By Kristin Kjaero
October 10, 2012 (La Mesa) -- Absentee Ballots went out yesterday. Do you have a particular topic that would influence your vote for La Mesa City Council? See what the candidates have said in their own words at candidate Forums. Topics are organized alphabetically in categories, to make it simple to find what you are looking for.
We also provide links to their websites and articles from prior campaigns, for those who want to know more about the candidates themselves and their histories.
About the Candidates
Opening Statements (Forum 9-27-12)
Histories (Prior campaigns, most recent to oldest)
Police records request shoots hole in candidate's story about teen drinking party (Lothian, (10-27-10)
Patrick Dean: It's all about priorities (9-15-10)
La Mesa candidates address budget gap, public safety and future growth (O'Dunn, Sterling, 2008)
Ruth Sterling (No website)
Budget, Business Issues
Planning & Development Issues
Youth? (Dean addresses density, height, transit, around 3:54)
Quality of Life Issues
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