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Santa Clara County, CA November 5, 2002 Election
Council Member; City of Santa Clara; Seat 2 Voter Information

4 Year Term.

Results as of Nov 20 3:06pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (57/57)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Dominic Caserta 8,700 votes 49.8%

  • Occupation: Santa Clara Educator
  • Government Teacher, Santa Clara high School
  • Santa Clara Historical Landmarks Commissioner
  • Santa Clara Citizen's Police Academy Graduate
  • United Teachers of Santa Clara, Rep.
  • Harris-Lass Museum, HLC Liaison
  • 5th Generation Santa Claran
  • Improve Our Quality of Life - Clean and Safe Streets and Parks, maintain low utility rates, and retain our annual "Clean-up Week"
  • Improve Public Education, creating neighborhood homework centers, improving access to childcare and implementing a safe schools campus initiative.
  • make home ownership more affordable for working families so people who work here can afford to live here.
Mike Rodriguez 4,293 votes 24.6%
  • Occupation: Legislative Analyst/Planning Commissioner
  • Masters in Public Administration (MPA)
  • Bachelors of Science in Business Administration; Minor in Economics
  • Santa Clara Planning Commissioner (6 Years) - Chairperson 2000-01
  • CALTRAIN Citizens Advisory Committee (4 Years) - Current Chairperson
  • VTA Citizens Working Group -- BART to Santa Clara (2 Years)
  • K-12 School Volunteer
  • New and Affordable Housing: As a Planning Commissioner, I have supported the building of nearly 5000 new and affordable homes.
  • Public Safety and Quality of Life Issues: I will support our Police & Fire Departments as well as other important community and city services.
  • Public Transportation and Low Utility Rates: I am working on expanding CALTRAIN & BART Services to Santa Clara. I will keep utility rates low.
Frederick J. Clegg 2,471 votes 14.1%
(This candidate has not responded to Smart Voter)
  • Occupation: Santa Clara Businessman
Nam Nguyen 2,019 votes 11.5%
  • Occupation: Software Engineer
  • B.S. In Management & Entrepreneurship & A loving, supportive, and devoted husband & father
  • Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) under FEMA & CITIZENCORP
  • Elected as Student Senate in college
  • Creator Of The United Asian TV Talk Show
  • A Vietnamese Translator for the Catholic Family Center
  • Voter Poll Worker & Get people to register to vote
  • Housing & Rental - Create more affordable housing & rental control
  • Education & Technology - Obtain more resources for our public schools and ensure that our classrooms are equipped with the latest technology
  • Public Safety & Strong Neighborhoods - Create a safe places where we can live and raise our families

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