For Immediate Release March 11, 2015 Contact Toni J. Taber, Office of the City Clerk (408) 535-1260; ERROR IN SAN JOSE DISTRICT 4 SPECIAL ELECTION BALLOT Designation Incorrectly Notes Participation by Candidate in Voluntary Campaign Expenditure Limit Program SAN JOSE, Calif. – The San José Office of the City Clerk announced there is an error in the District Four City Council Special Election sample ballot pamphlet and official ballot regarding the diamond designation indicating participation in the voluntary campaign expenditure limits program. The Office of the City Clerk is acting swiftly to correct the issue, including mailing an errata letter to all registered voter households in the city. Incorrect information was transmitted to the Santa Clara County Registrar of Voters indicating Manh Nguyen’s participation in the City of San Jose’s voluntary campaign expenditure limits program. However, this was incorrect. Mr. Manh Nguyen is not participating in the program. As a result, the diamond designation that appears beside Mr. Manh Nguyen’s name on the official ballot and in the sample ballot pamphlet are incorrect. The correct listing is below in ballot order. Candidate Name ◊ Allen Ming Chiu ◊ Khoa Nguyen Manh Nguyen ◊ Rudy Nasol ◊ Tim Orozco ◊ Alex Torres ◊ Johnny Lee ◊ Thelma Boac ◊ Bob Dhillon ◊ Lan Diep

The Office of the City Clerk will post this notice on its social media accounts and on the City of San José website at The Registrar of Voters will include this press release on their website at In addition to mailing the correct candidate designation to voters, at the request of the Office of the City Clerk, the Registrar of Voters will post this notice at all polling locations and will update the electronic sample ballot on the website. Voters who have provided an e-mail address on their registration forms will be sent an e-mail notice. The Special Primary Election for the San José City Council District 4 seat will take place on Tuesday, April 7, to fill the remainder of the term created by the election of former Councilmember Kansen Chu to the California Assembly. District 4 includes the northeast portions of San José including the Berryessa and Alviso neighborhoods. About the City of San José Known as the Capital of Silicon Valley, San José is the nation’s tenth largest city and the largest city in Northern California with an ethnically diverse population of 1,000,000. San José was founded in 1777, once served as the state capital of California, and now encompasses 180 square miles. The City’s website is Facts about San José can be found here: # # # This news release is available at

SOURCE: Manh Nguyen Sample Ballot]]>

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