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Councilmember Running for Mayor

David Haubert is announcing his mayoral candidacy today.

DUBLIN, Ca: Councilmember David Haubert. Photo provided by David Haubert
DUBLIN, Ca: Councilmember David Haubert. Photo provided by David Haubert
Submitted by David Haubert—

Today Dublin City Councilman David Haubert announced in a letter to friends and constituents his intention to run for Dublin Mayor in 2014.

Haubert was elected to the Dublin City Council in November 2012 after serving 10 consecutive years on the Dublin School Board of Trustees. He is the longest continuously serving elected official in Dublin dating back to November 2002 when 
he was elected to the School Board. Dublin’s current Mayor, Tim Sbranti, is termed out in 2014.
 
“I’m excited for the opportunity to continue to serve the residents of Dublin as Mayor,” said Haubert. “I promise to work hard to accelerate Dublin’s economic development and strengthen our tax base, to enhance community services for all Dublin residents and to maintain our safe quality of life.

“During my first term as Dublin City Councilmember I’ve worked diligently to strengthen ties within our community. I want to hear even more from residents, so over the next several months, I’ll be holding a series of 25 neighborhood meetings, hosted by Dublin residents from every  neighborhood. I want to hear firsthand what people feel is working really well and what can be even better. I have also strived to build ties with neighboring communities. I’m proud that my campaign is endorsed by the Mayors of Danville, Pleasanton and San Ramon."

Below is a partial list of people who endorse David Haubert for Dublin Mayor:

LOCAL
  • Sean Kenney – President, Dublin Unified School Board of Trustees
  • Greg Tomlinson – Member, Dublin Unified School Board of Trustees
  • Dan Cunningham – Member, Dublin Unified School Board of Trustees
  • Arun Goel – City of Dublin Planning Commissioner
  • Pat Howard – Dublin San Ramon Services District
  • Ed Duarte – Dublin San Ramon Services District
  • Alan Brown – Former Dublin Planning Commissioner, current Health and Human Services Commissioner
  • Valerie Barnes – Former Dublin City Councilmember
  • Beth Howard – Former Dublin City Councilmember
REGIONAL
  • Nate Miley – Alameda County Board of Supervisors
  • Bill Clarkson – Mayor, San Ramon
  • Jerry Thorne – Mayor, Pleasanton
  • Robert Storer – Mayor, Danville
  • Pete Constant – City Councilmember, San Jose
* Titles included for identification purposes only and do not imply support from the 
organization named.
Jerry T. Thorne February 12, 2014 at 12:58 PM
I am really looking forward to working with David as the Mayor of Dublin. He will be a great addition to our Tri-Valley Mayors and our efforts to make sure the Tri-Valley receives the attention it deserves at the State and Federal level.
Alan Brown February 13, 2014 at 10:57 AM
I believe David is the right choice for Mayor of Dublin at this time. His actions speak for him when he says he wants to be in touch with the residents of Dublin. He will be a People's Mayor! I recommend you consider David for your Mayor.
Blaine Mathieu February 13, 2014 at 09:30 PM
I have known David since both his and my kids started school in Dublin. Sometimes the word "politician" has a bad connotation these days. But David brings respectability and honor to the title. I have and will continue to support David in his endeavors to help Dublin. Dublin could not do better. Blaine Mathieu CEO, Selectica Inc.
Denise Holt February 14, 2014 at 01:46 PM
Congratulations on your announcement, David! I'm so excited for you. I have such love and respect for you and your beautiful family. I've known you through years on School Board and City Council, and although I am no longer a Dublin resident, I still feel like that community is my home. Dublin is a very special, close knit community of amazing people, and I know your leadership will be highly regarded and valued among the residents. You have shown on City Council that you care what the community thinks, and you always listen and respond with the people's best interest in mind - always with a mix of analytical wisdom and genuine care. Dublin has a bright future with you as mayor.

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