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November 8, 2011 Election

At the Council meeting on June 6, 2011, the City Council adopted a resolution proposing a General Municipal Election be held on Tuesday, November 8, 2011, and to include the San Rafael Elementary School District and the San Rafael High School District General Election. The issues presented to the voters at the election were:

Election of one (1) Mayor for the full term of four years
Election of two (2) City Councilmembers for the full term of four years each
Election of one (1) City Attorney (part time) for the full term of four years
Election of one (1) City Clerk and Assessor for the full term of four years
Election of three (3) members of the Board of Education for the full term of four years each

For more detailed information regarding the November 8, 2011 General Municipal Election or election procedures, please see the resolution.

Election Results:

At the Council meeting on December 5, 2011, the City Council adopted a resolution declaring canvass of returns and results of the consolidated Municipal Election held on November 8, 2011. The City Council voters elected Gary O. Phillips to office of Mayor, Damon Connolly & Andrew McCullough to offices of Councilmembers, Robert Epstein to office of Part-time City Attorney, Esther Beirne to office of City Clerk and Assessor.

Paul M. Cohen, Linda Jackson and Greg Knell were appointed members of Board of Education.

Nomination Papers Issued / Filed

Issued:Filed:
Gary O. Phillips for Mayor07/18/201108/16/2011
Greg Brockbank for Mayor07/18/201108/16/2011
Damon Connolly for Councilmember07/19/201108/09/2011
Whitney S. Hoyt for Councilmember07/27/201108/12/2011
Andrew McCullough for Councilmember07/29/201108/15/2011
Samantha Sargent for Councilmember08/15/201108/17/2011
Robert F. Esptein for City Attorney07/25/201108/05/2011
Esther Beirne for City Clerk07/21/201107/29/2011
 Board of Education
Paul M. Cohen for Board of Education07/19/2011
Maika Llorens Gulati for Board of Education08/01/2011
Linda M. Jackson for Board of Education08/05/2011

Additional Resources:
Staff report & Resolution calling election
Staff report & Resolution declaring canvass of returns & results
Notice of Election
Filing Deadlines for November 8, 2011 Election

Candidates for Mayor

Greg Brockbank
Nomination Papers issued 7/18/2011
Nomination Papers filed 8/16/2011
Form 460 – Campaign Statement – July 1 – September 24, 2011 (Pre-Election)
Form 460  – Campaign Statement – July 1 – September 24, 2011 (Pre-Election) Amendment
Form 460 – Campaign Statement – Spetember 25 – October 22, 2011 (Pre-Election)
Form 497 – Contribution Report – 11/07/2011 – Late Contribution

Gary O. Phillips
Nomination Papers issued 7/18/2011
Nomination Papers filed 8/16/2011
Form 460 Campaign Statement – July – September 24, 2011 (Pre-Election)
Form 460 – Campaign Statement – July – September 24, 2011 (Pre-Election) Amended
Form 460 – Campaign Statement September – October 22, 2011 (Pre Election)
Form 460 – Campaign Statement – September – October 22, 2011 (Pre-Election) Amended
Form 497 – Late Contribution Report

Candidates for City Council:

Damon Connolly
Nomination Papers issued 7/19/2011
Nomination Papers filed 8/9/2011
Form 460 – Campaign Statement – July – Sept. 24, 2011 (Pre-Election)
Form 460 – Campaign Statement – Sept. – October 22, 2011 (Pre-Election)

Andrew Cuyugan McCullough
Nomination Papers issued 7/29/2011
Nomination Papers filed 8/15/2011
Form 460 – Campaign Statement 9/24/2011
Form 460 – 10/22/2011
Form 497 – Late Contribution

Whitney S. Hoyt
Nomination Papers issued 7/27/2011
Nomination Papers filed 8/12/2011
Form 460 – 9/24/2011
Form 460 – 10/22/2011

Samantha M. Sargent
Nomination Papers issued 8/15/2011
Nomination Papers filed 8/17/2011
Form 410 – Initial 
Form 460 – 9/24/2011
Form 460 – 10/22/2011

Candidates for Board of Education

As the three incumbents only filed for the Board of Education, there will be no election in the School District

Paul M. Cohen
Declaration of Candidacy issued 7/19/2011
Papers filed 8/10/2011

Linda Jackson
Declaration of Candidacy issued 8/5/2011
Papers filed 8/12/2011

Greg Knell
Declaration of Candicacy issued 08/01/2011
Papers Filed 8/8/2011

Candidates for City Attorney

Robert F. Epstein
Nomination Papers issued 7/26/2011
Nomination Papers filed 8/5/2011

Candidates for City Clerk

Esther Beirne
Nomination papers issued 7/21/2011
Form 501 – Candidate Intention Statement

Other Filings

Citizens Opposing San Rafael Target (COST)

San Rafael Firefighters’ Political Awareness Committee
Form 460 – 9/24/2011
Form 460 – 10/22/2011

San Rafael Police Association PAC
Form 460 – 9/24/2011
Form 460 – 10/22/2011

Paramedic Services  PAC

Independent Expenditures

Independent Expenditure Ordinance
For more information, also visit the California Fair Political Practices Commission web site

San Rafael Police Association PAC
Independent Expenditure Report – Form 465
Independent Expenditure Report – Form 465
Independent Expenditure Report – Form 465
Independent Expenditure Report – Form 465
Independent Expenditure Report – Form 465
Independent Expenditure Report – Form 496
Independent Expenditure Report – Form 496 October 17, 2011
Independent Expenditure Report – Form 496 October 19, 2011
Independent Expenditure Report – Form 496 October 31, 2011

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