Pitch Me Baby One More Time

With apologies to Britney (and the candidates)… The Laurel Street Spy invited all the San Carlos candidates running for election on Tuesday, November 8th to take the Twitter challenge: make their pitch in 140 characters or less.

Here’s what they came up with…listed in alphabetical order. (Variation in character count explained below)


Running for School Board (2 open seats)

Adam Rak


Adam Rak

I’ll bring experience and fresh ideas to the board. We need to deal with capacity & traffic safety issues & bring more technology to classrooms.



Seth Rosenblatt

Seth Rosenblatt (incumbent)

Vote @sarosenblatt 11/8 for SC School Board. Thoughtful, honest, open, passionate, practical.  Proven success & leadership for our schools!





Peter Tzifas

–did not respond





Running for City Council (2 open seats)

Ron Collins

Ron Collins

Ron’s experience as a teacher, business owner and volunteer distinguishes him. He values business growth, strong schools and civic dialog.





Mark Olbert

Mark Olbert

Transparent. Accountable. Effective & efficient. Local government responsive to us, the residents. With your support, we can make it happen.





Randy Royce

Randy Royce (incumbent)

Let’s keep the momentum going.  Vote Randy Royce for San Carlos City Council






Running for City Treasurer: (1 open seat)

Michael Galvin

Michael Galvin, Incumbent:

I believe my financial experience, continual education & commitment that city monies are properly protected, invested & spent qualifies me.




Harold Schuette

Harold Schuette


TIME FOR CHANGE. I Will reduce expenses, increase income. With Voter approval change position to appointed. Pls see my qualifications www.halschuette-treasurer & sample Ballot. Pls vote for me!



Running from San Carlos for Sequoia Union High School District

Carrie Du Bois

Carrie Du Bois

Please vote for me! I’ve been endorsed by  Eshoo, Speier, Simitian and Sequoia Teachers. My community involvement includes 20 years of results for children and youth.





Character Count variation explained: In the email invitation to the candidates, the LSS failed to specify that the 140 characters included spaces. Knowing that candidates are very busy, the LSS decided not to ask for revisions. Also, the LSS refuses to play Twitter police as it’s the spirit of the challenge! Please remember to vote on Tuesday!


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