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Santa Clara County, CA November 7, 2006 Election
Council Member, 3; City of San Jose; Council District 3 Voter Information

4 Year Term.

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Results as of Dec 4 1:58pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (32/32)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Sam T. Liccardo Click here for more information about this candidate 7,883 votes 61.3%

  • 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 4,977 votes 38.7%
  • 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

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  Candidates Answer Questions

The League of Women Voters of San Jose/Santa Clara in partnership with the San Jose Mercury News has asked all candidates for this office to respond to 4 questions on Growth, Mayor vs. Manager, Public Safety, and City Finances.

Official Information

City of San Jose

City Clerk Election Page

San Jose Map of City Council Districts
Campaign Finance Data

Candidate Campaign Disclosure Filings


October 18th - 7:30 pm

Sponsor: CCA Neighborhood Association
Location: Horace Mann School, 55 N 7th St, San Jose

October 19th - 6:30 to 8 pm

Sponsors: People Acting in Ccommunity Together (PACT)
Location: First Unitarian Church, 160 N 3rd St, San Jose
News and Analysis

San Jose Mercury News
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