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Jim Cooper


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Date Party Office Votes Result
11-04-2014 Democratic AD-09 50188 Win
11-08-2016 Democratic AD-09 109979 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: January 5, 1964 in Verdun, France
Married: Kristen
Children: Four daughters

1980s: Police Officer, City of Stockton
1984-2014: Deputy, Sacramento Sheriff's Department
2001-2003: Commander, Sacramento County Jail
2001-2014: Member, Elk Grove City Council
2001: Mayor, City of Elk Grove
2010: Candidate for Sacramento County Sheriff (Lost; 49.34%)

  • CLOSE CONTEST: Cooper lost the 2010 election by 3,660 votes, or 0.72%.

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