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Alameda County, CA June 5, 2012 Election
Member of the State Assembly; District 20 Voter Information

A runoff will be held on 11/6/2012 between the top 2 candidates who received the most votes. The runoff will be held even if one candidate receives a majority of votes in this election.

Results as of Jul 16 4:38am, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (297/297)
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Bill Quirk Click here for more information about this candidate 17,177 votes 30.3%

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: City Councilmember/Scientist
  • Party: Democratic
  • Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
  • Columbia University, Ph.D in astrophysics
  • PTA board and president, 1993-1999
  • Hayward Area Shoreline Planning Agency
  • Protect local funding for education and public safety
  • Create good jobs by investing in education and infrastructure
  • Help small busnisness and agriculture by streamling permit process
Jennifer Ong Click here for more information about this candidate 14,560 votes 25.7%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Doctor of Optometry
  • Commissioner, Alameda County Commission on the Status of Women
  • Founder, Alameda County Hepatitis B Free Campaign
  • Appointed Member/Conservation Educator, Keep Hayward Clean and Green Task Force
  • Chair, Gender and Racial Equity Committee
  • Captain, Ca Village Homeowners Association Neighborhood Alert Program
  • Recipient, 100 Most Influential Filipina Women in the U.S.
  • Supporting decent jobs and better opportunities for working families
  • Creating safer communities by decreasing crime within and outside of homes
  • Prioritizing accessible quality education from preschool to graduate school
Mark Green Click here for more information about this candidate 11,490 votes 20.3%
  • Occupation: Mayor of Union City (19 years)
  • Association of Bay Area Governments (Immediate Past President)
  • Alameda County Transportation Commission Chair
  • Metropolitan Transportation Commissioner
  • East Bay Economic Development Alliance
  • Waste Management Authority of Alameda County Board Member
  • Alameda County Council of Mayors
  • Jobs and California's economy. Ending government gridlock.
  • Education and innovation.
  • Rebuilding our infrastructure.
Luis A "Reynoso" Reynoso Click here for more information about this candidate 10,041 votes 17.7%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Hayward Unified School District Governing Board Member
  • Educator
  • BS Computer Science
  • California Teaching Credential
  • Caliornia Administrative Credential
  • MS and Ed.D
  • Economy-Business and Jobs
  • Education-High Quality and Affordable
  • Energy-Explore Options and Conserve Use
Sarabjit Kaur (Sara) Cheema Click here for more information about this candidate 3,397 votes 6.0%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Transportation Engineer/Educator/ small bussiness owner
  • As a Board Member of New Haven Unified School District, experienced in education funding process
  • Vice Chair, Human Relations Commission Union City
  • MS Mathematics, Masters in Governance, EIT
  • Only Candidate working full time with 13 years of experience at State level work
  • married for 25 years, 3 college going sons
  • Public Education, affordable higher education, technical training, partnership with bussinesses
  • widen health care access to every family regardless of income
  • Create green jobs, responsible land use, sustainable communities, improve mobility

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  • Date: May 2, 2012
    Time: 6:30pm-8:00pm
    Place: Hayward City Hall Council Chambers 777 B St
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