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November 6, 2018 — California General Election
Local

City of Monte SerenoCandidate for City Council

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Shawn Leuthold

Attorney
895 votes (22.68%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • My #1 priority is finding solutions to the state housing mandate before the next 2023 housing cycle. Regionalization would be ideal so we can cooperate with nearby cities to make sure that higher-density housing is sited on transit corridors.
  • Monte Sereno must continue to increase transparency. The City Council and city staff need to improve communications and citizen involvement in setting budget and agenda priorities.
  • I want to build much stronger bonds between neighbors in the city. I aim to do this through the emergency preparedness programs which create block leaders, hold events and get neighbors to meet and watch out for each other.

Experience

Experience

Profession:Attorney
Attorney, Law Office of Shawn T. Leuthold (1995–current)

Education

Santa Clara University Law School JD, Law (1995)

Biography

I am a resident of Monte Sereno for the past 12 years.

My wife and I raised our two daughters here. They both attended Daves, Fisher and Los Gatos High. My youngest is now 19 and attending De Anza. My oldest is 23 and working for a venture-backed startup company up the peninsula.

I am a graduate of Santa Clara Law School (1995). I have had my own law practice for 23 years specializing in business and family law.  I love working in law where every day I get to help people find solutions to complicated and often life-changing problems and to pursue new opportunities.

Political Beliefs

Political Philosophy

Local government works best when everyone participates, we all listen to each other, and we find solutions together. 

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