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Supervisor race pits Abe-Koga against Saratoga's King

Original post made on Sep 22, 2011

Mountain View City Council member Margaret Abe-Koga declared her candidacy for county supervisor on Wednesday, setting up a duel with former Saratoga mayor Kathleen King -- if Joe Simitian doesn't enter the race.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, September 22, 2011, 11:57 AM

Comments (7)

Posted by Observer, a resident of Old Mountain View
on Sep 22, 2011 at 12:57 pm

Abe-Koge has "consistently been a top fundraiser in City Council elections." And all of it from unions.

Please don't run.

Posted by Steve, a resident of Sylvan Park
on Sep 22, 2011 at 2:28 pm

Tough choice. Which would be better for Mtn View residents: to get her out of here, or keep her here, away from any real power?

Posted by Dominick, a resident of Waverly Park
on Sep 22, 2011 at 3:37 pm

What a choice to make. Keep her on the City Council till she terms out or have her as a Supervisor where she can stay till she terms out there and with more power. It's a lose lose choice.

Posted by For MAK, a resident of Cuesta Park
on Sep 22, 2011 at 4:48 pm

I am not sure who you guys have been listening to. Margaret has been a great City Council representative. She has fantastic ideas about city growth, transportation, and the needs of the citizens of Mtn View.

She is not one to talk and talk. She listens to all sides, then makes her decision. She is determined and can really get things done.

The vote is easy for me.

Posted by hwhite, a resident of Rex Manor
on Sep 22, 2011 at 7:45 pm

Margaret Abe-Koga has done a great job for the community of Mountain View. I would vote for her for county supervisor and know she would do a great job. She gets things done!

Posted by Abe Vigoda, a resident of Castro City
on Sep 23, 2011 at 10:44 am

Damned if we do, damned if we don't. Abe Goga is bad for local govt and no doubt the people donating to her fat coffers are also the ones singing her praise. No I will not vote for her because the county deserves better. If we keep her we can get rid of her and her high dollar "pay for service" donators once and for all next election.
Abe-Koga gotta go-a!

Posted by Steve , a resident of Sylvan Park
on Sep 30, 2011 at 3:46 pm

Don't need to listen to anyone to form an accurate assessment. See the 29Sep Voice article 'council votes to outsource golf course'. Her position there sums it up well enough. Tax and spend, tax and spend. Truly 'fantastic' ideas!

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