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November 8, 2016 — California General Election

City of CupertinoCandidate for City Council

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Jerry Liu

Research Engineering Manager
5,230 votes (14.35%)
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Advocate balanced and sustainable growth so that we do not build at the expense of our neighborhoods and our schools. Keep Cupertino family friendly and maintain our quality of life.
  • Fix the parking shortage at Cupertino Library and Extend current library hours to improve accessibility for students and seniors.
  • Increase public safety resources for police and fire services, and reduce traffic congestion around our elementary, middle, and high schools.



Profession:Research Engineering Manager
Research Engineering Manager, HP Inc (2007–current)
Commissioner (Chair 2014, 2016), Cupertino Library Commission — Appointed position (2013–current)


Cornell University Master of Engineering, Electrical Engineering (1992)
Cornell University Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering (1991)

Community Activities

Vice President, Cupertino Library Foundation (2013–current)
President, Lincoln Elementary School Site Council (2013–current)
Vice President, Lincoln Elementary PTA (2013–current)
Board member, Bay Area for Clean Environment (2014–current)
Board Member, Asian American Parent Association (2015–current)

Who supports this candidate?

Featured Endorsements

  • Santa Clara County Democratic Party
  • South Bay AFL-CIO Labor Council
  • Cupertino Chamber of Commerce

Organizations (2)

  • Silicon Valley Associations of Realtors (SILVAR) Legislative Committee
  • Silicon Valley Asian Pacific American Democratic Club (APA Dem)

Elected Officials (9)

  • Congressman Mike Honda
  • Santa Clara County Board of Education Vice President Michael Chang
  • Palo Alto Councilmember Cory Wolbach
  • Sunnyvale Councilmember Larry Klein
  • Cupertino Sanitary District Director Angela Chen
  • Cupertino Councilmember Gilbert Wong
  • Cupertino Mayor Barry Chang
  • Cupertino Councilmember Darcy Paul
  • Cupertino Union School Board Trustee Kristen Lyn

Individuals (8)

  • Cupertino Library Foundation President Eno Schmidt
  • Bay Area for Clean Environment Boardmember Bob Hogin
  • Bay Area for Clean Environment Boardmember John Bartas
  • Bay Area for Clean Environment Boardmember Rich Adler
  • Bay Area for Clean Environment Boardmember Tim Brand
  • Bay Area for Clean Environment Boardmember Paula Wallis
  • Cupertino Fine Arts Commission Chair Diana Matler
  • Former Assemblymember Paul Fong

Videos (2)

— October 4, 2016 City of Cupertino

Cupertino City Council Candidate Jerry Liu presents his views in this special two-minute election video.  Created by the City of Cupertino

— October 4, 2016 City of Cupertino

2016 CREST Award ceremony for Jerry Liu, includes a short vignette of his community volunteer contributions

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