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The People’s Demonstrated Rep


Joan Hartmann, candidate for Santa Barbara County 3rd District Supervisor, has already demonstrated her ability to represent the people’s best interests in our neighborhoods and communities. As county planning commissioner and chair, she has dealt with the complexities of protecting our health, safety and well-being.

Joan knows this very diverse district. It covers the coast from Guadalupe, Tanglewood, Casmalia, and VAFB to Isla Vista. It encompasses the Santa Ynez River basin and flood zones from Lake Cachuma to the Pacific Ocean. It includes Vandenberg Village, Mesa Oaks, Mission Hills, Buellton, Solvang, Santa Ynez, Ballard, Los Olivos, and Los Alamos. Gaviota, UCSB, and part of Goleta are also included.

Joan understands the urgent county issues: dependable water supply/conservation, the need for better paying jobs, long-term viable agriculture, safe and adequate infrastructure and sustainable energy. She has worked to keep county government on a sound economic path and be accountable. She hears residents who want to live in planned communities and maintain the character of their neighborhoods . She understands that the rural nature of the 3rd District is an asset that enhances its economic vitality.

Joan is a person of great integrity who has the knowledge, the experience, and the desire to serve the people of our district. She analyzes and clearly explains the pros and cons of complicated and difficult matters. This benefits the public and aids in better decision making . She does her homework. Hartmann is uniquely qualified; her strong background notably contributes to her insight and know-how.

Vote Joan Hartmann for Supervisor! We need her talents and leadership working for the residents of Santa Barbara County’s 3rd District.

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