Santa Cruz City Council Candidate Comparison

Which district am I in?      Show candidates in all districts

Joe Thompson
District 5
Candidate Statement
Image of Joe Thompson
Susie O'Hara
District 5
Candidate Statement
Image of Susie O'Hara
Occupation (no answer) (no answer)
Endorsements
Organizations that endorse the candidate
* = unverified
(no answer) (no answer)
Addressing Homelessness
How should the city address homelessness issues?
(no answer) (no answer)
Addressing public safety
How should our community address public safety issues?
(no answer) (no answer)
 Joe ThompsonSusie O'Hara
Rent Control Position
Should Santa Cruz have a rent control ordinance? If so, how should it compare to what Measure M proposed?
(no answer) (no answer)
Hwy 1's Future
Should highway 1 expansion prioritize more car or transit capacity? Is a dedicated transit lane feasible?
(no answer) (no answer)
Bike/pedestrian safety?
Our cities ranks poorly on biking/pedestrian safety? What should we do?
(no answer) (no answer)
Climate Change
What does the City need to do to address climate change?
(no answer) (no answer)
West Cliff 50 Year Plan
How should the city balance issues like private property vs public access, armoring vs strategic retreat, space for cars vs bikes/peds?
(no answer) (no answer)
Transit on rail corridor?
Should the rail corridor include transit (e.g. train, bus, etc.)
(no answer) (no answer)
 Joe ThompsonSusie O'Hara
Budget Shortfalls
How would you address the City's budget shortfalls?
(no answer) (no answer)
Other Comments (no answer) (no answer)
 Joe ThompsonSusie O'Hara

FAQ

Resources

View the current (2024) election information page.

Take a historical look at the 2020 election information page.

Take a historical look at the 2018 election information page.

Visit counts supressed for Ron visits.