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

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Results as of Nov 25 11:10am, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (25/25)
Candidates (Vote for 2)
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Howard Miller Click here for more information about this candidate 8,029 votes 31.08%

  • Occupation: Engineering Manager
  • MS Stanford
  • BS Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
  • Apple Inc: Engineer Manager, Department Manager
  • Hewlett-Packard: Engineering Manager
  • AYSO Commissioner; Voted Best Managed League in America 2004, volunteer of the year 2006
  • City Commendation for Boys Scout run e-waste program
  • Steadfast Fiscal Approach in Uncertian Times
  • Responsible Development and Responsible Preservation
  • Fair, Equal and open for ALL Saratogans
Susie V. Nagpal Click here for more information about this candidate 7,247 votes 28.05%
  • Occupation: Environmental Engineer/Consultant
  • Chair, Saratoga Planning Commission, 2005-2006
  • Saratoga Planning Commission, 2003-Present
  • Housing Element Commitee, Village Economic Development Committee
  • BS Engineering, MS Environmental Management
  • Certified Environmental Professional (CEP), Registered Environmental Manager (REM)
  • Certified Environmental Auditor (CEA), Certified Environmental Trainer (CET)
  • Preserve the unique character of our City and neighborhoods.
  • Promote vibrant local commercial districts.
  • Improve City service for ALL Saratogans
Aileen Kao Click here for more information about this candidate 5,954 votes 23.05%
  • Occupation: Incumbent
  • Master's Degree in Medicinal Chemistry
  • Elected to Saratoga City Council in 2004 - 2008; elected to Saratoga Union School District Board, 1998 - 2002
  • Software engineer and program manager at Kodak, BASF, Bell Atlantic, Cisco, and start-up companies
  • Married 31 years, husband in hi-tech industry, son graduated from college and works at Internet company
  • Assistant scout master for Boy Scout Troop 488; Saratog Music Boosters board member
  • Saratoga Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) member; life time member of Friends of Saratoga Libraries; member of SASCC ; VP of OCAW (2004)
  • Protect neighborhood interests and improve business climate
  • Maintain a fiscally responsible City budget and enhance City operational efficiency
  • Promote sustainable environment and build a strong sense of one community
Emily Lo Click here for more information about this candidate 4,605 votes 17.82%
  • Occupation: Business Owner
  • Bachelor of Social Sciences, University of Hong Kong
  • Certified Advertising Specialist, Promotional Products Association International
  • To preserve the natural beauty and uphold safety in Saratoga.
  • To revitalize business, especially in downtown Saratoga.
  • To build community spirit and involvement.

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City of Saratoga

Saratoga Candidates Forum
September 24, 7:00 pm, Council Candidates,
8:15 pm, 24th Assembly District,
Saratoga Foothill Clubhouse,
20399 Park Place, Saratoga
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