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Sally Lieber announces intention to run for Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors

Original post made on Apr 4, 2023

The former state assembly member and Mountain View City Council member, and current state Board of Equalization member, announced Monday that she will run for Santa Clara County’s Fifth District Supervisor seat in 2024.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, April 4, 2023, 10:43 AM

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Posted by Maher
a resident of Martens-Carmelita
on Apr 4, 2023 at 6:36 pm

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HOORAY for Sally and Santa Clara County. Still love both tho' now living in Medford Oregon. Hope y'all are keeping dry and safe.

Posted by Chris
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Apr 4, 2023 at 9:38 pm

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First she bails out on MV Council early and now she wants to bail out on the replacement gig early. And this is after previously being on Council and leaving for a different position 20 years ago. As a MV voter I feel used. Now as a BoE voter I feel used. How long would she keep her supe job before running for something else?

Posted by Nora S.
a resident of Rex Manor
on Apr 5, 2023 at 1:28 pm

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@ Chris,

I totally agree. Not only does this office-hopping show a callous disregard for voters and taxpayers, it demonstrates a glaring inability to plan ahead. I'm done voting for this status-seeking politician.

Posted by Steven Nelson
a resident of Cuesta Park
on Apr 7, 2023 at 11:49 am

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Of the two Council members now running - which do you think will better work for the interests and problems of Mountain View, Palo Alto, Los Altos and Sunnyvale? I think Lieber more represents the type of work-toward-solutions and the social progressive bent that I would like.

I know that MAK has wide ranging regional experience, by all her commission and regional board responsibilities over the last decade. BUT Lieber has just as much experience and IMO, better experience with Policy (state legislature) and better consistency with what she fights for.
[don't want fights against homeless and RV residents]

peace and love

Posted by DEWT
a resident of Waverly Park
on Apr 9, 2023 at 7:02 pm

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Margaret Abe Koba has shown consistent leadership; she has worked diligently for all the citizens of Mountain View and I think she deserves to move on to the Board of Supervisors where she will work quietly and effectively for all of us. I think Sally Lieber is just a flash in the pan, jumping from one elected office to another -- she's just interested in making waves and moving on to the next spot that's good for Sally.

Posted by Steven Nelson
a resident of Cuesta Park
on Apr 25, 2023 at 8:13 am

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Is Sally Lieber a "flash in the pan?" for elective office (decades?) or is she conversely a "career politician?" To me, it seems like both MAK and Lieber have about the same experience, but Lieber's is at a slightly higher level because of her state legislator experience, she was reelected till term-limited.

IF Supervisor Simitian didn't run and 'fill the spot' many years ago, we know MAK was going to run (announced and then withdrew) and it would not At All have been a surprise to me and others if Leiber would also have run back then.

Posted by MyOpinion
a resident of Sylvan Park
on Jun 1, 2023 at 8:12 pm

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Margaret Ave Koga has my vote. I have never seen a politician make more changes than Sally position a stepping stone to the next? Settle down Sally do your job, political office is not meant to be a revolving door!

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