Ken Yeager will term out of his role as Santa Clara County Supervisor for District 4 next year. District 4 includes the cities of Santa Clara, Campbell, much of west San Jose, and the unincorporated Cambrian and Burbank districts.
The Board of Supervisors have legislative, executive and quasi-judicial powers. Learn more about how California utilizes the counties’ Board of Supervisors here: www.counties.org/general-information/county-structure-0.
The primary election will be held in June 2018. With the election a year away, Santa Clarans have ample time to choose a candidate.
Running in the 2018 District 4 race as of now are:
Dominic Caserta: Santa Clara’s very own Vice Mayor has his eye on the Board of Supervisors seat. Learn more about his campaign at www.dominiccaserta.com or shoot him an email to Dominic@DominicCaserta.com.
Jason Baker: Baker was a Campbell Councilmember and currently works for the California State Assembly as District Director for Assemblymember Evan Low. Learn more about Baker at his website: jasonbakerforsupervisor.com. He also has an email for his campaign:firstname.lastname@example.org.
Susan Ellenberg: Ellenberg is on the San Jose Unified School District Board of Trustees and is the director of the Silicon Valley Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership San Jose. See her website www.susanellenberg.com. She can be reached via email at email@example.com.
There is still time for additional candidates to throw their hats in the ring.
Keep up on this local election by looking into the candidates resumes and platforms. For more information on our current representative and what the job entails visit Yager’s page: www.sccgov.org/sites/d4/Pages/d4.aspx