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November 6, 2018 — California General Election

City of CalistogaCandidate for Council Member

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Gary Kraus

708 votes (27.27%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Ensure community disaster survivability. Especially from wildfire and earthquake
  • Housing. Provide oppertunities for workforce and low income families within exsisting zoning
  • Infrastructure replacement and improvement as financing allows



Profession:Retired Fire Chief & Incumbent City Councilmeber
City Councilperson, City of Calistoga — Elected position (2006–2018)
City Councilperson, City Council of City of Calistoga — Elected position (2006–2018)


Mt San Antonio College Associate in Science, Fire Science (1974)

Community Activities

Rotarian and past Rotary Club of Calistoga President, Rotary Club of Calistoga as well as past membership in Crescent City and Fairfield Susiun (1983–2018)

Who supports this candidate?

Featured Endorsements

  • Councilperson Iris Orteg Lopez
  • Councilperson and Candidate Jim Barnes

Organizations (1)

  • Calistoga Proffesional Firefighters Association

Elected Officials (4)

  • Rep. Mike Thompson
  • Supervisor Diane Dillon
  • Mayor Chris Canning
  • Vice Mayor Mike Dunsford

Individuals (1)

  • Former Councilperson Placido Garcia

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