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Santa Clara County, CA November 4, 2008 Election
United States Representative; District 16 Voter Information

Results as of Nov 26 1:08pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (425/425)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Zoe Lofgren Click here for more information about this candidate 145,812 votes 71.4%

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Congresswoman
  • Born on December 21, 1947 in San Mateo, California
  • Married to John Marshall Collins in 1978; mother of two.
  • J.D., cum laude, University of Santa Clara School of Law, 1975.
  • B.A., Political Science, Stanford University, 1970.
  • K-12 public schools, Palo Alto, California.
  • Elected in 1994 as the only freshman Democrat from west of the Rockies
  • iraq war, reinvest funds in American competitveness, educational opportunities for all Americans
  • reignite economy, restore fiscal discipline with greater participation in prosperity for all segments of America
  • Combat climate change, invest in new technology for a greener environment
Charel Winston Click here for more information about this candidate 49,196 votes 24.1%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Chief Executive Officer
  • High-Tech Entrepreneur
  • Business Owner and Technology Advocate
  • Venture Capitalist Involved in Business Start Ups
  • Advocate for Civil Rights
  • Visionary Leadership
  • Improving the Economy , Lowering Gas Prices and Creating Jobs
  • Resolution of the War in Iraq
  • Immigration Reform
Steven "Steve" Wells Click here for more information about this candidate 9,399 votes 4.5%
  • Party: Libertarian
  • Occupation: Technology Writer
  • Bachelors Degree in Physics from MIT
  • Masters of Engineering, Stevens Institute of Technology
  • President of Conceptworks
  • Protect your rights
  • Cut government spending
  • Eliminate foreign entanglements

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