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Steven Lee: Proudly progressive

Original post made on Oct 2, 2020

Palo Alto City Council candidate Steven Lee likes to push for reform, even if that means ruffling a few feathers at City Hall.

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Posted by Angie Evans
a resident of Crescent Park
on Oct 2, 2020 at 9:32 am

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As I said at PTC this week, the bay area prides itself on being a progressive hub but our local elected bodies don't often exemplify that political philosophy. I'm glad Steven Lee jumped in to be that voice!


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Posted by Mary N.
a resident of Downtown North
on Oct 2, 2020 at 9:36 am

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I so appreciate Steven's voice in the community. He has progressive values and puts forth practical solutions, often that have already been tested in other communities.


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Posted by Patti
a resident of Palo Verde
on Oct 2, 2020 at 9:49 am

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Steven Lee is a hard working, smart, kind , person. As a Palo Alto Human Relations Commissioner, he asked tough questions that the community needed answers to. He was always there to listen and cooperate. As a fellow Commissioner, I found his energy and compassion for all community members inspirational.


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Posted by Jill Asher
a resident of Crescent Park
on Oct 2, 2020 at 12:44 pm

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I am incredibly grateful for Steven's forward-thinking and passion to advocate for and support EVERYONE living in our community. As a Human Relations Commissioner, he actually listened to the community by inviting us to the meetings -- and took action. He is respectful, smart, and knows how to push the envelope to actually get things done in our city. What most impresses me about Steven is that he cares about those whose voices are typically not heard in our city -- especially from the disabled and disadvantaged residents. His voice and passion are needed on the council and I hope my neighbors and fellow Palo Altan's will vote for him. Keep up the good work, Steven.


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Posted by Ardan Michael Blum
a resident of Downtown North
on Oct 2, 2020 at 8:48 pm

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Defunding our police would not seem to be a monumental mistake to the candidate. Voting for him would be!


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Posted by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows
a resident of Adobe-Meadow
on Oct 4, 2020 at 6:10 pm

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What does "being a progressive" mean in this day and age? The D party of today looks nothing like the D party 10 years ago. Or five years ago. Does being progressive mean embracing the BLM organization? We already know from FB - their page - what that means. I do not know what a progressive is in this time period. A Bernie want-a be? I know that is a dog whistle to those who know but somehow all of the stories are getting mixed up.


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