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Mayor — City of Pleasanton

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

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

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About this office

Approves or vetoes city council actions, recommends measures to the city council, and appoints various municipal officers.
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Candidates

You can vote for 1 of these 4 candidates.

Karla Brown

Pleasanton City Council Member and...
Top 3 Priorities
  1. I support the Slow and Smart Growth policies that...
  2. CAMPAIGN PLEDGE: I will not accept builder or developer...
  3. Our charming and historic downtown must be protected...
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Jerry Pentin

Businessperson / Current Councilmember...
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Champion local initiatives by retaining local control...
  2. Advocate for responsible growth and continue to fight...
  3. Support our first responders and work to get mental...
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Monith Ilavarasan

Product Manager
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Ensure Pleasanton has housing for our essential workers
  2. Support our police with mental health and social work...
  3. Ensure schools get the funding they need to re-open...
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Tom Turpel

Digital Marketing Manager
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Curb excess development to ensure our natural resources...
  2. Work with the Pleasanton Police Department to implement...
  3. Work with Zone 7 to move forward with immediate measures...
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