The former jurist is asking for help paying down a small fortune in court-ordered debt incurred from challenging the recall campaign.
Voters on Tuesday ousted Judge Aaron Persky, ending what’s being called the highest-profile political campaign ever in Santa Clara County.
Santa Clara County voters deserves judges who take sexual violence seriously and who are not biased in favor of privileged perpetrators.
The #MeToo ethos fuels the effort to oust Santa Clara County Judge Aaron Persky from the bench in an unprecedented recall election.
Municipal whistle-blowers—and political shysters—may no longer be protected by anonymity, if a proposal by the city’s Elections Commission is approved. The proposal suggests that all written complaints of improprieties be signed before they are submitted to a law firm for investigation, and that callers to the anonymous tip hotline state their precise relationship to the person they are accusing.
The proposal was made in response to a series of allegations surrounding former mayor Tom McEnery, which ultimately were found to have no merit.