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ELECTION ROUNDUP: New mayors for Livermore, San Ramon as Kamena, Wilson lose bids for City Council seats

Original post made on Nov 9, 2011

The mayors of both Livermore and San Ramon, both longtime top political voices in their communities, lost their bids for election to their city's Council yesterday in races that saw newcomers wining.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, November 9, 2011, 6:41 AM

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Posted by George
a resident of Downtown
on Nov 9, 2011 at 8:54 am

I think it is GREAT that the old Mayors of San Ramon and Livermore were booted out-with a BIG boot too. Local elected spots are no place for career politicians, inspite of what Kamena says.

One measure of a great leader is how they train their future replacements.

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Posted by Sharon
a resident of Mohr Park
on Nov 9, 2011 at 9:12 am

I agree George. Every Council chair that these termed-out past Mayors could have taken *if they were elected* would have been a spot for the new voices of future leaders and future Mayors.

Plus these *Bart to downtown* flip flopping leaders, and supporters of overpaid City Managers, out of touch growth pushers needed to go.

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