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City of FremontCandidate for City Council, District 1

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Chandrakala "Chandu" Siramdas

Mother/Businesswoman
2,330 votes (27.41%)
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • TRAFFIC CONGESTION : Support Dumbarton Rail Corridor Modernize traffic signal systems, Add companies shuttle service, Expand Park & Rides Improve AC Transit & Public Transport options
  • AFFORDABLE HOUSING : Encourage smart & planned growth Promote transit & workforce housing; LOCAL JOBS: Encourage small & mid-size businesses, Develop incubating center to promote budding entrepreneurs with new ideas
  • SAFETY & PROTECTION : Advocate for North Fremont Police Substation, Invest in Technology & LPR system, Minimize response time & Increase patrolling

Experience

Education

Osmania University Masters in Political Science (1994)
Osmania University Bachelors in Law (1994)

Community Activities

TCA, A nonproft organization, Chairperson (2016–current)

Biography

I have Bachelor’s in Economics, a Master’s in Political Science and I even have a
Bachelor’s in Law, but not practicing. I am a Businesswoman & also a Community Leader spearheading the nonprofit organizations in the leadership roles for 15 years. I have been
living in District-1 for 17 years. I am a
mother of two sons. Both my children are the proud products of FUSD public school system, studied from K to 12. They both now pursuing Robotic
Engineering
. My beloved husband, Shravan Siramdas is a Senior Executive with a Top-Tier Technology Company. Shravan has been devoting his time to innovating technologies that can influence human lives.

 

Who supports this candidate?

Featured Endorsements

  • FREMONT POLICE ASSOCIATION (FPA)
  • FREMONT FIREFIGHTERS, 1689
  • PLANNED PARENTHOOD ADVOCATES MAR MONTE

Elected Officials (7)

  • Hon. TERESA COX, VICE-CHAIR, OHLONE BOARD
  • Hon. JEFF WANG, BOARD MEMBER, NHUSD, UNION CITY
  • Hon. GARY SINGH, COUNCIL MEMBER, UNION CITY
  • Hon. VIVIEN ANGELICA LARSEN,OHLONE BOARD
  • Hon. MIKE BUCCI, COUNCIL MEMBER, NEWARK
  • Hon. BILL HARRISON, FORMER MAYOR, FREMONT
  • Hon. BILL QUIRK, ASSEMBLY MEMBER, DISTRICT-20

Individuals (4)

  • Hon. SALIM MASTHAN, FOUNDER, ISLAMIC CENTER
  • Hon. JAYARAM KOMATI, FORMER PRESIDENT, TANA
  • Hon. DHARAM SALWAN & VIJAY SALWAN
  • Hon. JEEVAN ZUTSHI, FOUNDER, IACF

Political Beliefs

Political Philosophy

My single-line objective is to make Fremont a CITI OF CHOICE for Superior Education, Local Jobs, Safe and Quality Living. Please visit www.go2chandu.com to understand how our issues are interlinked and can be attempted adequately with my vision for a better Fremont grounded on Education, Employment and Empowerment.

I will accept nothing less than transparency, accountability and balance in actions that impact us. I pledge to listen to and work with people and other governing organizations for positive change. I can be a Decisive, Determined, and Dependable leader for Ardenwood, District-1. My philosophy is “Fremont-First”, and my idea of ethical governance is “Appeasement of None & Justice for All”.

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