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Santa Clara County, CA June 5, 2012 Election
United States Representative; District 19 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 (342/342)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Zoe Lofgren 60,726 votes 65.2%

Robert Murray Click here for more information about this candidate 21,421 votes 23.0%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Businessman/Lawyer/Entrepreneur
  • JD - Stanford Law School
  • Ph D - MIT Chemistry
  • Post Doctoral Fellow UC Berkeley
  • Vice President and General Counsel Light Post Holdings
  • Founder and Principal Aquamunda/Water for Humanity
  • General Counsel, Affinity Internet
  • Budget and National Debt
  • Education
  • Innovation and Technology
Phat Nguyen Click here for more information about this candidate 7,192 votes 7.7%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Software Engineer
  • Spent time in a Communist prison as a child
  • Came to the U.S. in 1983 as a political refugee
  • M.S. in Management Science from Stanford specializing in entrepreneurship
  • Prized Writing Award, U.C. Davis, essay selected as one of the best undergraduate papers
  • Stories and articles published by Center for Southeast Asia Studies at Yale University
  • Reform the Visa programs for Foreign Guest Workers (H-1B, L-1) to prevent fraud and abuse
  • Bring overseas jobs back to the U.S.
  • Reform financial regulations to prevent another Depression
Jay Blas Jacob Cabrera Click here for more information about this candidate 3,829 votes 4.1%
  • Occupation: Social Entrepreneur
  • Current Board Chair, Community LIFE Network
  • Current Organizer in Local and Global Movements including "Occupy", Real Democracy, Economic Transformation, Sustainability and more...
  • Past Sustainability Advisor, UC Santa Cruz
  • BA in Environmental Studies & Biology from UC Santa Cruz
  • Past Internal Vice Chair, UC Santa Cruz Student Union Assembly
  • Co-Founder California Student Sustainability Coalition
  • Stable & Secure Economy with increased access to Jobs for Everyone in Our Communities
  • Simple Path to Citizenship for everyone who works and participates in our Communities
  • Impelementation of Integrated Sustainable Design to reduce waste and toxins in our Communities and Environment

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