Below are our endorsements for City Council, after a written question and answer period, where some candidates asked for in-person interviews. Following are links to their written statements, if they submitted them:
See written answers from: Alison Hicks (pdf), Ellen Kamei (pdf), Pat Showalter (pdf), Lenny Siegel (pdf), Lucas Ramirez (pdf). NOTE: Candidate John Inks elected not return the questionnaire or respond.
Based on a 5 questionnaire form and interviews (optional) the current Council Candidates received the following scores: Alison Hicks (5), Ellen Kamei (4), Pat Showalter (3), Lenny Siegel (1.5), Lucas Ramirez (1), John Inks (0).
Our questions were focused on topics that greatly affect livability and quality of life in Mountain View.
Scoring was based on one point for each signed response and comments were considered which were provided by the candidates. Partial credit was given to those who supported the spirit of the question both through comments and their voting records.