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Santa Clara County, CA November 7, 2000 Election
Council member; City of Santa Clara; Seat 6 Voter Information

Results as of Dec 5 2:50pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (68/68)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Pat Kolstad 9,772 votes 37.8%

  • Occupation: Santa Clara Police Sergeant
  • Lived entire life in Santa Clara Valley - Santa Clara resident and homeowner.
  • Married to wife, Terri Silva Kolstad - two grown children, one granddaughter
  • Graduated San Jose State University
  • Over 31 years of service to the community as a Santa Clara Police Officer and volunteer.
  • Chairman of the Board, Mission City Community Fund; Santa Clara Rotary Club Board Member; Member of Portuguese American Club
  • "My upcoming retirement from the Police Dept. will allow me to continue to serve the community as a member of the City Council."
  • Traffic: Manage Neighborhood Traffic - Pursue Regional Solutions - Enhance Mass Transit Options
  • Neighborhoods: Increase Affordable Housing - Maintain Open Space - Prevent Crime & Maintain Emergency Services
  • Environment & Education: Maintain Adequate Supply of Water & Sustainable Energy - Continue Partnerships with School District
Dominic J. Caserta 7,790 votes 30.1%
  • Occupation: Santa Clara Educator
Christopher Richard "Chris" Stampolis 4,857 votes 18.8%
  • Occupation: Community Education Businessman
  • The Most Experienced candidate for Seat 6!
  • Planning Commission (vice-chair)
  • Chair, Citizens' Advisory Committee
  • MA, BS, Santa Clara University (honors pgm.)
  • married to Anna since 1997
  • numerous subcommittees and volunteer work
  • Housing (need to provide more opportunities for new buyers)
  • Transportation, traffic and parking and enhanced code enforcement
  • Additional youth, senior and family services
Duarte Braga 3,455 votes 13.4%
  • Occupation: Small Business Owner
  • Member, Santa Clara Planning Commission, 5 years
  • Married, Parent
  • Small Business Owner, 24 years
  • Resident, Santa Clara, over 20 years
  • Community Leader, Volunteer
  • Co-Founder, Portugese Chamber of Commerce
  • Housing: We must solve the housing/jobs imbalance immediately
  • Transportation: Coordinate road and mass transit planning efficiently
  • Open Space: Focus our efforts to set realistic and practical goals.

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