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November 8, 2016 — California General Election

City of HerculesCandidate for City Council

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Dan Romero

Mayor City of Hercules
6,511 votes (34.75%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Public Safety-Hiring more Police Officers, Reinstatement of Employee salary concessions from recession and increase sales tax revenues by smart supporting commercial developments.
  • Hercules City Employees gave up 15% salary reduction during the recession, I want to reinstate their pay back to pre recession levels.
  • Support smart commercial projects that will bring to Hercules the most sales tax revenues possible.



Profession:Mayor, City of Hercules
Insurance Agency Principal, Romero Insurance Services (2002–current)
Mayor, Vice Mayor and Council member, City of Hercules — Elected position (2011–current)

Who supports this candidate?

Featured Endorsements

  • Hercules ExMayor Jay Tucker
  • United States Congressman Mike Thompson
  • Eastbay Times Newspaper

Elected Officials (7)

  • Roy Swearingen, Mayor of Pinole
  • Andrew Gabriel, ViceChair Rodeo/Hercules Fire District
  • Ernie Wheeler, Chair Rodeo/Hercules Fire District
  • Chris Kelley, Hercules City Council
  • Bill Kelly, Hercules City Council
  • Hercules ViceMayor Myrna Devera
  • Congressman Mike Thompson

Individuals (4)

  • Jonathan Cantiller, Hercules Resident
  • Chris Tallerico, Hercules Resident
  • Lori Chinn, Hercules Resident
  • Anton Jungherr, Hercules Resident

Political Beliefs

Political Philosophy

I have proudly served on the Hercules City Council since 2011 and twice as the Mayor. When I became a councilman in 2011 Hercules was facing financial problems and total collapse of our city structure. I and other members of three different councils have been able to restore Hercules. Hercules finances now have three months of operational reserves, we have been able to reinstate some of the payroll concessions that our employees gave to help with the financial problems.

I am asking for your vote so I can complete what I have started. I want to see Market Hall site become the Safeway store with a Safeway fuel station; completion of Sycamore Crossings with retail and similar type building to match Aventine and completion of the Capital Corridor Railroad station at Bayfront. The cities of Hercules and Pinole have started the reconstruction of our wastewater plant and that should be completed in the next 30 months. Our financial problems are stabilizing and I would like to give my guidance to restore our fiscal stability. This would include reinstating our employees pay and hours. Hercules has received state funds to hire at least two new police officers and I want to be part of the process to making sure we can keep the new officers we hire. This means finding new revenue sources.


Vote for Mayor Dan Romero November 8, 2016.  Vote for Dan Romero who is a proven leader and restorer of Hercules.

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