- Candidate at a glance
Employment: Scherman worked at a travel agency for five years before opening her own business, Sophia's Travel in Downtown Elk Grove. She had 11 employees and owned the business for a decade before retiring.
Political career: In 1996, Scherman was elected to the Elk Grove Community Services District, serving for four years. She then was elected to the first Elk Grove City Council in 2000. She served as the first and only woman mayor in 2004 and 2010. From 2004 to 2009, she served on the State Park and Recreation Commission.
How to find out more information: Go to www.sophiaforassembly.com.
Posted: Saturday, May 26, 2012 12:00 am
As a member of the first Elk Grove City Council, Sophia Scherman said she knows what it takes to balance a budget.
The two-time mayor decided to run for Assembly because she is frustrated with the number of state programs, and that no one is taking a close look at them.
Saturday, May 26, 2012 12:00 am.