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Santa Clara County, CA November 7, 2006 Election
Mayor; City of San Jose Voter Information

4 Year Term.

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Results as of Dec 4 1:58pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (521/521)
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Chuck Reed Click here for more information about this candidate 117,394 votes 59.26%

  • Occupation: San Jose Councilmember
  • United States Air Force Academy, BS in International Affairs, Wing Commander (1970)
  • Princeton University, Master's degree in Public Affairs (1972); Stanford University (Law Degree) 1978
  • San Jose Planning Commissioner 1982-90/SCC Planning Commissioner 1994-00
  • Land Trust for Santa Clara County, Founding Bd. Mem., Secretary 1997-98
  • Santa Clara County Charter Review Committee, Chair 1997-98
  • Berryessa Education Foundation, Founder and President 1992-97
  • San Jose needs a strong leader who will bring honesty, fiscal responsibility, and openness to city government.
  • We have to make San Jose the best place in the world to start and grow a business so that we get back the jobs and revenues we lost during the bust.
  • We need to build housing that our children can afford to live in so our grandkids can grow up around us.
Cindy Chavez Click here for more information about this candidate 80,720 votes 40.74%
  • Occupation: Vice Mayor of San Jose, District 3 Councilmember
  • City Councilmember since 1998
  • BA, Political Science - San Jose State University
  • Recommended the Megan's Law Task Force in 2003; Re-activated the Task Force in 2005
  • Partnered with the school district to rebuild Horace Mann Elementary School
  • Fought for approval of the Children's Health Initiative, providing access to health insurance for an estimated 71,000 children in Santa Clara County
  • Vastly increased the supply of Affordable Housing
  • Safe, Healthy and Strong Neighborhoods
  • Collaborative Efforts to Enhance Public Education
  • Law-Enforcement to Protect all San Jose Families

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The League of Women Voters of San Jose/Santa Clara in partnership with the San Jose Mercury News has asked all candidates for this office to respond to 4 questions on Growth, Mayor vs. Manager, Public Safety, and City Finances.

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October 11th - 7:30 to 9 pm

Sponsor: VEP Almaden Neighborhood Association Forum
Location: Gunderson HS Auditorium 622 Gaundabert Lane, San Jose

October 13th - 6:00 to 7:30 pm

Sponsor: San Jose Neighborhoods, Strong Neighborhoods Project Advisory Committee, San Jose Evergreen Community College District

Location: San Jose City College Theater, 2100 Moorpark Avenue at Bascom Avenue (3rd building from corner of Moorpark & Bascom) For more information contact, Randi Kinman, 835-2881 or email

October 23rd - 7:30 to 9 pm

Sponsors: Berryessa Citizens Advisory Council, Asia Law Alliance
Location: Berryessa Community Center; 3050 Berryessa Rd, San Jose

October 28th - 1:00 pm

Sponsors: Commonwealth Club, San Jose Mercury News, KNTV, and NBC11
Location: Anthony R. Soto Theatre, Center for Employment Training (CET), 701 Vine St., San Jose
Doors open at 12pm, doors will close at 12:50pm

October 30th - 7:30 to 9 pm

Sponsors: Billy DeFrank LGBT Candidate Forum
Locaion: Billy DeFrank LGBT Community Center, 938 The Alameda, San Jose
News and Analysis

San Jose Mercury News
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