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Elizabeth Lewis, Cary Wiest elected to Atherton council

Original post made on Nov 13, 2012

Elizabeth Lewis swept to a second term on Atherton's City Council on Nov. 6, winning 1,732 votes, with the second council seat going to newcomer Cary Wiest, with 1,230 votes, according to the latest count.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, November 14, 2012, 12:00 AM

Comments

Posted by Good Effort, a resident of Atherton: other
on Nov 13, 2012 at 8:25 pm

Denise Kupperman and Greg Conlon made a good effort in their campaigns. Greg is well respected.

Years ago Malcolm Dudley suggested building a swimming pool in the park. Credit goes to those who dream and present ideas. Sometimes they are received well and sometimes not.

Denise Kupperman worked hard for her idea. In the end it did not get approved. However there will be benefits from her work.


Posted by Anonymous?, a resident of Atherton: other
on Nov 13, 2012 at 11:48 pm

The author of such a nice comment shouldn't be anonymous. Well said.

It's very difficult to campaign for public office and to stick your neck out to get attacked. All four candidates deserve thanks for having the courage to do so. The recent posts calling for witch hunts and criminal prosecutions (!) of the losers are troubling. I would advise Ms. Lewis and Mr. Wiest to reach out to the residents who share different views, especially on the police department, to enhance their own perspectives. They represent them too.


Posted by Good Effort, a resident of Atherton: other
on Nov 14, 2012 at 8:31 am

Are you refering to the post regarding Widmer's letter?