Judge Candidate Clara Levers Announces Countywide EndorsementsNov 21, 2023 12:52PM ● By Levers for Judge News Release
DAVIS, CA (MPG) - Deputy Attorney General Clara Levers announced on November 10th, 2023, several key endorsements from across Yolo County, including numerous elected officials, the Yolo County Deputy District Attorneys Association, and 50 local attorneys and prosecutors.
Some of her key endorsements include:
Tom Lopez, Yolo County Sheriff; Jeff Reisig, Yolo County District Attorney; Angel Barajas, Yolo County Supervisor; Oscar Villegas, Yolo County Supervisor; Lucas Frerichs, Yolo County Supervisor; Mike McGowan, Yolo County Supervisor (fmr.); Freddie Oakley, Yolo County Clerk-Recorder (fmr.); Jesse Ortiz, Yuba Community College District Trustee; Mayra Vega, Woodland City Councilmember; Rich Lansburg, Woodland City Councilmember; Tom Stallard, Woodland City Councilmember; Ann Evans, Davis Mayor (fmr.); Delaine Eastin, State Superintendent of Education (ret.)
In response to the widespread support, Levers stated,“I am so grateful for the outpouring of support I have received from across Yolo County, and from people of such wide-ranging political, ideological, geographic, and professional backgrounds. I am committed to serving everyone in Yolo County equally and fairly, which I believe is reflected in this diverse coalition of support I have received.”
For the past 15 years, Levers has worked as a Deputy Attorney General. Serving in the Criminal Division, Appeals, Writs, and Trials Section, Levers has represented the State of California in state and federal courts, managed complex litigation, and prosecuted criminal cases. Levers is a subject-matter expert on search and seizure and has trained law enforcement officials and prosecutors around the state. Levers has also been a leader on key policy related to protecting the rights of immigrants and upholding the reproductive rights of women across the country. Levers is heavily involved in the community, volunteering with Girl Scouts Troop 1686 in Davis and with the Woodland Swim Team. Levers speaks fluent Spanish and has been a volunteer attorney with the California Rural Legal Assistance Foundation for over two decades, assisting individuals and families with naturalization and DACA applications. Levers earned her Bachelor’s Degree from Mills College in Oakland and her Juris Doctor from UC Davis School of Law. Clara lives in Woodland with her husband and two children.
Levers is running for the Yolo County Superior Court seat left vacant by the departure of Judge Rosenberg, in the March 5th presidential primary election.