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San Mateo, Santa Clara County, CA June 3, 2008 Election
Member, Democratic Party County Central Committee; County of Santa Clara; State Assembly District 21 Voter Information

2 Year Term.

This contest will only appear on Democratic party ballots.

Results as of Jun 25 1:31pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (222/222)
Candidates (Vote for 6)
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Diane H. Rolfe Click here for more information about this candidate 9,816 votes 14.62%

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Community Activist; Incumbent
  • Retired Educator
  • Member Santa Clara County Central Committee
  • Delegate: California State Democratic Party Convention - last five years
  • Democratic Party Chair for Voter Registration 2003- 2009 for North Santa Clara County
  • Recipient of the Thurber Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Democratic Party and the Community
  • Recipient: Sally Siegel Friend of Education Award 2005
  • Building a strong Democratic Party and Progressive Community
  • Energetic outreach by increasing Voter Registration
  • Educating the citizenry and young adults on public policy issues
Anne Manfredi Mack 9,438 votes 14.06%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Incumbent
William J. "Bill" James Click here for more information about this candidate 8,278 votes 12.33%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Incumbent
  • Patent attorney - a friend and I have a small patent firm in Cupertino
  • J.D. Stanford Law School (1994)
  • B.S. United States Naval Academy (1986)
  • Married father of three young children
  • Fulbright Scholar (Mexico 2000-2001)
  • Navy veteran who served on a destroyer based in Japan (1987-89)
  • Get Democrats elected at all levels of government.
  • Build and maintain a strong Party to support our candidates and sustain momentum between elections.
  • Translate progressive vaules into concrete action by our Government to solve problems and provide opportunities for all.
Jim Thurber Click here for more information about this candidate 8,143 votes 12.13%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Incumbent
  • Retired Foreign Service Officer
  • Member of the Democratic State Central Committee
  • Member State Executive Board and Rules Committee
  • Treasurer County United Democratic Campaign
  • Maintain the Count y Central Committee as a healthy, active political entity
  • Help elect Democrats for all partisan positions in County
  • Support and expand local Democratic clubs
Francis A. La Poll 7,621 votes 11.35%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Incumbent
Peter Y. Chiu 7,188 votes 10.71%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Incumbent
Carolyn L. Curtis Click here for more information about this candidate 6,886 votes 10.26%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Community Volunteer
  • member, Santa Clara County Dem.Party executive board (2004 on): voter registration, clubs
  • 21stAD rep, California Democratic Party executive board (2005 on)
  • Co-lead, Voter Registration subcmte, California Democratic Party (2007 on)
  • Founding co-chair (former), Dean Democratic Club of Silicon Valley
  • Founding president (former), Friends of Edgewood Natural Preserve
  • Outreach coordinator, Santa Clara County Dean campaign (2003-4)
  • Involving other activists, especially from campaigns, to energize & strengthen the local party
  • Signing up the best activists I can find as alternates, and more.
  • Continuing my very deep involvement in the county and state Democratic Party.
Brian J. Baker 5,797 votes 8.63%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Teacher/Union Representative
Aaron Quigley 3,969 votes 5.91%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: City of San Jose Council Assistant

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