Sam Liccardo

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Sam Liccardo
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San Jose City Council, District 3
Incumbent
In office
January 1, 2007 - Present
Term ends
December 31, 2014
Years in position 7
PartyNonpartisan
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
First electedNovember 7, 2006
Term limits2 terms (8 years)
Education
High schoolBellarmine College Prep
Bachelor'sGeorgetown University (1991)
Master'sHarvard Kennedy School of Government (1996)
J.D.Harvard Law School, (1996)
Personal
ProfessionAttorney
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
Sam Liccardo is the Mayor-elect of San Jose, California.

Currently, Liccardo is a member of the San Jose City Council, representing District 3. He was first elected to the council in 2006.[1]

Biography

Liccardo grew up in San Jose, California. He holds a B.S. from Georgetown University an M.S. in Public Policy and a J.D. from Harvard University. 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]

Issues

Campaign themes

2014

In 2014, Liccardo produced a book titled Safer City, Smarter Government: A Plan for San José’s Future that outlined his 2014 platform and vision for the city of San Jose. The book highlighted the following issues:[2]

  • Public safety
  • Government spending
  • High-wage jobs

Elections

2014

See also: San Jose, California mayoral election, 2014

The city of San Jose, California held elections for mayor on November 4, 2014. A primary election took place on June 3, 2014. Dave Cortese and Sam Liccardo advanced past Pierluigi Oliverio, Bill Chew, Timothy Harrison, Rose Herrera, Michael Alfred Alvarado and Madison Nguyen in the primary. Liccardo defeated Cortese in the general election.[3][4][5]

Personal

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

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Preceded by
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San Jose City Council, District 3
2007–Present
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