Saturday before last, Councilman Richard Storer and his gracious wife, Sandra, held a reception in their beautiful home for the Honorable Mayor Candace Andersen.
The Veterans and Exchange Club friends hosted a kickoff party in her bid for Contra Costa Supervisor District II. Her reception was hosted by Danville Council Members Newell Arnerich, Mike Doyle, Karen Stepper and Robert Storer, as well as retired Police Chief Chris Wenzel. District II includes Alamo, Danville, Lafayette, Moraga, Orinda, Rossmoor and San Ramon.
Candace Andersen has more than 10 years experience in serving on numerous boards and city councils, while also volunteering for many community organizations. She has proven herself to be a good steward, fiscally responsible, and is endorsed by the entire Danville Town Council. Her second term as mayor began on Dec. 6, 2011, and she previously served as mayor in 2008.
Mayor Andersen “holds a degree in public policy, and is an attorney who put her legal practice on hold to serve the community and raise her family." So, in addition to her supporters, Candace has the strong support of her husband Phillip, and her six children: PJ, Elisabeth, Sam, Melanie, Steve, and Michael -- who’s in Guatemala serving as a missionary.
To me, Candace represents everything important in good leadership, from the loving children she took the time out to raise to serving her community. In addition, she brings her legal experience and background to the forefront in serving the city of Danville. Mayor Andersen has everything to offer as Supervisor in serving District II, and she deeply cares about preserving, ensuring, and sustaining the quality of our lives in Contra Costa County.
Her top priorities are as follows:
1. County pension sustainability is a top priority: “Candace will work hard to curb pension abuses and reduce county expenditures.”
2. Candace will ensure public safety by allocating necessary resources to protect our communities and prosecute criminals.
3. Businesses need to be supported and jobs created: “Candace will implement policies to help businesses grow, reduce bureaucratic red tape, and create new jobs.”
4. “Let’s Protect the Quality of Life in Contra Costa We need to continue strong school partnerships, road improvements, and appropriate building within the Urban Limit Line.”
As I left the kickoff reception, for me, I could honestly say she scored a touchdown. As a result, The Honorable Candace Andersen is my “No. 1 Vote for District II,” and maybe yours, too!
If you would like more information about Candace Andersen for Contra Costa Supervisor District II visit http://andersenforsupervisor2012.com/
Kickoff video here.
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