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San Mateo, Santa Clara County, CA June 5, 2012 Election
State Senator; District 13 Voter Information

A runoff will be held on 11/6/2012 between the top 2 candidates who received the most votes. The runoff will be held even if one candidate receives a majority of votes in this election.

Results as of Jul 16 4:38am, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (576/576)
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Jerry Hill Click here for more information about this candidate 76,033 votes 51.1%

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Assemblymember/Business Owner
  • San Mateo City Councilmember 1991-1998
  • San Mateo County Supervisor 1998 - 2008
  • Lifetime Secondary Teaching Credential, SFSU
  • Former Member, California Air Resources Board
  • Former Member, Blue Ribbon Task Force on Healthcare Coverage Expansion
  • Former Member, Bay Area Air Quality Management District Board of Directors
  • Create jobs and promote our local economy
  • Improve public education and help educators train the workforce of tomorrow
  • Balance the state budget
Sally J. Lieber Click here for more information about this candidate 33,566 votes 22.5%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Environmental Policy Advocate
  • State Assemblywoman (Ret.)
  • Former Mayor and Councilwoman
  • Advisor, San Francisco Bay Restoration Authority
  • Greater support for education
  • Environmental protection
  • Government transparency
John H. Webster Click here for more information about this candidate 23,003 votes 15.4%
  • Party: Libertarian
  • Occupation: Software Engineer
  • Vietnam vet. having served in Navy in Philippines and Vietnam.
  • Masters in Computer Science, from Santa Clara U.
  • Victim of Bad Cops altering evidence to enforce Bad Laws.
  • To fight the dark side of democracy, by removing "Enforced Fairness" laws.
  • To legalize "Victimless Crimes" where not committed on Public Property.
  • Push to have California threaten to secede unless major changes are made in the Federal Government.
Christopher Kent Chiang Click here for more information about this candidate 16,317 votes 11.0%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Public School Teacher
  • Government, economics, and history teacher for the eight years (in Cupertino, New York City, Los Angeles, Mountain View, San Mateo)
  • 2010 Teacher of the Year (Monta Vista High School)
  • Education Technologist: Google Certified Teacher and Microsoft Innovative Educator
  • MA in Teaching from Stanford University
  • MA in Educational Leadership from Columbia University
  • BA in Political Science from the University of California, Irvine
  • Fight for a "Children First" state policy agenda that aims at world leading schools and children services.
  • Pass the governor's bold pension reform, oppose high speed rail, and cut prison construction to secure funding for children.
  • Redesign state testing, teacher and principal state certification, and community college based job training to reflect the 21st century economy.

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