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Santa Clara County, CA November 4, 2008 Election
Council Member; City of Santa Clara; Seat 3 Voter Information

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Results as of Nov 25 11:10am, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (54/54)
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Will Kennedy Click here for more information about this candidate 17,941 votes 57.88%

  • Occupation: Santa Clara Councilmember/Attorney
  • Santa Clara Bicycle Committee, Chair
  • Santa Clara Audit Committee, Chair
  • Founder, Lawyers in the Library
  • J.D. University of Minnesota 1988
  • B.A. Carleton College, Northfield, MN 1985
  • Santa Clara Leadership Course, 2001
  • Re-establishment of downtown
  • Rebuilding the city's emergency reserve
  • Open, fair and ethical government
Mary Emerson Click here for more information about this candidate 8,603 votes 27.75%
  • Occupation: Business Operations Manager
  • MA Mathematics, UC Berkeley
  • MS Operations Research, UC Berkeley
  • Fiscal accountability
  • Open government and community involvement
  • Green initiatives
Mario Bouza Click here for more information about this candidate 4,453 votes 14.37%
  • Occupation: Businessman
  • Owned my own business in Santa Clara since 1975
  • Married with 4 children and 1 granddaughter
  • Against building a stadium for the SF 49ers
  • Limiting high density housing within Santa Clara
  • Economic Development & Job Growth

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