Judge Persky Is Recalled

KCBS Radio Morning News
June 06, 2018 - 6:30 am

SAN JOSE (KCBS Radio) -- Santa Clara County voters decisively recalled Superior Court Judge Aaron Persky from the bench in Tuesday's election.

As of Wednesday morning, with 81% of precincts reporting, the "yes" vote on Persky's recall led 60% to 40%. The separate question of replacing Persky shows Cindy Seeley Hendrickson with a wide lead over Angela Storey.

Persky was targeted for recall after handing down a six-month sentence in the case of Brock Turner, a former Stanford University swimmer wh was convicted of sexual assault.