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Lan Diep Running for City Council Again

January 19, 2016

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Statement of Lan Diep Announcing District 4 City Council Bid
When we cast our ballots each election, Americans rededicate ourselves to the founding principles of this great nation: liberty, equality, and self-determination.

But our democracy is undermined when voters aren't presented with a true choice at the polls; it fails when the desire to serve is overcome by the cynical belief that apathy will guarantee victory for the incumbent.

Today, after much reflection on the matter and encouragement from many residents in North San José, I am announcing my candidacy for the office of Councilmember, to represent District 4 on the San José City Council.

North San José has a central role to play in our city’s future development, and it deserves a serious representative who enjoys constituent interaction, who can craft good policy, and who can articulate a shared vision on behalf…