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Santa Clara County, CA November 4, 2008 Election
Council Member; City of San Jose; Council District 8 Voter Information

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Results as of Nov 25 11:10am, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (68/68)
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Rose Herrera Click here for more information about this candidate 17,383 votes 51.88%

  • Occupation: Businesswoman
  • Founder and former CEO of Cinnamon Software
  • Founder Involved Evergreen Community Group
  • Santa Clara University Graduate, B.S. and M.A.
  • 30-year Evergreen Resident
  • Air Force Veteran
  • Volunteer at Sunrise Retirement Community
  • Maintain fully-staffed and equipped police and fire departments with staff, training and equipment to ensure neighborhood safety
  • Reduce traffic congestion and relieve the Hwy 101/Capitol Expressway/Yerba Buena gridlock
  • Attract and retain good companies and quality jobs
Pat Waite Click here for more information about this candidate 16,125 votes 48.12%
  • Occupation: Community Volunteer
  • Former Vice President of Finance, Seagate Technology
  • M.B.A., Atkinson Graduate School of Management, Willamette University, Highest Honors
  • B.S. Economics, Northern Illinois University, Magna cum laude
  • President, Archbishop Mitty High School Board of Regents
  • Chairman, Atkinson Advisory Board, Willamette University
  • 20+ years finance experience in Silicon Valley high tech companies
  • Fix the city budget by focusing government on things that matter to citizens.
  • Find solutions for District 8's traffic issues before allowing further development.
  • Use a quality of life filter to make decisions.

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