Gonzalez, Matt

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Portrait of Matt Gonzalez (click to view image source)
Matt Gonzalez
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Name
Gonzalez, Matt Gender: M
born on 4 June 1965 at 12:16 (= 12:16 PM )
Place McAllen, Texas, 26n12, 98w14
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Taglilatelo
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 13°54' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 20°54 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 10°58'



Biography

American politician; Green party candidate, Matt Gonzalez had a chance of becoming the first Green Party mayor of a major US city, but lost the election to his opponent in a closely watched election run-off held on December 9, 2003. Gonzales ran against the favored candidate Gavin Newsom, a Democrat who is heir to the term-limited incumbent Willie Brown. A former public defender, Gonzalez once played bass in a punk rock band. Elected to the city’s board of supervisors on December 12, 2000 during the dotcom boom, he left the Democratic Party when he became disillusioned with the party’s campaign tactics. He helped lead the charge against upscale real estate development but yet has managed to coax campaign contributions from two of the city’s largest developers. In his mayoral race, he has raised $300,000, an amount that pales by comparison to his opponent’s $3 million. The candidate doesn’t own a car and wants to make San Francisco "a laboratory for what government will look like under Green leadership." Gonzalez graduated from Columbia University in 1987, and, in 1990, he received his J.D. from Stanford Law School. He then worked as a trial lawyer in the public defender’s office for ten years. In 1999, he waged an unsuccessful bid for election to District Attorney.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

  • Work : New Career 1990 (with J.D. from Stanford, entered law)
  • Work : Lose social status 1999 (lost election for District Attorney's position)
  • Work : New Career 12 December 2000 at 12:00 noon in San Francisco, CA (elected to city's Board of Supervisors)
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  • Work : Lose social status 9 December 2003 (lost election to mayor of San Francisco)
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Source Notes

from Jack Fertig: Matt Gonzalez told me "uhh... middle of the day, around 12... I think 12:16"

Categories

  • Traits : Personality : Principled strongly (Green Party candidate/doesn't own car)
  • Vocation : Law : Attorney (began career as trial lawyer in public defender's office)
  • Vocation : Politics : Activist/ political (member of Green Party)
  • Vocation : Politics : Candidate and lost (lost elections in 1999 and 2003)
  • Vocation : Politics : Party Affiliation (Green Party)
  • Vocation : Politics : Public office (onSan Francisco's Board of Supervisors; bid for mayor 2003)

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