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Alameda County, CA November 6, 2012 Election
Council Member; City of Fremont Voter Information

Results as of Feb 1 2:01pm, 100.00% of Precincts Reporting (107/107)
(137 Total Other Write-In Votes 0.13%)
Candidates (Vote for 2)
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Vinnie Bacon Click here for more information about this candidate 26589 votes 25.35%

  • Occupation: Chief Technology Officer
  • MS City Planning - UC Berkeley
  • MS Transportation Engineering - UC Berkeley
  • BS Life Sciences - UW Wisconsin
  • Vice Chair - Fremont Economic Development Advisory Commission
  • Executive Committee Member, SF Bay Chapter of the Sierra Club
  • Fremont Public School Parent
  • Economic Development
  • Stop School Overcrowding
  • Develop Quality Neighborhoods
Suzanne Lee "Sue" Chan Click here for more information about this candidate 24313 votes 23.18%
  • Occupation: Incumbent
  • Alameda County Transportation Commissioner,
  • Former Fremont Planning Commissioner
  • Practice Administrator, Steven D Chan DDS
  • Vice Chair, Celebrate Fremont, Trustee, Washington Hospital Foundation
  • Community College Instructor, Ohlone, Chabot, SJSU
  • Masters of Science, Immunology, California State University, Los Angeles / Bachelors of Science, Microbiology Univeristy of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana
  • Ensure Fremont's financial stability
  • Improve our streets, public safety
  • Support existing businesses while bringing in new ones, job creation, and economic development
John Dutra Click here for more information about this candidate 18971 votes 18.09%
  • Occupation: Small Business Owner
  • Economic Development Advisory Commissioner, City of Fremont
  • Community Volunteer
  • Little League Umpire
  • Board Member, Roman Reed Foundation
  • Member of OneChild and Niles Rotary
  • Create Jobs and Stimulate the Economy
  • Support Our Schools
  • Increase Public Safety
Rick Jones Click here for more information about this candidate 18665 votes 17.80%
  • Occupation: Retired Police Officer
  • Teacher
  • Coach
  • Staffing levels; Public Safety and City Services
  • Business and Residential Development
  • Street maintenance and traffic issues
Rakesh Sharma Click here for more information about this candidate 12303 votes 11.73%
  • Occupation: Retired Cancer Researcher
  • Doctrate Degree from JN Medical College, India
  • Palnning Commisioner, City of Fremont (2002-2010)
  • President of Niles Rotary (2010-2011)
  • Chair of the Ohlone Bond Oversite Committee (2011-2012)
  • Member of the Board of Trustees of American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin
  • Founding President of Indo-American for Better Community
  • 1. To improve public safety by providing more resources to Fremont Police and Fire.
  • 2. To support businesses and make Fremont more business friendly.
  • Bring jobs to Fremont and create quality affordabe housing
Mark L. Wadley Click here for more information about this candidate 3902 votes 3.72%
  • Occupation: Surgical Technologist
  • MBA in Technology Management
  • BS Accounting, Cal State, Hayward
  • Nominated for Legacy Award by Operation Access
  • Served in Navy/Naval Reserve
  • Junior Sailor of the Year, 1994
  • Has lived in Fremont for over 30 years
  • To bring in business to our city
  • To promote smart development that is within the cities resources
  • To work together with City Staff, Agencies, Boards, and Citizens to find effective solutions

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Candidate Forums

  • Fremont Council members, Friday, Sept. 21, 8:10 pm, Fremont Council Chambers, 3300 Capitol Ave., Fremont
  • Video of Sept. 21 Forum
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