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Santa Clara County, CA June 3, 2008 Election
 Smart Voter Ram Singh

Candidate for
Council Member; City of San Jose; Council District 2

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Biographical Highlights
  • 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
Top Priorities if Elected
  • 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
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Questions on Issues

The Leagues of Women Voters of Santa Clara County asked questions on the issues of all candidates for this office.
Read the answers from Ram Singh
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Key Endorsements
  • County Supervisor Donald F. Gage
  • San Jose City Councilman Pete Constant
  • Alum Rock School Board President Frank Chavez
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Position Papers
Ram Singh's Opinion on Coyote Development
Coyote Valley development has many adverse consequences which cannot be mitigated. This development shall never take place.
Charitable Ram Singh
Ram Singh believes and pursues charitable causes. Ram Singh will infuse fresh ideas based on his vast experience and add a synergy to the San Jose City Council. Rarely an applied but practical scientist runs for a political office like this. His principled and fair stand on issues is distictly apart from the ways of regular politicians. Please examine the candidates' abilities carefully without being mired in propaganda and artificialities.
Ram Singh presents main issues.
Corrective measures are needed for budget crisis, planning processes, maintenance of streets and infrastructure, gang violence and crime, developmental policies, downtown development, improving the image of San Jose, job growth, emergency preparedness, quality of our schools, open government, green engineering and sustainability, diversity, involvement of residents in decision making, and delivery of City services. Please see below for discussion of these issues.
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