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Councilmember Anthony Becker

District 6


(408) 615-2250


Anthony Becker describes himself as a ºdirector, writer, actor, cinematographer, videographer and political activist” on his LinkedIn profile. That political activism drove him to run in 2016 for Santa Clara City Council and then for Santa Clara mayor in 2018. He was finally successful in his third run in 2020, after a couple years on the Planning Commission. Becker talked about his priorities with Silicon Valley Voice: “The most critical and immediate challenges we face are traffic and delivering affordable housing that is actually affordable. … Santa Clara at its heart is a blue collar town and we need programs that make it possible for all of us to thrive here.”

First elected: November 2020

Day job: Content moderator specialist at Accenture

Alma maters: San Jose State University (bachelor's degree, radio, film and television); De Anza College (associate’s degree, cinematography and film/video production)

Assignments: TBA

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Demands for Santa Clara Councilmember Anthony Becker to resign ultimately went unheeded by the conclusion of a seven-hour meeting. The Santa Clara City Council voted 4-2 not to schedule a future debate over whether to press Becker to resign, with Becker abstaining.

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Newly released transcripts reveal details of the ongoing legal saga featuring Santa Clara Councilmember Anthony Becker, who pled not guilty to charges for the alleged leak of a secret grand jury report. The criminal grand jury heard testimony from 21 officials in March and April, from city leaders to political insiders and 49ers' executives.

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Santa Clara Councilmember Anthony Becker pleaded not guilty to charges that he leaked a confidential civil grand jury report to the San Francisco 49ers organization and lied about his actions. Becker was indicted by the DA’s office last month and faces a felony perjury charge.

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Related Santa Clara, the developer of the massive residential-commercial project near Levi’s Stadium this week contributed $100,000 to Mayor Lisa Gillmor’s reelection campaign through a newly established independent committee according to campaign documents filed Thursday.

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Santa Clara Councilmember Anthony Becker, who represents District 6, plans to run against six-year incumbent Mayor Lisa Gillmor in November if she seeks reelection.
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