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Kansen Chu


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Date Party Office Votes Result
11-04-2014 Democratic AD-25 57718 Win
11-08-2016 Democratic AD-25 107821 Win
11-06-2018 Democratic AD-25 98612 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: October 27, 1952 in Taipei, Taiwan
Married: Daisy (m. 1976)
Children: Ann and Walt

2000: Candidate for San Jose City Council (Lost)
2002-2006: Member, Berryessa Union School Board
2007-2014: Member, San Jose City Council
2020: Candidate for Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors (Lost)
2021-Present: Member, Berryessa Union School Board
2022: Primary Candidate for AD-25 (Lost; 18.4%)
2024: Primary Candidate for San Jose City Council (Pending)

  • LEGISLATION: Author of AB 2496 (2016) which would have ended California's participation in Daylight Savings. (Died; never referred to committee)
  • LEGISLATION: Author of AB 807 (2018) which became Proposition 9 on the November 2018 ballot, proposing to end the use of Daylight Savings Time in California.