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Alameda County, CA November 4, 2008 Election
Councilmember; City of Fremont Voter Information

Results as of Nov 25 10:26am, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (96/96)
(351 Total Write-In Votes 0.31%)
Candidates (Vote for 2)
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Robert "Bob" Wieckowski Click here for more information about this candidate 31037 votes 27.27%

  • Occupation: Fremont Councilmember
  • Public Safety
  • Economic Development
  • Transportation
Suzanne "Sue" Chan Click here for more information about this candidate 24571 votes 21.59%
  • Occupation: Fremont Planning Commissioner
  • Vice Chair, Celebrate Fremont
  • Trustee, Washington Hospital Foundation
  • Practice Administrator, Steven D Chan DDS
  • Community College Instructor, Ohlone, Chabot, SJSU
  • Citizen of the Year, Citizens for Better Community
  • Masters of Science, Immunology, California State University, Los Angeles / Bachelors of Science, Microbiology Univeristy of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana
  • Enhancing Public Safety Services
  • Creating a Business Friendly Environment
  • Quality of Life Issues
Vinnie Bacon Click here for more information about this candidate 17794 votes 15.63%
  • Occupation: Technical Support Manager
  • 15 year Fremont resident
  • UC Berkeley Masters degree in City Planning
  • UC Berkeley Masters degree in Transportation Engineering
  • Fremont public school parent
  • 9 years working in high tech industry
  • Leader in local Sierra Club chapter
  • Balanced development that pays its way
  • Diverse local economy
  • Pedestrian-friendly commercial districts
Trisha Tahmasbi Click here for more information about this candidate 16802 votes 14.76%
  • Occupation: Legislative District Director
  • Ohlone Community College Trustee
  • Advisory Board Member - SAVE
  • Member of Fremont Housing Scholarship Board
  • Volunteer - Raquel's Kids (Fremont, CA)
  • Volunteer - Math/Science Nucleus (Fremont, CA)
  • Former Organizer - California Faculty Association
  • Putting Public Safety First
  • Planning for Fremont's Future, Growth and Development with Community Inclusiveness
  • Creating a Thriving Local Economy
Hou Leong Click here for more information about this candidate 5806 votes 5.10%
  • Occupation: Doctor of Optometry
  • U.C. Berkeley graduate
  • Encourage balanced and controlled growth of the City of Fremont
  • Ensure residents' children of attending the school closest to home
  • Enable residents to express their concerns and be the voice to represent them
Larry Dean Montgomery Click here for more information about this candidate 5265 votes 4.63%
  • Occupation: School Construction Inspector
  • Division of the State Architect -Class # 1 Project Inspector
  • Governor's Office of Emergency Services-Disaster Building Inspector
  • CA State General Contractor License
  • CA Plumbing Contractors License
  • CA Insulation and Acoustics License
  • Currently Employed by the Chabot-Las Positas Community College District
  • Balance the city budget
  • City wide wireless internet service, possibly free for all residents
  • Better roads and less train noise
Linda Susoev 4041 votes 3.55%
  • Occupation: Housekeeper
Charles Bartlett Click here for more information about this candidate 3039 votes 2.67%
  • Occupation: Manufacturing Technician
  • Machinist Lead, SCI Inc.
  • Christ Church Parish, ACC, communicant
  • Minutemen, former VP and Media, present
  • Love and Rage Federation, 1997 chapter org
  • Green Party Central Committee 1993
  • Sierra Club Conservation Chair 1991
  • Propery Tax control according to neighborhood, not city staff
  • Eliminate permit fees & city codes regulating development of small owners
  • Suspend Employer business liscenses who hire illegal aliens
Fazlur Khan Click here for more information about this candidate 2588 votes 2.27%
  • Occupation: Realtor
  • Fremont Senior Citizens Commission
  • Director, Board of Director, Fremont Chamber of Commerce
  • Past Secretary, Fremont Rotary,Fremont
  • National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund
  • Natural Resouces Defence Council -Member
  • Sierra Club- Member
Alan Stirling 2538 votes 2.23%
  • Occupation: Litigation Paralegal/Ironworker

Basic candidate data supplied by the applicable elections official. Order of candidates is random and changes daily.
  Candidates Answer Questions

The League of Women Voters of Fremont, Newark, Union City has asked all candidates for this office to respond to 1 questions on Affordable Housing.


Rebroadcast of televised Candidate Forum

  • Every Thursday at 7am and 10:30pm, Fridays at 4:30pm on Channel 29 Fremont, Channel 27 Newark.
General Links

City of Fremont, LWVFNUC and AAUW will sponsor a candidate forum for Mayor/Council. Mon., Sept.22, 2008. Mayor 7 pm, Council 8 pm, Fremont City Council Chambers, 3300 Capitol Avenue.
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