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Santa Clara County, CA November 4, 2003 Election
Council Member; City of Sunnyvale; Seat 7 Voter Information

4 Year Term.

Results as of Nov 13 10:03am, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (65/65)
(17 Writein Votes 0.12%)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Melinda "Melinda Hamilton" Hamilton Click here for more information about this candidate 8,160 votes 56.80%

  • Occupation: High-tech Marketing Professional
  • Graduate, Leadership Sunnyvale
  • Founding president, Friends of Sunnyvale
  • Member, International Association of Business Communicators, serving two terms on the board of directors
  • Member, Women in Technology International
  • Lifetime Sunnyvale resident
  • B.A. Communications and Russian Studies, UC San Diego
  • Seeking to restore public safety and other service levels and working to find the solutions needed to improve Sunnyvale's budgeting process.
  • Working to balance the needs of business with the interests of the residents in the current revitalization of our downtown.
  • Bringing a community voice to the city council.
Tim Risch Click here for more information about this candidate 6,188 votes 43.08%
  • Occupation: Sunnyvale City Councilmember
  • Native Californian
  • 20-year Sunnyvale Resident, Husband, Father
  • B.S. Engineering UCLA
  • M.S. Chemical Engineering UCLA
  • Sunnyvale Chamber of Commerce Member for 10 years
  • Nominated for Sunnyvale Distinguished Citizen of the Year, 1996
  • Revitalize our Downtown
  • Maintain our City's Excellent Fiscal Position
  • Improve our Quality of Life

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  • Wednesday, Oct. 8, 6:45-9 p.m., Lakewood Park building, (7:30-9:00 city council candidates), sponsored by Lakewood Village Neighborhood Ass'n & League of Women Voters.
  • Thursday, Sep. 25, 7-8:30 p.m., Community Building at Las Palmas Park, 850 Russell Dr., Sunnyvale. Sponsored by Vision New America, Inc. and OCA-Silicon Valley.
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