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June 7, 2016 — California Primary Election
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Santa Clara County Democratic Party — Democratic PartyCandidate for County Central Committee, Assembly District 24

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Alyson L. Abramowitz

Democratic
Incumbent
22,581 votes (15.64%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Jobs - My top priority is to support the creation and availability of a wide variety of jobs, from high tech and biotech to construction and service, including the progressive agenda of equal pay for equal work.
  • Housing – My second priority is to support housing, at both middle class and affordable levels, and associated enhancements to public transportation and infrastructure, so everyone can live in our beautiful area, while balancing the desire for a subu
  • Democrats – My third priority is to continue to strengthen our local, State, and National Democratic Party so we have sufficient allies to ensure support of jobs, housing, education, and more can be accomplished.

Experience

Experience

Profession:Management Consultant
Member, Santa Clara County Democratic Central Committee, AD24, AD22 (redistricted) — Elected position (1999–current)

Education

Carnegie Mellon University BS (current)

Community Activities

Member, CA State Central Committee (1999–current)
Secretary, CA Democratic Party Disabilities Caucus (2013–current)
Chair, CA Democratic Party Business & Professional Caucus (2007–2010)

Biography

 

I grew up in the suburbs of New York, in an area with a similar feel to Silicon Valley but way worse weather. My parents instilled a passion for making the world a better place which continues to be a core value. I attended Carnegie-Mellon University and, after graduation, became a software engineer, development manager, and software architect. I represented the USA around the world in technical standards committees for computers and telephony where I was one of the first women to take on this role. I now work as a management consultant, helping clients achieve high performing groups with significant business value, primarily in eCommerce. I have a passion for travel and visited many countries around the world. I volunteer with homeless youth, at StandUp for Kids, where we provide mentoring, food, clothing, and other services. I love to hike and enjoy the wonderful CA weather and active lifestyle.

 

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