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November 8, 2016 — California General Election

Mayor of Morgan HillCandidate for Mayor

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Steve Tate

Mayor of Morgan Hill
10,778 votes (62.72%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • MANAGED growth of residents and businesses (jobs), Also of medical services, recreational offerings and transportation services.
  • Maintain community values to preserve small-town, neighborly feel.
  • Continue to Guide downtown redevelopment in conformance with the new General Plan and the 2009 Downtown Specific Plan.



Profession:25 years of service to the City as Planning Commissioner, Council member and mayor (10 years). Prior 37 year with IBM.
Mayor, Mayor of Morgan Hill — Elected position (2006–2016)
President, Santa Clara County Cities Association — Elected position (2014–2015)
City Council Member, Morgan Hill City Council — Elected position (1998–2006)
Variouus Marketing and Management Roles, IBM (1966–2004)
Planning Commissioner, Morgan Hill Planning Commission — Appointed position (1991–1998)


University of California - Berkeley BS, Mathematics (1966)

Community Activities

Board Memeber, Housing Trust orf Silicon Valley (2004–current)
Board Member, Boys and Girls Club of Silicon Valley (2013–current)
Board Member, Edward Boss Prado Foundation (2015–current)
Board Member, St. Louise Hospital Foundation (2016–current)
Past Pesident, Board Member, Rotary Club of Morgan Hill (1995–current)

Who supports this candidate?

Elected Officials (3)

  • Honorable Mike Wasserman, County Supervisor
  • Honorabble Bill Monning, California State Senator
  • Honorable Luis Alejo, California State Assembly Member

Political Beliefs

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