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November 8, 2016 — California General Election
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City of OrovilleCandidate for City Council

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Linda Draper

Retired Teacher
1,926 votes (14.93%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • I feel Oroville must pursue efforts to find an affordable source of water. Our residents and businesses are struggling because of high water rates.
  • I oppose efforts to weaken our police and fire departments. Rather than cut their pay by 20%, there are many areas in the budget we can cut. Repairing the budget is a priority.
  • We must encourage a more business-friendly climate and attract businesses that pay a living wage for residents.

Experience

Experience

Profession:Retired high school teacher, Oroville Union High School District.
Executive Board Member, Butte County Central Committee — Elected position (2016–current)
High school English teacher., Oroville Union High School District (1991–2010)

Education

CSU Chico BA Degree, English (1991)

Community Activities

Communications chair on steering committee., Save Oroville Trees (2014–current)
Founding member and member of steering committee., L.O.W.R. (Lower Oroville Water Rates) (2016–current)

Who supports this candidate?

Featured Endorsements

  • Oroville Secondary Teachers Association
  • Plumbers/Steamfitters/Refrigeration Local 228
  • Central Labor Council of Butte & Glenn Counties

Organizations (4)

  • Oroville Police Officers Association
  • Southside Oroville Community Resource Center
  • Oroville Firefighters Officers Associaton
  • I.B.E.W. Local 340 Sacramento/Redding

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