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November 8, 2016 — California General Election

City of Union CityCandidate for Mayor

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Carol Dutra-Vernaci

Mayor of Union City
15,774 votes (68.79%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Foster strong business retention and attraction programs and create good paying jobs close to home.
  • Maintain safe neighborhoods and schools and youth violence prevention and intervention programs.
  • Education not incarceration, provide programs outside of school to enrich the lives of our youth and young adults.



Profession:Enrolled Agent, Income Tax Professional
Enrolled Agent, Income Tax Professional, Self - Carol J. Vernaci, EA (1986–current)
Mayor, City of Union City — Elected position (2012–current)


California State University Hayward B.A. Psychology, Master's Certificate Taxation, Psychology, Taxation (1993)

Community Activities

Member , Washington Hospital Foundation, Ohlone Humane Society, Union City Lions Club, New Haven Schools Foundation, Chamber of Commerce (1986–current)

Who supports this candidate?

Featured Endorsements

  • The Alameda County Democratic Party
  • Asian Pacific American Democratic Caucus
  • Building and Construction Trades Council of Alameda County

Organizations (10)

  • Tri City Democratic Forum
  • South Alameda County Young Democrats
  • Sheet Metal Worker's Local Union 104
  • Fremont-Union City-Newark Progressives
  • Carpenters Union Local 713 Alameda County
  • California School Employees Association
  • New Haven Teachers Association
  • Bay East Association of Realtors
  • East Bay Women's Political Caucus
  • Union City Police Officers Association

Elected Officials (26)

  • Union Sanitary District Director Pat Kite
  • New Haven Unified School District Trustee Sarabjit Cheema
  • Berkeley Mayor Tom Bates
  • Hayward Mayor Barbara Halliday
  • Fremont Mayor Bill Harrison
  • Dublin Mayor David Haubert
  • Livermore Mayor John Marchand
  • Emeryville Mayor Dianne Martinez
  • Albany Mayor Peter Maass
  • Newark Mayor Al Nagy
  • San Leandro Mayor Pauline Russo Cutter
  • Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf
  • Alameda Mayor Trish Spencer
  • Pleasanton Mayor Jerry Thorne
  • Piedmont Mayor Jeff Wieler
  • East Palo Alto Councilmember Lisa Yarbrough-Gauthier
  • East Bay Regional Park District Director Dennis Waespi
  • Union Sanitary District Director Tom Handley
  • New Haven Unified School District Trustee Michelle Parnala
  • New Haven Unified School District Trustee Michael Ritchie
  • Union City Councilmember Lorrin Ellis
  • Union City Vice-Mayor Emily Duncan
  • Alameda County Supervisor Richard Valle
  • State Senator Bob Wieckowski
  • Congressman Eric Swalwell
  • Washington Hospital Trustee Patricia Danielson

Individuals (2)

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  • Retired City Manager Larry Cheeves

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