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Santa Clara County, CA June 2, 1998 Primary


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Laurie R. Smith 57,540 votes 24.7%

  • Occupation: Assistant Sheriff, County of Santa Clara
  • 25 Years Experience
  • Eight Years as Assistant Sheriff (2nd in Command of the Sheriff's Office)
  • Bachelors - Administration of Justice - San Jose State University
  • Masters - Management - California Polytechnic University, Pomona
  • California Law Enforcement Command College
  • F.B.I. National Academy
  • Domestic Violence
  • Gangs & Graffiti
  • High Technology Crime
Ruben Diaz 51,426 votes 22.1%
(This candidate has not responded to Smart Voter)
  • Occupation: Assistant Sheriff
  • Phone: (408) 923-5111; Addr: 841 Milo Ct, San Jose, CA 95133
Tom Sing 47,987 votes 20.6%
(This candidate has not responded to Smart Voter)
  • Occupation: Assistant Sheriff
  • Phone: (408) 262-7590; Addr: 2071 Seacliff Dr, Milpitas, CA 95035
Jose L. Salcido 39,639 votes 17.0%
  • Occupation: Sheriff's Sergeant/Father
  • Associate of Arts Degree: Administration of Justice - San Jose City College - 1976
  • Bachelor of Science Degree: Business Management with a cooncentration in Accounting - San Jose State University - 1983
  • Masters Degree - Completed all course work for a degree in Public Administration - San Jose State. Currently finishing his thesis on Humanistic Management in Law Enforcement. Scheduled to graduate this year.
  • Protecting Seniors from Scams
  • Work collaboratively with our schools and families to reduce drug use and juvenile crime
  • Fight High-Tech Crime
Brian Beck 36,418 votes 15.6%
(This candidate has not responded to Smart Voter)
  • Occupation: Sheriff's Captain
  • Phone: (408) 266-2233; Addr: 5011 Selinda Ln, San Jose, CA 95124

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