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Santa Clara County, CA November 6, 2012 Election
Director; Santa Clara Valley Water District; Division 5 Voter Information

4 Year Term.

Results as of Dec 17 1:46pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (131/131)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Nai Hsueh Click here for more information about this candidate 38714 votes 51.24%

    Official Ballot Statement

  • Occupation: Retired Civil Engineer
  • BS Hydraulic Engineering, National Taiwan Univ. 1975
  • MS Hydraulics and Mechanics, Univ of Iowa, 1977
  • Engineer at Water District for 3 decades, rising from Junior Engineer to Chief of Capital Programs
  • Diplomate Water Resources Engineer, American Academy of Water Resources Engineers
  • Designed rolling 5-year Capital Improvement Program for District, recognized by CA Society of Finance Officers and others
  • Member, District Environmental Advisory Committee
  • Ensure voter confidence in District governance through ethical and transparent leadership
  • Ensure prudent management of District financial and other resources
  • Protect integrity of critical water infrastructure such as dams and flood channels while enhancing environmental resources
Patrick S. Kwok Click here for more information about this candidate 27813 votes 36.81%

    Official Ballot Statement

  • Occupation: Incumbent/retired environmental engineer
  • Masters in Public Administration & Civil/Environmental Engineering
  • Former Cupertino Mayor and Councilmember
  • 45+ years in water resources management
  • Registered Civil Engineer
  • Diplomat, American Academy of Environmental Engineers
  • Association of California Water Agencies Board member
  • Complete seismic repair of the major dams to provide reliable water supply and protection from natural disasters
  • Continue to provide fair and open government for residents by receiving input from residents and keeping them informed
  • Continue with aggressive water conservation efforts and use of recycled water to provide sustainable water supply and less reliance on imported water
Mary Amanda McChesney 9030 votes 11.95%
  • Occupation: Day Care Provider

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Official Information

Santa Clara Valley Water District

Candidate Forums

  • October 3, 8:10-9:00pm
    (Cancelled) Saratoga High School Library
    20300 Harriman Ave.
    Saratoga, CA
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