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Santa Clara County, CA June 3, 2008 Election
 Smart Voter Jesús "Jess" Valencia

Candidate for
Judge - Superior Court; County of Santa Clara; Office 8

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Biographical Highlights
  • Occupation: Superior Court Commissioner
  • Judicial Experience (January 2007 to present)
  • Judge Pro Tem Experience (6 yrs.)
  • Civil & Criminal Law Experience (20 yrs.)
  • City of San Jose Elections Commission (3.5 yrs)
  • Santa Clara Law School Bd. of Visitors (12 yrs)
  • SCU Owens Lawyer of the Year Award (2001)
Top Priorities if Elected
  • Bring fresh ideas & approaches to the juvenile justice system.
  • Work with community groups to address juvenile crime & gang violence.
  • Work with community groups to improve access to the courts.
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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 Jesús "Jess" Valencia
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Key Endorsements
  • Congresswomen Zoe Lofgren
  • Assemblymembers J. Beall, J. Coto, & S. Lieber
  • San Jose City Councilmembers N. Campos, K. Chu, F. Williams
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Position Papers
Judicial Elections, Part 1
The Importance of An Independent and Unbiased Judge.
Judicial Elections, Part 2
Who Decides Who Gets To Be A Judge?
Judicial Elections, Part 3
Criteria Voters Should Consider In Electing Judges
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