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    Linda Budge

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    Donald Childs

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    Derald W. Langwell

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Why are you running for this office?

Age 71
Birthplace (city) Fort Worth, Texas
Residence (city) Rancho Cordova, CA
Campaign address 3451 Corvina Drive
Campaign telephone (916) 425-9448
Campaign email lnbg@comcast.net
Education Studied at University of Georgia, CSU Sacramento, UC Davis and Los Rios Community Colleges; certificate, corporate community relations, Boston College; Harvard Kennedy School senior executives in state and local government, 2011.
Experience Member and 4-time mayor, Rancho Cordova City Council, 2002-present; Sac. County Fire Protection District, 2 years; Sac. County Subdivision Review Committee, 1985-2003; Cordova Recreation and Park District, 1978-90.
To continue to grow our 60,000-job-strong regional employment center, support our students and families, maintain our excellent public safety, enhance our 15 years of balanced budgets, provide regional leadership, and always focus on having fun!
Age 49
Birthplace (city) La Mesa
Residence (city) Rancho Cordova
Campaign address 2601 Barbera Way
Campaign telephone (916) 207-2659
Campaign email donald.childs@gmail.com
Education Cordova High graduate; attended American River College, Cosumnes River College, UC Davis Extension in business administration/management information systems.
Experience McKesson Corporation, 1995-present; 1999-2002: Rancho Cordova Incorporation Committee Committee Member. Developed website, forums, and newsletter serving 10,000 subscribers and donors. Developed and managed contributor and mailing database.
RV parking rights, planning commission reactivation, code enforcement equity and transparency, rental inspection program review/"2+1" rule fire safety, tenants/rental housing commission, study of police dept. creation, increase of sworn officers.
Age 41
Birthplace (city) Sacramento
Residence (city) Rancho Cordova
Campaign address Rancho Cordova
Education Bachelor's degree, computer science, CSU Chico.
Experience Owner, Business Computer Services of Sacramento; member, Rancho Cordova City Council, 2017-present; member, Rancho Cordova Chamber of Commerce, 5 years; resident of Rancho Cordova, 12 years; Little League and soccer coach.
I’m running to continue building a city where our children have a thriving community with great schools, safe neighborhoods, and the opportunity to thrive. As a father and businessman, I have a unique perspective on how to accomplish this.
Age 70
Birthplace (city) Seminole, Oklahoma
Residence (city) Rancho Cordova
Campaign telephone (916) 852-7352
Education Associate's degree, electronic communication technology, American River Junior College, 1974.
Experience U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, 1997-2007; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 1995-97; Sacramento Army Depot, 1984-95,
I believe I can provide a different perspective on the council. I want Rancho Cordova to grow in a responsible and reasonable manner. I hope to make sure that the older portions of Rancho Cordova are not forgotten as new areas are built.