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November 6, 2018 — California General Election

City of Palo AltoCandidate for City Council

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Alison Cormack

Community volunteer
18,581 votes (28.57%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Manage our traffic problems by creating a robust shuttle system
  • Encourage a wider variety of housing for people at all stages of their lives
  • Get our major projects on track and funded



Profession:Community volunteer
Manager, Communications, Google (2011–2015)
Financial analyst, Sales Representative, Hewlett-Packard (1993–2000)
Junior analyst, United States Senate Budget Committee (1988–1991)


Stanford MBA (1993)
Stanford BA, Economics and History (1988)

Community Activities

Board member, Palo Alto Community Fund (2017–current)
Volunteer role model, 10 Books a Home (2016–2018)
Board member (President from 2007 to 2010), Palo Alto Library Foundation (2005–2015)
Chair, Better Libraries for Palo Alto (2008–2008)

Who supports this candidate?

Featured Endorsements

  • Congresswoman Anna Eshoo
  • Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian
  • Assemblyman Marc Berman

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