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City of San Luis ObispoCandidate for City Council

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Mike Clark

Retired Army Officer
5,129 votes (14.42%)
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Listen to and be a voice for the residents of San Luis Obispo.
  • Encourage residents to become actively engaged in and aware of what is happening to and what is proposed for our town and their individual neighborhoods.
  • Seek a realistic solution to our long standing housing problems.



Profession:Retired Army Colonel
Commissioner, San Luis Obispo County Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Commission — Appointed position (2002–current)
Public Member, San Luis Obispo Police Department Juvenile Diversion Program — Appointed position (2002–2008)
Deputy Foreman, Federal Grand Jury, United States District Court, Central District of California, Western Division — Appointed position (2004–2005)
Foreman, San Luis Obispo County Grand Jury — Appointed position (1999–2000)


US Army Command and General Staff College Graduation with Honors, Military Science (1986)
San Diego State University Bachelor of Science (B.S) with Honors, Business Administration (1976)
Oakland City College Associate of Arts (A.A.), Mechanical Engineering Technology (1964)

Community Activities

Director-Treasurer , Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., Memorial High School Scholarship Fund (2002–current)

Who supports this candidate?

Featured Endorsements

  • Karen Corda Adler, Chairperson, Alta Vista Neighborhood Association
  • Ken Schwartz, Former SLO Mayor and City Council Member
  • Kathy Smith, Former SLO City Council Member

Organizations (2)

  • Save Our Downtown
  • Save SLO (a Facebook Group)

Elected Officials (1)

  • Dan Carpenter, SLO City Council Member

Individuals (3)

  • Dodie Williams, Former SLO City Council Member
  • Peg Pinard, Former SLO Mayor and City Council Member
  • Christine Mulholland, Former SLO City Council Member

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