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City Council Election 2011: District 9


Elisa Chan (incumbent)

Phone: (210) 990-8888

Websites:, Twitter, Facebook

Bio: Chan was born in Taiwan and moved to the United States in 1988, becoming a U.S. citizen in 1999. Chan is a co-owner and president of Unitech Consulting Engineers, Inc., and was first elected to council last term.

Current coverage: Questionable choices mark three seeking reelection

Campaign Contributions (as of April 14): $16,550



Jose Valdez, Jr.

Phone: (210) 274-1717

Website: Facebook

Bio: Valdez has declares his City Council bid as part of a larger plan to become mayor and, eventually, to rise to Texas governor. Valdez says he has started a political party he calls “Popular Sovereignty.”

Campaign Contributions (as of April 14): $419.21




Find out what district you live in, how to register to vote, information on the the other districts and more in our 2011 City Council Election Guide.