2005 Elections
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Carol A. Bruce

Candidate for Herndon Town Council

Age: 58

Residence: Downtown Heritage Preservation District.

Education: BA, English literature, American University.

Occupation: Owner, Carol Bruce Communications.

Elected offices/civic activities: Member, Herndon Town Council, 1988-94 and 1996-present; vice mayor, 2000-04; mayor, January-June 2002; president, Herndon Historical Society; founding member and co-chair, Herndon Homes Tour Committee; vice president, Friends of Runnymede Park; member and former vice president, Council for the Arts of Herndon; former member, Herndon Festival Executive Steering Committee; member, Herndon Community Television; member, Sister Cities; member, Herndon-Dulles Chamber of Commerce.

What do you think is the most urgent problem facing your jurisdiction? "Overcrowding and the associated problems excessive numbers of vehicles, poor property maintenance, health and safety issues, etc. constitute the single most serious problem the town faces. We have increased and cross-trained staff, strengthened our ordinances, increased the penalties for overcrowding violations, and taken those who violate ordinances to court. We must continue to work for even tougher penalties for those who violate our laws."

Why should voters elect you? "My campaign slogan says it: 'Experience (on council and as mayor). Commitment (to working hard). A record of service (as volunteer and elected official).' "

Web site: None given.

E-mail address: carolbrcom@aol.com

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