Nov 062012
 

Voting Guide PDF – for easy printing

San Leandro Talk Take-to-the-Polls Voting Guide

SAN LEANDRO CITY COUNCIL

District 2

1st choice: Dan Dillman – his vision for San Leandro includes creating a dining/theater district

2nd choice: Morgan Mack-Rose – unlike Ursula Reed, she is competent and does her homework

District 4:

1st choice: Chris Crow – he understands the city & has actual plans on how to solve problems

2nd choice: Darlene Daevu – the two other candidates are an embarrassment to San Leandro

District 6:

No recommendation

ASSEMBLY DISTRICT 18

– Abel Guillen – he’s a truly progressive, grassroots candidates and not in the pocket of the police union

AC TRANSIT AT LARGE DIRECTOR

– Chris Peeples – he’s done a credible job, and his opponent hasn’t brought any proposals to the table

BART DIRECTOR DISTRICT 3

Rebecca Saltzman – an environmentalist and public transportation advocate, has my full confidence

EDEN TOWNSHIP HEALTH CARE DISTRICT DIRECTORS (vote for 2)

– Vin Sawhney -outspoken proponent in favor of saving San Leandro Hospital

– Ronald Hull – seems better suited than Coleman

STATE BALLOT MEASURES

– 30: YES It it doesn’t pass, schools will have to cram kids into classrooms and cut the school year

31: NO There is no compelling reason to approve it, much less as a Constitutional amendment

32: NO Stopping unions from making political contributions will weaken the Democratic Party

33: NO Whenever the insurance industry backs a measure, you know it’s not good for consumers

34: NO The death penalty should be abolished, but this bill also takes away due process rights.

35: NO Will criminalize victims of sexual trafficking and issue can be addressed by the Legislature

36: NO I’m against 3-strikes, but this bill eliminates judicial flexibility, will result in longer sentences

37: YES we should know as much as possible about what we are eating.

38: NO It’s much more regressive than Prop 30 and puts a burden on the very poor.

39: YES Makes multi-state corporations pay taxes for income earned in California.

– 40: YES It approves the senate districts drawn by the independent citizens commission.

COUNTY MEASURES

– A1: NO The campaign has been deceptive and not candid about Zoo expansion into Knowland park

B1: YES A good transportation system is key to a successful regional economy.

SCHOOL MEASURES

– I: YES Chabot & Las Positas Jr. Colleges now have 15,000 students in their waiting lists!

– L: YES It’s a bandaid solution, but it will help us keep arts, music & sports for a while.

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