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Modesto district 4 candidate bios

Balvino Irizarry

PERSONAL

• AGE: 61



• BIRTHPLACE: Puerto Rico



• FAMILY: Wife, Kathleen; three adult children; one grandchild



• EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree, business administration and accounting, University of Utah, 1972



• BANKRUPTCIES: None



• CONVICTIONS: None



ON THE JOB

• PUBLIC OFFICE: Modesto City Council, 1987-1991



• UNSUCCESSFUL CAMPAIGNS: City Council, 1991; Stanislaus County supervisor, 2006



• EMPLOYMENT: Owner, Advanced Mailing Services



CAMPAIGN

• WEB SITE:

www.votebalvino.com

• QUOTE: "I bring something to the board that it badly needs: diversity and a new way of thinking."




Dick Monteith

PERSONAL

• AGE: 78



• BIRTHPLACE: Los Banos



• FAMILY: Wife, Jeanine; two children, three stepchildren; seven grandchildren



• EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree, sociology, Stanford University, 1954



• BANKRUPTCIES: None



• CONVICTIONS: Driving under the influence, 1985, Modesto



ON THE JOB

• PUBLIC OFFICE: State senator, 1994-2002; Stanislaus County supervisor, 2006-present



• UNSUCCESSFUL CAMPAIGNS: U.S. House of Representatives, 2002



• EMPLOYMENT: Incumbent; retired packaging company manager



CAMPAIGN

• WEB SITE: None



• QUOTE: "People aren't always asking to agree with you. But if you tell them you'll do something, you'd better do it."




Carmen Sabatino

PERSONAL

• AGE: 72



• BIRTHPLACE: Illinois



• FAMILY: Single



• EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree, California State University, Stanislaus, 1968



• BANKRUPTCIES: filed in 1993, rescinded in 1995



• CONVICTIONS: None



ON THE JOB

• PUBLIC OFFICE: Mayor, Modesto, 2000-04



• UNSUCCESSFUL CAMPAIGNS: Stanislaus County supervisor, 1974, 1990 and 2006; Modesto City Council, 1977, 1985 and 1997;Modesto mayor, 1991, 1995 and 2004; California Assembly, 1989



• EMPLOYMENT: Restaurateur; retired high school teacher



CAMPAIGN

• WEB SITE: None



• QUOTE: "I do have a proven record of leadership."



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