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Update: Three more take out papers in Atherton

Original post made on Jul 27, 2012

Denise Kupperman, a leader in the effort to build a new library in Holbrook-Palmer Park, Bob Roeser, and Jo-Ann Sockolov took out candidate papers from Town Hall today (July 27), the first step in a possible run for Atherton City Council.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, July 27, 2012, 3:31 PM

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Posted by Tea leaves
a resident of Atherton: other
on Jul 27, 2012 at 11:26 pm

Kathy McKeithen knows better than to try to run again. It would surly result in a humiliating defeat. Ms. Kuperman is closely allied with Ms. McKeithen and would expect the same result.


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Posted by Poli Sci
a resident of Atherton: Lindenwood
on Jul 29, 2012 at 9:37 am

Factors McKeithen is probably weighing:

Positives:

1. She wants to see her projects carried through and knows how to win.

2. As more candidates file, her chances improve.

Negatives:

1. She ran on term limits in 2000 and if re-elected this will be her fourth term. Smith McKeithen might run instead.

2. She has taken a position on the Library in the Park. She can not simply campaign on Transparency, Accountibility, and Responsible Stewardship.


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Posted by POGO
a resident of Woodside: other
on Jul 29, 2012 at 11:46 am

Kathy McKeithen has contributed years of her life to to serving on Atherton's Town Council. She was elected three times by her neighbors.

If Ms. McKeithen chooses to run again, she has a significant record and her neighbors can easily decide to continue to support her or not. If Ms. McKeithen does not run, a simple thank you for serving three terms would be highly appropriate.