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November 8, 2016 — California General Election

City of Pacific GroveCandidate for City Council

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Robert Huitt

3,718 votes (20.92%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Complete the Coastal Trail and maintain and protect our coastal parklands and marine resources.
  • Invest in improvements to sidewalks and other pedestrian infrastructure to create a walkable community for everyone.
  • Evaluate the impacts of short-term vacation rentals on residential neighborhoods and affordable housing and assess the effectiveness and cost of enforcement.



  • Previous City Council service totalling 15 years, including 8 years as Mayor pro tem.
  • PG representative on the Transportation Agency for Monterey County Board and Executive Committee. Past Chair.
  • Served on numerous Council committees and as liaison to the Planning Commission and Museum Board.
  • PG Chamber of Commerce Public Official of the Year in 2013.
  • Professional career in teaching, research, association management, art and architecture.

Political Beliefs

Political Philosophy

I believe in collaborative governance, in which the City Council actively engages with citizens, volunteers, non-profit organizations, and business groups in pursuit of the common good. I consider elective office a sacred trust which requires diligent adherence to all applicable laws, established norms of conduct, and ethical standards. I view public service as a unique opportunity to make a positive difference.

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