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City of GilroyCandidate for City Council2 Year Short Term

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Carol Marques

Retired Educator
8,693 votes (59.3%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Revitalization of Gilroy's downtown to stimulate economic development
  • Giving people their voice back.
  • Protecting the City's urban growth boundary line.



Profession:Retired educator
Commissioner, Parks and Rec. Commission — Appointed position (2018–current)
Teacher, Gilroy Unified School District (1974–2013)


Chico State University Bachelor of Arts, Social Science/Education (1974)

Community Activities

one of the founders, Gilroy Growing Smarter (2016–current)
president, Gilroy Tennis Club (2017–current)
volunteer, United States Tennis Association (2017–current)
volunteer, Citizens for Downtown Revitalization (2018–current)

Who supports this candidate?

Organizations (3)

  • Gilroy Growing Smarter
  • South Bay Democratic Group
  • South Bay Labor Union

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