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Santa Clara County, CA November 2, 2010 Election
Council Member; City of Saratoga Voter Information

4 Year Term.

Results as of Nov 23 2:45pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (31/31)
Candidates (Vote for 3)
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Chuck Page Click here for more information about this candidate 6,167 votes 21.60%

  • Occupation: Incumbent
  • BS Mathematics
  • BS Business Administration
  • 30+ years of business experience
  • High Tech: programmer, systems engineer, sales management, executive management
  • Board of Directors: VTA, West Valley Sanitation, WV Solid Waste JPA,
  • Member, League of California Cities state Environmental Quality Policy Committee
  • Engage citizens pro-actively, to ensure public input on issues
  • Ensure that policies are set that control spending & preserve Saratoga's quality of life
  • Implement Citizen Economic Development Committee to determine best way to revitalize village
Jill Hunter Click here for more information about this candidate 5,169 votes 18.10%
  • Occupation: Incumbent
  • former school board member
  • former planning commissioner
  • current council member
  • Vice Mayor 2010
  • 20 years experience on boards and commissions
  • Maintaining fiscal responsibility in these tough times.
  • Emphasis on the protection of Saratoga's neighborhoods, hills and trees.
  • Continue support for the revitalization of the Village.
Emily Lo Click here for more information about this candidate 4,889 votes 17.12%
  • Occupation: Business Owner
  • Promotional Products
  • To enhance business vitality and preserve Saratoga's open, safe, clean, green environment
  • Exercise strong oversight on our City's budget, leverage cost-effective models to uphold quality of City's services.
  • To build a community.
Yan Zhao Click here for more information about this candidate 4,740 votes 16.60%
  • Occupation: Engineer/Planning Commissioner
  • Member, Saratoga Planning Commission (2006-present), Chair (2009-2010)
  • Commissioner, Santa Clara County Commission on the Status Women
  • Board Member, Silicon Valley Science and Technology Association
  • Hakone Gardens Lunar New Year Celebration Committee
  • M.S., Electrical Engineering, Santa Clara University
  • B.S., Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, UC Berkeley
  • Preserve Saratoga's unique semi-rural character and maintain neighborhood integrity
  • Promote vibrant local commercial centers
  • Ensure fiscal responsibility
Pragati Grover Click here for more information about this candidate 4,219 votes 14.77%
  • Occupation: School Board Member
  • MS Mass Communications, San Jose State University
  • Saratoga Library Commissioner
  • Member Saratoga Senior Center Task Force
  • AYSO Board Member
  • SUSD Parent Volunteer of Year Award 2006
  • Managing fiscal resources responsibly
  • Improving city services for ALL Saratogans
  • Revitalization of our local commercial districts
Nancy Kirk Click here for more information about this candidate 3,372 votes 11.81%
  • Occupation: Community Volunteer
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Texas, Austin
  • 29 years law enforcement: 20 years US District Court, as Probation Officer Specialist; 9 years County Probation. FBI commendation.
  • 35-year resident of Saratoga
  • Saratoga Traffic Commission, Chair
  • Saratoga Foothill Club Board Member
  • Saratoga Sister City (Muko, Japan) member; Taiko group drummer. Saratoga Rotary Art Show Volunteer
  • Promote safety, quality of life, and protect home values
  • Streamlining the permit and appeal process
  • Enhance village appeal, such as by promoting a farmer's market on a week night

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