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Special District

Goleta Water DistrictCandidate for Board Member

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Lauren Hanson

Director, Goleta Water District
21,909 votes (27.96%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Maintaining a sound, stable Water District to assure the water security of our Goleta Valley community.
  • Vigorous protection of our precious groundwater basin, coupled with sensible investment in sustainable, energy-efficient supplemental local water sources.
  • Continuing the voter-enacted water-allocation moratorium during the drought, while still offering the lowest water rates on the South Coast, including to all of the farmers in the Goleta Valley and foothills.



Profession:Board president, Goleta Water District
Board member, Goleta Water District — Elected position (2008–current)


Harvard Buisness School M.B. A. (1980)
Yale B.A., Economics (1977)

Who supports this candidate?

Featured Endorsements

  • The Sierra Club
  • The Goodland Coalition
  • S.B. Women's Political Committee

Organizations (3)

  • The Santa Barbara Independent
  • UCSB Campus Democrats
  • Democratic Women of Santa Barbara County

Elected Officials (5)

  • Supervisor Janet Wolf
  • Supervisor Doreen Farr
  • Councilmember Paula Perotte
  • First Mayor of Goleta Margaret Connell
  • Goleta School Board president Susan Epstein

Individuals (5)

  • Supervisorial candidate Joan Hartmann
  • Robert K. Miller of the Western Goleta Coalition
  • Council candidate Kyle Richards
  • Council candidate Stuart Kasdin
  • Eastern Goleta Valley Coalition co-founder Barb Kloos

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