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City of PleasantonCandidate for Mayor

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Jerry Thorne

20,106 votes (62.89%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Continue to maintain Fiscal responsibility and accountability and continue to reduce future unfunded pension liabilities.
  • Make land use decisions that are sensible and sustainable without exposing ourselves to additional legal action form outside sources or the State.
  • Advocate for sufficient water and traffic infrastructure to take care of State required growth. This includes advocacy for local control of local land use issues.



Profession:Incumbent Mayor/Retired Professional Engineer and General Manager Hewlett Packard and Agilent Technologies
Council Member and Mayor, City of Pleasanton, CA — Elected position (2005–current)
Senior Manager, Hewlett Packard/Agilent Technologies (1975–2002)


Degree University of Tennessee B.S. and P.E. ( Professional Engineering Certificate #SF1158), Chemistry, Zoology, Environmental Enagineering (1966)

Community Activities

Board of Directors, League of California Cities (2013–current)
Commissioner, Alameda County Transportation Commission (2012–current)
Immediate Past President, Alameda County Mayors Conference (2014–2016)
Executive Board Member, Association of Bay Area Governments (2014–2016)
Two Term Chair, Pleasanton Parks and Recreation Commission (1995–2005)

Who supports this candidate?

Featured Endorsements

  • State Assembly Member Catharine Baker
  • State Senator Steve Glazer
  • Congressman Eric Swalwell

Organizations (4)

  • Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce
  • Pleasanton Police Officers Association
  • Livermore-Pleasanton Firefighters Local 1974
  • Lincoln Club of Northern California

Elected Officials (20)

  • San Ramon Mayor Bill Clarkson
  • Total of 70 Elected and appointed officials
  • Dublin Mayor David Haubert
  • Livermore Mayor John Marchand
  • Danville Mayor Karen Stepper
  • Danville Councilmember Robert Storer
  • San Ramon Councilmember Scott Perkins
  • Danville Councilmember Mike Doyle
  • Livermore Mayor Emeritus Dr. Marshal Kamena
  • East Bay Regional Park District Ayn Weiscamp
  • Former Pleasanton Mayor Bob Philcox
  • Former Pleasanton Mayor Bob Butler
  • Pleasanton Councilmember Arne Olson
  • Pleasanton Councilmember Jerry Pentin
  • Former Pleasanton Councilmember Sharrell Michelotti
  • Former Congressman and State Assembly member Bill Baker
  • Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley
  • Alameda County Supervisor Scott Haggerty
  • Former State Assembly member Guy Houston
  • Pleasanton Vice-Mayor Kathy Narum

Individuals (1)

  • Steve Maher, Candidate for PUSD Board of Trustees

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