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June 7, 2016 — California Primary Election
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Council Member, District 2 — City of Stockton

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Members of the city council draft and vote on city laws and appoint certain municipal officers and employees.
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Daniel Wright

Elementary school principal and current...
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  1. Maintain fiscal stability for the City of Stockton
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Steve Colangelo

Small Business Owner
2,980 votes (39.94%)Winning
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Email steve@colangeloforstockton.com
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Daniel Wright

Appointed Councilmember/Principal
2,085 votes (27.94%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Maintain fiscal stability for the City of Stockton
  • Improve public safety by increasing the hiring and retention of police officers and other mission critical city employees
  • Increase economic opportunity in Stockton by attracting high wage jobs, such as those that would be created by locating a California State University campus here.

Experience

Experience

Profession:Elementary school principal and current appointed city councilmember

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Email drw58@comcast.net
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Dwight Williams

Minister/Businessman
1,434 votes (19.22%)
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Waqar Rizvi

Technology Supervisor/Businessman
940 votes (12.6%)
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Jobs: Bring new high-paying technology jobs to Stockton
  • Education: Collaborate with local school districts, the trades and institutions of higher learning to promote vocational training, apprenticeship programs and career pathways.
  • Transparency and Responsiveness: Hold regular town hall meetings in the district to ensure Stockton residents feel their voices are heard.

Experience

Experience

Profession:Technology Supervisor for San Joaquin County
Technology Supervisor, San Joaquin County (2007–current)

Education

National University Masters Business Administration, Finance (2007)
University of the Pacific Bachelors Degree, Business (2002)

Community Activities

Vice President, Pacific Alumni Association-University of the Pacific (2010–current)
Director Communications, Rotary Club of Stockton (2008–current)
Mentor/Advisor, Sigma Chi-University of the Pacific (2005–current)

Who supports this candidate?

Elected Officials (4)

  • Kathy Garcia, President Stockton Unified School Board Trustee
  • Susan Lofthus, Stockton City Councilwoman
  • Shabbir Khan, San Joaquin County Treasurer-Tax Collector
  • Steve Bestolarides, San Joaquin County Assessor-Recorder

Candidate Contact Info

Email rizvi@wrizvi.com

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