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By a clear margin: Macias, Means, Kasperzak and Inks

Original post made on Nov 7, 2008

City staff will take orders from some familiar faces in January after the four open seats in the City Council race were taken largely by current or former council members on Tuesday night.


Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, November 6, 2008, 1:18 PM

Comments

Posted by Smart Growther, a resident of Old Mountain View
on Nov 7, 2008 at 12:34 pm

Congrats to the winners. MV voters selected the best trained and most experienced candidates. One of the losing candidates received $3,000 from a special interest group. Shows that MV voters want council members that are independent and who will make decisions in the best interests of the city. Sends a clear message to outside political groups that try to influence local politics. Congrats also to MV voters.


Posted by GSB, a resident of Castro City
on Nov 7, 2008 at 3:28 pm

SG,

Look at the sum of all parts. All of those who won received money from housing/development groups.


Posted by city planner, a resident of Cuesta Park
on Nov 7, 2008 at 11:38 pm

Turns out the the real estate groups and the commerce chamber were the only ones to endorse all four winners. The papers all left Inks off , which probably has more to do with political correctness and picking two males and two females


Posted by Elizabeth, a resident of North Whisman
on Nov 10, 2008 at 4:46 pm

Which losing candidate received $3000 from a special interest group? What special interest group was it?


Posted by smartvoter, a resident of another community
on Nov 10, 2008 at 8:14 pm

Check the online campaign forms on the city website.

Web Link


Posted by James P., a resident of Sylvan Park
on Nov 10, 2008 at 10:22 pm

I'm glad there remains a "Smart Growth" majority on the city council after the election.