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Election 2007: Video, stories, links and resources

Voters to elect new members for Palo Alto City Council, school board

Eleven candidates are vying for four seats on the Palo Alto City Council, and six candidates are seeking to fill three seats on the Palo Alto Unified School District Board of Education.

Visit this special "Election 2007" page for for video interviews of the candidates, stories about the races, useful links to election-related resources and more.

PALO ALTO CITY COUNCIL

• VIDEO: Council candidates talk about Palo Alto issues (10/23/07)

• Editorial: Espinosa, Burt, Yeh, Dykwel for City Council (10/10/07)

• Pre-election buzz about the 'I' word (10/10/07)

• Palo Altans meet council candidates at forums (10/5/07)

• Finances, infrastructure and the city's future (10/2/07)

• Council candidates take the money -- and run (10/1/07)

• From handshakes to high-tech (9/12/07)

• Debbie Mytels drops from council race (8/29/07)

• Frontrunners emerge as City Council slate is finalized at 12 (8/17/07)

• Home stretch for Palo Alto City Council filing (8/10/07)

• Dykwel and Burt first into council race (6/1/07)

• Council favors campaign limits, but this year? (5/23/07)

• Council campaign off to slow start (5/9/07)

PALO ALTO BOARD OF EDUCATION

• VIDEO: School board candidates speak up (10/31/07)

• Klausner remains top board-race fundraiser (10/29/07)

• Editorial: Caswell, Klausner, Hausser for Palo Alto school board (10/17/07)

• School board cover story: 'C' is for campaign (10/16/07)

• About the school board candidates (10/16/07)

• School board votes during the past year (10/16/07)

• Klausner leads school-board fundraising (10/3/07)

• Voters get first peek at school-board hopefuls (9/25/07)

• Six school board candidates to vie for three spots (8/10/07)

• Four so far in Palo Alto school board race (6/22/07)

MEASURES/OTHER

• Voters asked to approve new reservoir site (10/16/07)

• Race called off for two local elections (8/15/07)

• Palo Alto council accelerates broadband plan (7/10/07)

• Hotel tax increase to go before council July 9 (6/20/07)

• Council chooses potential broadband partner, site for emergency wells (3/7/07)

CANDIDATE WEBSITES

City Council

• Pat Burt

• Dan Dykwel

• Sid Espinosa

• Tim Gray

• Mark Nadim

• Bill Ross

• Greg Schmid

• Yiaway Yeh

Board of Education

• Melissa Baten Caswell

• Claude Ezran

• Wynn Hausser

• Barbara Klausner

• Pingyu Liu

• Camille Townsend

LINKS

• City of Palo Alto election information

• California Secretary of State

• Santa Clara County Registrar of Voters

• Shape the Future (San Mateo County official election site)

• League of Women Voters

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