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Santa Clara County, CA June 3, 2014 Election
Council Member; City of San Jose; Council District 9 Voter Information

4 Year Term.

A runoff may be held on 11/04/14 between the top 2 candidates who received the most votes if neither receives a majority. If one candidate receives a majority of votes in this election, that candidate wins and no runoff will be held.

Results as of Jul 9 6:44pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (58/58)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Donald Rocha Click here for more information about this candidate 11137 votes 74.49%

    Official Ballot Statement

  • Occupation: Councilmember District 9
  • former school board member
  • former development officer
  • former chief of staff
  • public safety
  • street pavement management
  • city service restoration
Lois Rachel Wilco-Owens Click here for more information about this candidate 3813 votes 25.51%
  • Occupation: Licensed Family Therapist
  • In private practice for 30 years
  • Specialize in working with police and fire
  • Masters Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Critical Incident Debriefer/Volunteer on San Jose Police Oral Boards
  • Member of San Jose Rotary
  • Living in District 9 since 1981
  • Increase public safety- attract and retain cops and fire fighters, speed bumps and pedestrian walkways , turn more lights on and fix streets.
  • Increase commerce to increase revenue without more taxes.
  • Transparency regarding how and where citizen tax dollars are spent

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The Leagues of Women Voters of Santa Clara County has asked all candidates for this office to respond to 5 questions on Experience, Budget, City concerns, Balancing interests, and Campaign financing.

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News and Analysis


San Jose City Council candidates separate themselves in money race before June primary (Mercury News, 5/23/2014)

San Jose City Council race: District 9 incumbent Donald Rocha challenged by newcomer Lois Wilco-Owens (Mercury News, 5/10/2014)

Top San Jose City Council contenders materialize (Mercury News, 3/25/2014)
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