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Santa Clara County, CA November 4, 2008 Election
Council Member; City of Santa Clara; Seat 7 Voter Information

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Results as of Nov 25 11:10am, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (54/54)
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Jamie McLeod Click here for more information about this candidate 18,278 votes 59.53%

  • Occupation: Councilwoman/Environmental Planner
  • MRP - City & Regional Planning, and B.S. - Civil Engineering
  • Experience in local government, nonprofit management, organizational development, and community building
  • Worked with diverse communities on economic development, affordable housing, healthcare and education issues
  • Involved in Santa Clara County Water Resources Protection Collaborative
  • Volunteer mediator and coach for Santa Clara County Dispute Resolution Program
  • Santa Clara homeowner and community organizer
  • Maintain core services - public safety, libraries, and community centers
  • Open and accountable government
  • Safeguard Santa Clara's natural and historic resources
Chuck Blair Click here for more information about this candidate 8,283 votes 26.98%
  • Occupation: Santa Clara Businessperson
  • Former Small Business Owner
  • Varsity Baseball Coach Santa Clara High School
  • President Santa Clara Pony Baseball
  • 4th Generation Santa Claran
  • Economic Development
  • Strengthen the best Core services in the State
  • Open Goverment ( with fellow Santa Clarans)
Ciaran Gerard O'Donnell, Ph.D Click here for more information about this candidate 4,141 votes 13.49%
  • Occupation: Software Engineer
  • Innovative high tech engineer with six patents
  • IEEE senior member, advocate of nuclear energy
  • Bachelor of Mathematics, Ph.D in computer science
  • Consulted for Intel, Alcatel, France Telecom, NCR
  • Father of two teenage boys
  • Trilingual in English, French, and Spanish
  • Protect the environment and public safety and morality
  • Develop Silicon Valley Power and the International Swim Center
  • Bring good jobs in town by a common sense pro business policy

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