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Pete Constant

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Preceded by  Linda J. LeZotte
Role  American Politician
Political party  Republican
Spouse  Julie
Children  Five
Party  Republican Party
Name  Pete Constant

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Profession  Photographer / Former Police Officer /
Education  Boynton High School, Saint Mary's College of California

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Pete Constant (born October 22, 1963) is an American politician from California, formerly Councilmember for District 1 of the San Jose, California City Council. Constant is a former San Jose Police Officer (1989–2000) and has owned several photography businesses. Constant was elected to the City Council during the June 2006 Primary Election and was sworn into office in January 2007.


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Pete Constant attended Blackford High School in San José, Ca., and received his B.A., Management degree at Saint Mary's College of California, followed by his M.A., Leadership, St. Mary's College of California

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Pete Constant was elected June 6, 2006 with more than 64% of the vote. Pete Constant replaced Councilmember Linda LeZotte, who had served eight years before being term-limited in 2006. Constant was reelected in June 2010 with 66% in a three-way contest. His second term on the Council ends in January 2015.

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Since assuming office, Constant has taken an activist role as the sole conservative on the Council. Positions taken by Constant that attracted media attention included his proposal to prevent access to online pornography on computers at San Jose Public Libraries in 2007 and his refusal to vote for the citywide plastic bag ban in late 2010.


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