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Santa Clara County, CA June 3, 2008 Election
County Supervisor; Santa Clara County; Supervisorial District 2 Voter Information

4 Year Term.

Results as of Jun 25 1:31pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (145/145)

Runoff Election 11/4/2008

Candidates (Vote for 1)
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George M. Shirakawa Click here for more information about this candidate 9,430 votes 35.42%

  • Occupation: Governing Board Member, East Side Union High School District
  • Former Vice-Mayor
  • Increase Revenues
  • Provide Good Pay and Benefits to our Employees
  • Improve the Quality of Life for our Residents
Richard Hobbs Click here for more information about this candidate 8,878 votes 33.35%
  • Occupation: Governing Board Member, San Jose-Evergreen Community College
  • BA - University of Missouri
  • MA - San José State University
  • MA - Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
  • JD - Golden Gate University School of Law
  • Director, Santa Clara County Office of Human Relations
  • Director, Catholic Charities - Immigration Program
  • Access to Quality Affordable Healthcare
  • Good Jobs with Decent Wages and Benefits
  • Public Safety and Youth Services
Patricia Martinez-Roach Click here for more information about this candidate 3,773 votes 14.17%
  • Occupation: Schoolteacher/Mother/Consultant
  • San Jose State University
  • MA Administration and Higher Education
  • BA Art/ Minor Political Science
  • Elementary Teaching Credential/Bilingual Teaching Credential
  • University of Phoenix Instructor
  • State of California Certified Interpreter
  • Safety
  • Community Services
  • Fiscal Solvency
Frank Chavez Click here for more information about this candidate 2,399 votes 9.01%
  • Occupation: Governing Board Member, Alum Rock School District
  • Business Owner
  • Mayor's Reed General Plan Task Force Member
  • President Story Road Business Association
  • East Valley/680 NAC Member
  • KONA SNI Member
  • Vietnam Veteran
  • County Budget
  • Health Care
  • Juvenil Justice
Richard L. Lopez 1,200 votes 4.51%
  • Occupation: Director of Marketing
Andrew Abraham Diaz 941 votes 3.53%
  • Occupation: Glass Bottle Recycler

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