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Santa Clara County, CA June 3, 2008 Election
Member of the State Assembly; District 22; Democratic Party Voter Information

This contest will only appear on Democratic party ballots.

Results as of Jun 25 9:49am, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (222/222)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Paul Fong Click here for more information about this candidate 12,672 votes 38.1%

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: College Trustee/Professor
  • Sacred Heart Community Services, Board Member
  • Community Housing Developers, Affordable Housing, Board Member
  • AACI, Founding Member
  • Community College Trustees Association
  • Owner of the Flower Cottage in Sunnyvale
  • SJSU, B.A. Sociology, MPA; Masters in Education USF
  • Promote education: Fighting cuts and increasing revenues to fully fund educational opportunities for K-12, College, and Career Technical Education.
  • Protect our environment: Fight global warming, reduce pollution, preserve open space, promote Clean and Green Technology, protect our ocean and water.
  • Fight for working families: Quality universal health care regardless of employment, build an equitable society.
Dominic J. Caserta Click here for more information about this candidate 9,972 votes 30.0%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Teacher/Santa Clara Councilmember
  • Fifth-generation Santa Clara County resident
  • Third-generation union member
  • 100% scorecard: Planned Parenthood (2002 and 2006 City Council races)
  • Library Ambassador, City of Santa Clara
  • Board Member, Valley Transportation Authority (VTA)
  • Santa Clara University, BS in political science
  • Establishing comprehensive, universal health care that stays with you no matter what your employment status, and ensuring food safety.
  • Ensuring public education is fully funded so that students have the skills to succeed in the new economy, including vocational and career tech skills.
  • Creating and retaining clean, green jobs and promoting alternative, renewable energy sources.
Kris Wang Click here for more information about this candidate 5,471 votes 16.5%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Councilwoman, City of Cupertino
  • Mayor, City of Cupertino ('06-'07) & Member of Cupertino City Council ('03 - Present)
  • Santa Clara County Cities Association VP and Member of Executive Board ('06 - Present)
  • 10 years of Public Service (incl. 10 years as Santa Clara County Parks & Recreation Commissioner/ Cupertino Parks & Recreation Commisioner)
  • 20 years as a Computer Software Engineer and Entrepreneur
  • 30 years as a resident in the Silicon Valley
  • Graduate Studies in Computer Science, MBA in Business Management, and B.S. in Statistics
  • Education: Prevent further budgetary cuts from our schools and broaden our curriculum to better prepare our students as well-rounded individuals
  • Jobs/Innovation: Promote a job-friendly environment that allows small businesses easier access to loans and encourages growth and innovation
  • Affordable Healthcare: Fight for a basic human right that makes sense for our community and educate our residents of its importance
Anna E. Song Click here for more information about this candidate 5,151 votes 15.4%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Governing Boardmember, Santa Clara County Board of Education
  • B.A., Franciscan University
  • Santa Clara County Democratic Central Committee
  • ...... Here's a bit about Anna's campaign.....
  • Only Democratic candidate pledged not to raise your car registration taxes
  • Special 10% income surcharge on individual income over $250,000 ($500,000 for couples)
  • Mother of two young sons. Anna will fight for them and for you!
  • Education: Protect our students' opportunities; oppose across the board cuts
  • Women's Rights: End domestic violence; work together for equal opportunity
  • Health Care: Stop the Sacramento infighting and improve access to health care

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  • Thursday, May 8, 7:00-8:30 PM
    Cupertino Community Hall, 10350 Torre Ave
    conducted by LWV Cupertino/Sunnyvale

  • Monday, May 12, 8-9pm, Mountain View City Council Chambers
    The 22nd Assembly seat serves Mountain View, parts of Los Altos, Sunnyvale, Santa Clara, Cupertino, and San Jose.
    (A forum for Judicial candidates begins at 7pm.)
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