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Santa Clara County, CA June 8, 2010 Election
Member, Democratic Party County Central Committee; County of Santa Clara; State Assembly District 23 Voter Information

2 Year Term.

This contest will only appear on Democratic party ballots.

Results as of Jun 23 2:21pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (216/216)
Candidates (Vote for 6)
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Omar Torres Click here for more information about this candidate 13,196 votes 15.91%

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Community Organizer
  • Chair, Latino Caucus of California Young Democrats
  • Executive Boardmember, California Democratic Party
  • former Parlimentarian, CA Young Democrats
  • former Political Director, Silicon Valley Young Democrats
  • Member, Siicon Valley Latino Democratic Forum
  • former President, Guadalupe/Washington Neighborhood Assoc.
  • Increase involvment/representation of youth/minorities by registering us to vote
  • Register and educate voters about our Democratic Party (especially Decline-to-state voters)
  • Education and Healthcare for all
Javier Gonzalez 11,150 votes 13.44%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Incumbent
Claudia Shope Click here for more information about this candidate 11,003 votes 13.26%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Incumbent
  • Community Consultant
  • Oppose anti-choice candidates and legislation in order to protect a woman's right to choose
  • Support pro-worker candidates to promote better living conditions for all working people
  • Work to protect a safe and clean environment
David Parker Click here for more information about this candidate 10,524 votes 12.69%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Incumbent
  • President, Silicon Valley LGBT Democratic Club
  • Member, National Stonewall Democrats
  • Member, Young Democrats of Silicon Valley
  • Commissioner, San Jose Human Rights Commission (ID Purpose only)
  • Former Member, Sunshine Ordinance Task Force, City and County of San Francisco
  • Member, California State Democratic Committee
  • Support and Endorse Progressive Responsible Candidates
  • Education and Opportunity Access for Students, Seniors, LGBT and Minority Communities
  • Improve voter registration and outreach to under-represented Communities
Carol Garvey 10,437 votes 12.58%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Community Volunteer
Tom Cochran 10,191 votes 12.29%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Incumbent
Andres Quintero Click here for more information about this candidate 8,352 votes 10.07%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Policy Aide
  • Elected - Democratic State Central Committee Delegate
  • President - East San Jose Democrats
  • Airport Commissioner - City of San Jose
  • Graduate- Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute
  • BA - Political Science
  • Master of Public Administration (MPA) - Candidate
  • Expand Democratic Voter Registration throughout AD23
  • Expand Democratic Club Growth
  • Grow a stronger Democratic activist base in AD23
James Kim 8,097 votes 9.76%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Small Business Owner

Basic candidate data supplied by the applicable elections official. Order of candidates is random and changes daily.
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The Leagues of Women Voters of Santa Clara County has asked all candidates for this office to respond to 3 questions on Voter Registration, Party Work, and Party Membership.

Official Information

Santa Clara Co. Central Committee
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