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Santa Clara County, CA November 4, 2014 Election
Council Member; City of Cupertino Voter Information

4 Year Term.

Results as of Dec 28 11:41am, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (31/31)
Candidates (Vote for 3)
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Barry Chang Click here for more information about this candidate 5702 votes 15.83%

  • Occupation: Incumbent
  • Cupertino City Council Member since 2009
  • Founder and chairman of the board for Bay Area for Clean Environment (BACE)
  • Former president and two terms member of Board of Trustee, Cupertino Union School District
  • Small business owner (Real Estate Broker and Loan)
  • Married to Sue for over 33 years and raised three children through Cupertino public schools
  • Master of Science degree in Civil Engineering from University of Cincinnati
  • Create and retain jobs and promote fiscal responsibility
  • Protect the environment, public health & safety
  • Further excellence in education
Savita Vaidhyanathan Click here for more information about this candidate 5561 votes 15.44%
  • Occupation: Community Volunteer
  • President of the Rotary Club of Cupertino (2013-14); Member since 2007
  • Board of West Valley Community Services (2007-12)
  • De Anza College Commissioner (2008-present)
  • Cupertino Rotary Endowment Board (2010-present)
  • Co-chair of the Cupertino Chamber of Commerce Diwali in the park festival (2005)
  • Program Coordinator/Chair of Cupertino Rotary Fall Festival (2007-10, 2011)
  • Youth: Promote safe, fun places and programs for youth. Improve bikeways and walkways.
  • Environment: Promote policies that further the health of our residents and sustain the environment.
  • Seniors: Develop more senior housing. Collaborate with agencies to improve transportation and mobility options.
Darcy Paul Click here for more information about this candidate 5469 votes 15.18%
  • Occupation: Attorney/Parent
  • 2014 Board President, Cupertino Chamber of Commerce
  • Chair, Cupertino Parks and Recreation Commission
  • Harvard Law School, J.D., 2003
  • Harvard College, A.B. Biology, Magna Cum Laude with High Honors, 1999
  • Attorney
  • Owner and Principal, Paul Law Group, A Professional Corp.
  • Maintain an Honest and Civil Community Dialog
  • Keep our Economic Recovery Strong By Helping Small Businesses
  • Ensure that City Services Are Maintained and Improved for All Residents
Andy Huang Click here for more information about this candidate 5322 votes 14.77%
  • Occupation: Entrepreneur
  • Chair, Public Safety Commission
  • CREST and President's Volunteer Award, 4,000+ hours Community Service
  • Founder / CEO of Start-up, Led IPO and $400+ Million Merger
  • Donated Most Merger Proceeds to Cancer Research
  • Vice President at EPIC / Synopsys / Magma, Program Manager at Cadence
  • BS/MS Engineer, Doctorate Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine, Harvard CSS
  • Grow Responsibly - Improve Traffic, Parking, and Repair of Roads
  • Develop Carefully - Limit and Manage High-Density Housing
  • Preserve Quality of Life - Portect Air/Land/Water, Vibrant Vallco with Shopping and Entertainment, and Extend hours for Library & Senior Center
Mark R. Santoro Click here for more information about this candidate 5280 votes 14.66%
  • Occupation: Incumbent
  • Former Mayor of Cupertino
  • Founder and CEO of a successful startup company that was aquired
  • Ph.D. Electrical Engineering from Stanford
  • Born 1957 Miami Florida
  • Lived in Bay Area for 30 years
  • Government should be "For the People"
  • Open government - government should be transparent and fair for all
  • Traffic congestion needs to be reduced around our schools
Michael Hunsweck 3111 votes 8.64%
  • Occupation: Semiconductor Chip Engineer
Robert W McCoy Click here for more information about this candidate 2838 votes 7.88%
  • Occupation: Community Volunteer
  • Vice Chair Public Safety Commissioner City of Cupertino
  • U.S. House of Represenatives Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition
  • State of California Senate Certificate Of Recognition
  • California Legislature Assembly Certificate Of Recognition
  • County of Santa Clara Certificate of Commendation
  • City of Cupertino Proclamation
  • Public and environmental safety and health.
  • Responsible growth of Cupertino
  • Traffic and Congestion
Don Sun Click here for more information about this candidate 2741 votes 7.61%
  • Occupation: Businessman
  • BA in Urban Planning, China
  • Master in Regional Econonics: U.Penn
  • Researcher, Hoover, Stanford, Urbanization
  • Planning Commissioner, 2011 to 2014, Chair 2013
  • Tea Importer, small business owner
  • Rotary club since 2007
  • Adding School Impact Factor to City Development Decisions to help Schools relieve Traffic
  • Plans to protect and conserve our environment in city development strategies
  • Promote and establish more senior friendly community for the 40% of seniors in Cupertino

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