- Sophia Scherman at a glance
Residence: Elk Grove the past 40 years.
Occupation: Owned a travel agency in Elk Grove
for more than a decade. She retired in 1996.
Political career: Board member, Elk Grove (now
Cosumnes) Community Services District, 1996-2000; Elk Grove City
Council, 2000-present; mayor of Elk Grove, 2004 and 2010.
Family: Husband, Lee; daughter, Lynette; four
grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
More information: Sophia Scherman,
916-718-9631; political consultant Duane Dichiara:, 916-997-4784;
— Source: Sophia Scherman
Posted: Wednesday, September 7, 2011 10:53 am
Elk Grove City Councilwoman Sophia Scherman has announced that
she is running for the new 9th Assembly District seat that extends
from Lodi and Galt to South Sacramento.
Scherman, a Republican, is a charter member of the Elk Grove
City Council, which incorporated as a city in 2000. She was mayor
in 2004 and 2010. Now she says she wants to become an Assemblywoman
to fight for fiscal responsibility, preservation of agricultural
land in Lodi, Galt and south Elk Grove, preventing illegal
immigration and making higher education more affordable.
Wednesday, September 7, 2011 10:53 am.