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Sam Liccardo
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Current candidacy
Running for Mayor of San Jose
General electionNovember 4, 2014
Current office
San Jose City Council, District 3
In office
January 1, 2007 - Present
Term ends
December 31, 2014
Years in position 7
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First electedNovember 7, 2006
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits2 terms (8 years)
High schoolBellarmine College Prep
Bachelor'sGeorgetown University (1991)
Master'sHarvard Kennedy School of Government (1996)
J.D.Harvard Law School, (1996)
Office website
Campaign website
Sam Liccardo is a member of the San Jose City Council, representing District 3. He was first elected to the council in 2006.

Liccardo is a 2014 nonpartisan candidate for mayor of San Jose, California.


Growing up in San Jose, California, Liccardo graduated from Bellarmine College Prep. He earned his B.S., magna cum laude, from Georgetown University in 1991 and his M.S. in Public Policy and J.D. from Harvard University in 1996.[1]

Liccardo's professional experience includes working as a prosecutor of sexual assault and child exploitation crimes in the Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office and as a federal prosecutor.[1]



See also: San Jose, California mayoral election, 2014

The city of San Jose, California held a mayoral election on June 3, 2014. A runoff election will take place on November 4. Dave Cortese and Sam Liccardo advanced past Pierluigi Oliverio, Bill Chew, Timothy Harrison, Rose Herrera, Michael Alfred Alvarado and Madison Nguyen in the primary and will face off in the runoff election.[2][3]


Liccardo and his wife, Jessica Garcia-Kohl, live in the Northside neighborhood of San Jose.[1]

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