Anh Colton, 48, of Cupertino, has had no law enforcement experience in the last five years. California law requires that candidates for sheriff have at least one year of law enforcement experience within the last five years.
The contests for mayor of San Jose, Santa Clara County sheriff, all four of the contested San Jose City Council races and the one contested county supervisor race will have runoff elections in November with the top two finishers.
The approximately 25,000 ballots counted by the Registrar of Voters Elections Division June 9 didn’t change any trends or flip any projected outcomes, but did suggest the early, expected outcomes are more likely to hold.
In the latest San Jose Inside Power Poll, the would-be supervisor’s political fortunes have rebounded since a majority of incumbent supervisors realigned district boundaries, making him temporarily ineligible to join them.
Parents of Audrie Pott, the Saratoga teen who committed suicide after being sexually assaulted by classmates, are furious about a political mailer that makes it look like they support Kevin Jensen in the Santa Clara County sheriff’s race.
An independent expenditure committee supporting Kevin Jensen's bid for sheriff wrote a $2,500 check to Crime Victims United, an organization that subsequently endorsed Jensen just days after the latest filing period.