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.


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)


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)


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)


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


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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