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Santa Clara County, CA June 3, 2008 Election
Council Member; City of San Jose; Council District 2 Voter Information

4 Year Term.

Results as of Jun 25 1:31pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (51/51)

Runoff Election 11/4/2008

Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Ash Kalra Click here for more information about this candidate 4,764 votes 42.21%

  • Occupation: Attorney/Law Professor
  • Chair of the San Jose Planning Commission
  • Law Professor at Lincoln Law School of San Jose
  • Attorney with the Public Defender's Office
  • Formerly on the San Jose Human Rights Commission
  • Graduated fro Georgetown University Law School
  • Santa Teresa Foothills Neighborhood Association Board Member
  • Neighborhood Services
  • Economic Development
  • Public Safety
Jacquelyn "Jackie" Adams 2,095 votes 18.56%
  • Occupation: Board Member, Oak Grove School District
Ram Singh Click here for more information about this candidate 2,083 votes 18.46%
  • Occupation: Professor/Member, Regional Water Board
  • Ph. D., Stanford University, Civil Engineering
  • Consultant of professional services and small business owner
  • Honored as Faculty Excellence in Service Award & many other awards
  • Elected Past Statewide President of California Society of Professional Engineers
  • Founding President of Federation of Indian Association of Northern California
  • Served three terms on SJSU Academic Senate as elected rep of College of Engineering
  • Fix chronic budget deficit without tax and fee increases
  • Welcome industries for job growth by facilitating procedures
  • have a truly open City Government with efficient delivery of services
Ted Scarlett Click here for more information about this candidate 896 votes 7.94%
  • Occupation: Businessman/Entrepreneur
  • Real Estate, Investor, Financial Planning
  • Manufacturing, Engineering, and Marketing background
  • International Marketing Certificate & Business, U.C. Santa Cruz
  • Presidents Club IBM Corporation
  • FAA licensed: Multi-Engine, Instrument Rated, Pilot
  • Public Saftey, Combating Increasing Crime & Gang Activity
  • The City's Growing Budget Deficit
  • After School Programs, Street Repairs, Traffic Calming in our Neighborhoods
Nicholas J. Rice-Sanchez Click here for more information about this candidate 800 votes 7.09%
  • Occupation: Council Assistant
  • Santa Teresa Citizen's Action Group Volunteer
  • California Attorney General's Office
  • B.A. in Social Science, California State University, Sacramento
  • Graduate of Santa Teresa High School
  • Ensuring that spending on public projects brings value to District 2 residents
  • Maintaing our roads, sidewalks, and neighborhood trees without burdening adjacent homeowners
  • Improving our police and firefighter response times and staffing level
Bui Thang 648 votes 5.74%
  • Occupation: Real Estate Instructor

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