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Riverside CountyCandidate for Supervisor, District 2

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Mike Gardner

City Council Member
7,127 votes (13.5%)
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Transportation Infrastructure/Traffic: Maintain our current roads and repair our aging transpiration infrastructure, while prioritizing responsible transportation projects that reduce traffic and attract businesses to Riverside County.
  • Public Safety/Homelessness: Work to reduce homelessness and provide mental health programs for those in need, while ensuring public safety personnel have the tools and resources necessary to protect our community.
  • Jobs/Economy: Promote a healthy business climate that attracts job creators and encourages people to live, work and raise a family right here in Riverside County.



Profession:City Councilman with over 2 decades of private sec
City Council Member, Riverside City Council — Elected position (2007–current)
Governor’s Appointee / Commission Member, California Seismic Safety Commission — Appointed position (2010–current)
Commission Member, March Joint Powers Authority — Appointed position (2011–current)
Director of Sales and Marketing, USA - Fact (2006–2007)
Operations Manager, Archive Management Service (2004–2005)
Production Coordinator, ARC Riverside (2003–2004)
Manager of Military Base Reuse, Southern California Edison (1995–1996)


Leadership Riverside Certificate, Leadership (2005)
UC Riverside None; Ph.D. Coursework Completed, Anthropology (1974)
UC Riverside B.S., Anthropology and Geography (1972)
Merritt College None; Transfer to UC Riverside, General Studies (1970)

Community Activities

Board Member, Mary S. Roberts Pet Adoption Center (2016–current)
Active Member, Greater Riverside Chambers of Commerce (2002–current)
Council Member, Riverside Civilian Corps Council (2004–2007)
Volunteer, Riverside City Fire Department (1997–2007)
Commission Member, City of Riverside Community Police Review Commission (2000–2006)

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