Community, I am proud to announce today that Congresswoman Doris Matsui has endorsed my campaign for Sacramento City Council District 4. “Joe Yee will bring people together and move our city forward,” she said. She has been a champion for Sacramento and has fought to protect our levees; expand mass transit; promote smart planning; and [...]
However, when asked about current or former government officials who had endorsed their campaigns, the stark differences of each candidate’s public persona came into the spotlight. Yee, as always, was noticeably more quiet and concise with his answer. With his feet firmly planted behind the podium, he offered up his endorsement from current District 4 [...]
“Wow! What a great turnout for tonight’s event. I am humbled by the strong showing of support. To grow up a a first generation American, to learn English as a second language, and to now be a candidate to represent a city that his given my family and me so many opportunities- it’s an overwhelming feeling.”
Sacramento, CA – Region Builders, a building industry coalition founded by the Sacramento Regional Builders Exchange that includes thirteen esteemed local trade and professional associations and industry businesses, has endorsed Sacramento City Council Candidate Joe Yee for District 4. View PDF
The chat is now available below. Our next Sac Press Live chat will feature a discussion with architect and District 4 City Council candidate Joe Yee about the upcoming election and some of the issues the district faces. We’ll be asking Yee where he stands on neighborhood issues such as waste collection, utility rates and traffic and [...]
I am proud to be endorsed by Sacramento County Supervisor Jimmie Yee, Sacramento County Supervisor Don Nottoli, Sacramento City Council Member Kevin McCarty, Sacramento City Council Member Sandy Sheedy, Sacramento City Council Member Darrell Fong, Sacramento City Unified School Board Member Darrell Woo, and Sacramento City Unified School Board Member Patrick Kennedy.
Joe has been an architect and small business owner in Sacramento for over 35 years. He and his firm have designed the renovation of schools, libraries and other Sacramento landmarks like the Memorial Auditorium. As chair of the Planning Commission and the Sacramento 2030 General Plan Committee, Joe understands how to build sustainable, neighborhood-oriented cities. [...]
Joe has called Sacramento home for all 61 years of his life. He attended Washington and Newton Booth Elementary Schools, Sutter Junior High School and graduated from McClatchy High School. Joe and his wife Daphne of 36 years have lived in the same Land Park home since 1976. They have two grown children who attended neighborhood [...]
After the death of Mayor Joe Serna in 2000, then-Councilmember Jimmie Yee was appointed to serve as Mayor and creating a vacancy on the City Council. Joe was appointed by the City Council to fill that vacancy and served as the Councilmember representing District 4.
During his time on the City Council, Joe’s work included hosting a community forum on the future of the Zoo, improvements to 15th and 16th Street under Highway 80, planning for the Broadway business area, the design and construction of the Southside Park Community Center, the installation of traffic calming measures on Vallejo Way, the [...]
Joe Yee for City Council 2012, ID #1342829.
- Jimmie Yee, County of Sacramento, Board of Supervisors, District 2
- Don Nottoli, County of Sacramento, Board of Supervisors, District 5
- Patrick Kennedy, Sacramento City Unified School District, Board of Education, Area 7
- Darrel Woo, Sacramento City Unified School District Member, Board of Education, Area 6
There was a small update today from the county, they counted the remaining vote by mail ballots and 4,000 of the 31,000 provisional ballots county wide. My deficit has narrowed to 139. Hang tight!
Louis Hein I hope that they get all of the votes counted on time to certify them all, isn't there a deadline?
November 22, 2012 at 2:07 am
Dennis-Kathie Yoneda Keeping my fingers crossed for you, Joe!
November 22, 2012 at 3:45 pm
Hope everyone has a great Thanksgiving. We have much to be thankful for. And congratulations to campaign volunteers Caliph Assagai and Adele Din for passing the California State Bar!!! Hang tight.
Thanks and have Happy Thanksgiving.
Today's update: I'm down by 151, a little less than the last update. There are still 31,000 provisional ballots to count. The next update won't be until next week. Hang tight!
Wayne J. Sjolund Best wishes my friend!
November 20, 2012 at 12:43 am
Francine Kammeyer Krug Geez, Joe --- too bad we're not in Chicago --- I'd go vote a few more (dozen) times. Hang in there.
November 20, 2012 at 7:32 pm
Steve Hansen: 10715 (50.29)
Joe Yee: 10555 (49.54)
I am now down by 160 votes. There are still 31,000 provisional ballots to count. Next update is 11/19. Hang tight!
Marilyn Anderson Wow...suspense roller coaster
November 16, 2012 at 2:05 pm
Sheryn Jensen Wow...tight race!
November 16, 2012 at 11:40 pm
Todays update: Joe Yee: 9705 Steve Hansen: 9813. We're down 108, with more ballots to count- hang tight!
Harold Fong This will come down to the provisional ballots.
November 14, 2012 at 8:17 am
Mario Guerrero Good luck Joe! Whoever wins, it was a good race and you both should be proud. You are a stand up guy.
November 14, 2012 at 8:06 pm
The next update will be on Tuesday 11/13 at 3pm. There are 98,000 vote by mail and 31,000 provisional ballots left to count across the county. There are perhaps 4-5,000 more in District 4.
Matthew Sprague Good luck Joe
November 10, 2012 at 12:49 am
Jane Blue I voted by mail. Hope it's counted soon.
November 10, 2012 at 12:53 am
Jason Noh Fingers crossed. Good luck Joe! We put our sign up until every vote is counted.
November 10, 2012 at 4:43 am
Today's update - Joe Yee: 8594 Steve Hansen: 8548. We are now up 46 and over came 75 votes. Still plenty of ballots to count over the next two weeks - hang tight!
Jeannie Cheung The boys are pulling for you.
November 10, 2012 at 3:28 am
Elaine Russell To say it's close is an understatement!
November 13, 2012 at 11:43 pm
Thank you to all my family, friends, supporters, and volunteers! We knew this was going to be a close election and we fought for every vote in every precinct.
Andee Leisy You and Ami are going to be the end of the rest of us :)- hanging tight! thanks for the updates here
November 8, 2012 at 1:17 am
Across the County there are 162,000 vote by mail ballots and 31,000 provisional ballots to count. The first update will be at 3pm this Friday 11/9. I do not know when the update after that will be. We do not know how many will be counted or how many will be from my race.