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Santa Clara County, CA June 5, 2012 Election
 Smart Voter Cynthia A. Sevely

Candidate for
Judge - Superior Court; County of Santa Clara; Office 7

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Biographical Highlights
  • Occupation: Deputy District Attorney
  • Graduated from St. Francis High School, Santa Clara University, and Santa Clara University School of Law
  • Veteran prosecutor of 28 years, specialized in prosecuting rapes, child molests, elder abuse, and child and elder homicides.
  • Held special assignment of commencing prosecution on all animal cruelty and neglect cases in the County.
  • Director of the Law Clerk and College Internship Programs at the D.A.'s Office
  • Received the Victim Advocate Award from the Center for Missing and Exploited Children.
  • Currently on Motions Team ensuring valid convictions are not overturned on appeal.
Top Priorities if Elected
  • Serve our community with integrity, fairness, and efficiency.
  • Treat all parties who come to court with dignity and respect.
  • Support drug treatment programs and rehabilitation for low level, non-violent drug offenders.
Questions on Issues

The Leagues of Women Voters of Santa Clara County asked questions on the issues of all candidates for this office.
Read the answers from Cynthia A. Sevely
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Key Endorsements
  • 47 Superior Court Judges/Commissioners (current/ret.)
  • 12 Peace Officer Associations in the County, Sheriff Laurie Smith
  • COPE: Elected Officials including Supervisors and Councilmembers
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