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Santa Clara County, CA June 5, 2012 Election
Council Member; City of San Jose; Council District 8 Voter Information

4 Year Term.

Results as of Jul 3 3:58pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (47/47)

Runoff Election 11/06/2012

Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Rose Herrera Click here for more information about this candidate 7,242 votes 47.87%

    Official Ballot Statement

  • Occupation: San Jose City Councilmember District 8
  • Founder and former CEO of Cinnamon Software
  • Founder Involved Evergreen Community Group
  • Santa Clara University Graduate, B.S. and M.A.
  • 30-year Evergreen Resident
  • Air Force Veteran
  • Volunteer at Sunrise Retirement Community
  • Restore city services and jobs, repair our roads, and provide innovative solutions to fund public safety.
  • Provide more resources for neighborhood services including increased library hours and funding for sports fields and park playgrounds.
  • Create more opportunities for small businesses to grow, creating jobs and more neighborhood-serving retail.
Jimmy Nguyen Click here for more information about this candidate 4,278 votes 28.27%

    Official Ballot Statement

  • Occupation: Attorney/Mediator
  • San Jose/Evergreen College $500 million Oversight Committee Member
  • Volunteer, Lawyers in the Library
  • Red Cross Blood Donor
  • Volunteer Instructor for Catholic Charities U.S. Citizenship class for those desiring U.S. Citizenship
  • Legally Sound Pension Reform
  • Capping City of San Jose Executive Salaries
  • Opposing New Taxes Unless The City is More Responsible With Taxpayer Funds
Patricia Martinez-Roach Click here for more information about this candidate 3,610 votes 23.86%

    Official Ballot Statement

  • Occupation: Teacher/School Trustee
  • Elementary School Teacher, 38 years
  • MA ED/AD Higher Education- BA Art; Minor Political Science ,San Jose State
  • East Side Union High School District 1994-2006: 2008-present
  • Metropolitan Adult Education/ROP/CCOC Board, 1997-99
  • Alum Rock Union Elementary Schoo District 1983-92
  • Commissioner, City of San Jose 1985-92
  • Community Involvement
  • Traffic Solutions
  • Well Planned Growth

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  Candidates Answer Questions

The League of Women Voters of San Jose/Santa Clara has asked all candidates for this office to respond to 3 questions on Experience, Important Concerns, and Balancing Interests.

Official Information

City of San Jose

Campaign Finance Data

City of San Jose-Public Portal for Campaign Finance Disclosure and Lobbyist Filings

Candidates Forum

  • District 8 City Council Candidates' Forum
    Thursday, May 3, 7pm
    Evergreen Branch, San Jose Public Library
    2635 Aborn Rd., San Jose, CA
    Sponsored by Distric 8 Community Roundtable

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