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City Council — City of Pleasanton

Get the facts on the California candidates running for election to the City Council — City of Pleasanton

Find out their top 3 priorities, their experience, and who supports them.

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About this office

Members of the city council draft and vote on city laws and appoint certain municipal officers and employees.
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Candidates

You can vote for 2 of these 7 candidates.

Valerie Arkin

Pleasanton School Board Member &...
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Smart Growth - controlled growth policies, reduce...
  2. COVID recovery for residents and businesses - looking...
  3. Strengthening the partnership between the City and...
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Jack Balch

Certified Public Accountant
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Promoting our economic recovery
  2. Recommitting ourselves to keep our neighborhoods safe
  3. Strengthening the city-school partnership
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Nancy Allen

Retired Business and Finance Leader
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Promote fiscal accountability to maintain our essential...
  2. Promote responsible and thoughtful growht policies...
  3. Preserve the character of while revitalizing our unique...
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  1. Zarina supports housing for essential workers, recent...
  2. Will invest in mental health and social services for...
  3. She will be accessible, dependable and promote equity...
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Chiman Lee

Businessman, Director of Operations
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Address the water contamination in our wells and initiate...
  2. Supporting local small businesses and families through...
  3. Bring Diversity and Inclusion to an ever-changing...
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