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Santa Clara County, CA November 5, 2002 Election
Member; California State Assembly; District 23 Voter Information

Results as of Nov 14 11:14am, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (224/224)
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Manny Diaz 41,753 votes 81.6%

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Incumbent
  • San Jose City Council, 6 years
  • San Jose Planning Commissioner, 7 years
  • Engineer
  • Housing Development Manager
  • Improving educational opportunities for youth and adults
  • Enhancing security and safety measures to deal with terrorism
  • Creating opportunities for the workforce of the "new economy"
Warner S. Bloomberg, III 9,448 votes 18.4%
  • Party: Green
  • Occupation: Attorney
  • BA 1976 University of Chicago -- The College
  • JD 1979 Santa Clara University School of Law
  • Nonprofit Management Certificate 2001 San Jose State University / CompassPoint Nonprofit Services
  • 1994-1999 Board Member/Officer of United Neighborhoods of Santa Clara County
  • December 1999-May 2000 UNSCC Interim Executive Director
  • 1990-2002 Neighborhood activist--Jackson-Taylor Neighborhood Association/Japantown Neighborhood Association
  • Redistricting by nonpartisan commissions to create politically competitive districts
  • Housing security for renters by requiring "just cause" for evictions
  • More support for renewable energy sources and keep power plants away from residential neighborhoods

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