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November 8, 2016 — California General Election

City of MontereyCandidate for City Council

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Libby Downey

4,943 votes (30.9%)
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Preserve the natural and historic treasures of Monterey.
  • Maintain safe neighborhoods and protect local businesses.
  • Ensure fair-market values for commercial leases of city property



Profession:Incumbent, Retired Public Health Nurse
Councilperson, Monterey City Council — Elected position (2004–current)
Member, Monterey Regional Water Authority — Elected position (2015–current)
Member, Monterey-Salinas Transit Board of Directors — Appointed position (2005–current)
Board member, Regional Taxi Authority — Elected position (2010–current)
Commissioner, Monterey City Parks Commission — Appointed position (1981–2004)


University of North Carolina Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of North Carolina, Nursing (1960)

Community Activities

Member, Rotary International (2007–current)
Board Member, Hospice Foundation for Monterey County (1995–2001)
Board member, Visiting Nurses Association of Monterey County (1982–1986)

Who supports this candidate?

Organizations (3)

  • Democratic Women of Monterey County
  • Democratic Central Committee of Monterey County
  • Progressive Democratic Party of Monterey County

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