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Santa Clara County, CA June 6, 2006 Election
Council Member, 3; City of San Jose; Council District 3 Voter Information

4 Year Term.

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Results as of June 26 11:47am, 100.00%% of Precincts Reporting (32/32)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Sam T. Liccardo Click here for more information about this candidate 3,616 votes 43.00%

  • Occupation: Prosecutor, Child Advocate
  • Deputy District Attorney, Sexual Assault & Child Exploitation Units
  • Board Member and volunteer tutor, EHC Lifebuilders (formerly Emergency Housing Consortium)
  • Board member, Giovanni Center & Jeanne D'Arc Manor senior affordable housing developments
  • J.D., Harvard Law School; M.P.P. (Public Policy) Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government
  • B.A., Government (Economics minor), Georgetown University, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa
  • Bellarmine graduate, and Fourth-Generation downtown San Jose resident
  • Creation of a "Walkable" Downtown and Surrounding Neighborhoods
  • Attacking the Structural Deficit in the General Fund With Sound Planning and Budget Priorities that Reflect a Long-Term View
  • Empowering Neighborhoods and Restoring City Services, including Police, Fire, Parks, Community Centers, and Libraries
Manny J. Diaz Click here for more information about this candidate 3,022 votes 35.94%
  • Occupation: Engineer/Small Businessperson
  • California State Assemblymember 2000-2004
  • San Jose City Councilmember 1994-2000
  • San Jose Planning Commissioner 1986-1993
  • Co-Founder of a non-profit, SHPE, dedicated towards the advancement of young people pursuing science and engineering careers
  • Engineer, 17 years
  • First in family to graduate college (San Francisco State, BS. Engineering)
  • Improve neighborhood services, health and safety
  • Increasing access to affordable healthcare for downtown residents
  • Improving Schools/Youth Activities/Small Business
Joel Wyrick 742 votes 8.82%
  • Occupation: Nonprofit Pres/CEO
Jose Posadas (withdrawn) 315 votes 3.75%
  • Occupation: Emergency Services Specialist
Bill Chew Click here for more information about this candidate 247 votes 2.94%
  • Occupation: Political Scientist, TV Producer, Fitness Advocate
  • BA, Political Science, CA State University, Long Beach, 1974
  • 1974-1984, Product Development Manager, Centaur Mfg, Inc. Milpitas, CA
  • 1985-Present, Owner/Developer of FitCity Health Club
  • 1996-Present, Owner/Producer, NeighborNet New Media Productions, San Jose, CA
  • Represent the citizens of District 3, not the special interests
  • Promote health and wellness for the residence of District 3 and everyone who works at city hall
  • Fight corruption, beginning with campaign finance reform
Dennis Joseph Kyne, Jr Click here for more information about this candidate 205 votes 2.44%
  • Occupation: Journalist
  • B.A.. Political Science, cum laude San Jose State University
  • United States Army 1987-2003
  • Disabled Combat Veteran
  • Volunteer for San Jose's Dare to Dream Program
  • National Speaker on the health effects of depleted uranium use
  • Volunteer for Eddie Gale's Music in Our Schools
  • Staff and fund public services such as the fire department to keep up with the rapid growth.
  • Promote civic responsibility and peace to our youth in the communities.
  • Control the environmental damages brought on by the overwhelming speed of development.
Candy Russell Click here for more information about this candidate 134 votes 1.59%
  • Occupation: student SJSU
  • I'm here for the general public, not just certain sectors or age groups
  • I'm a 2nd generation lifelong Reader's Digest reader
  • We need more buses running longer hours
  • repair/replace burned out street lights and traffic signals
  • take in commercial advertising to raise funds for programs and amenities
  • Put a mailbox outside City hall so we won't have to wait 3 days before we're near a mailbox to mail letters
Andrew Abraham Diaz 128 votes 1.52%

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