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Stanislaus CountyCandidate for District Attorney

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Birgit Fladager

Stanislaus County District Attorney
83,480 votes (60.54%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Enhance use of technology to increase efficiency while moving toward a paperless file system.
  • Continue high level of outreach and services to crime victims.
  • Maintain vigorous prosecution of serious and violent offenders; review cold cases using newly available technology.

Experience

Experience

Profession:Stanislaus County District Attorney
District Attorney (Elected), Stanislaus County (2006–current)
District Attorney, Stanislaus County — Elected position (2006–current)
Chief Deputy District Attorney, Stanislaus County (1999–2006)
Deputy District Attorney, Stanislaus County (1990–1999)
JAG Lieutenant,, United States Navy (1986–1990)

Education

University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law J.D., Law (1986)
St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN B.A., Political Science (1983)

Community Activities

President -, California District Attorneys' Association (2018–current)
Board Member -, Modesto Rotary Club (2018–current)
Prosecutor of the Year -, Crime Victims United (2018–current)
Outstanding Woman of the Year -, Stanislaus County Commission on Women (2014–2014)
Prosecutor of the Year -, California District Attorneys Association (2005–2005)

Who supports this candidate?

Featured Endorsements

  • MODESTO POLICE OFFICERS' ASSOCIATION
  • STANISLAUS COUNTY SHERIFF'S SUPERVISORS ASSOCIATION (Sergeants)
  • CALIFORNIA DISTRICT ATTORNEY INVESTIGATORS ASSOCIATION

Organizations (12)

  • CRIME VICTIMS UNITED
  • STANISLAUS COUNTY FARM BUREAU
  • STANISLAUS COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY INVESTIGATORS' ASSOCIATION
  • MODESTO POLICE OFFICERS' ASSOCIATION
  • STANISLAUS COUNTY DEPUTY PROBATION OFFICERS ASSOCIATION
  • CERES POLICE OFFICERS ASSOCIATION
  • STANISLAUS COUNTY SWORN MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION (LIEUTENANTS)
  • STANISLAUS COUNTY SHERIFF'S SUPERVISORS ASSOCIATION (SERGEANTS)
  • OAKDALE POLICE OFFICERS ASSOCIATION
  • TURLOCK ASSOCIATED POLICE OFFICERS
  • MODESTO CITY FIREFIGHTERS ASSOCIATION
  • CALIFORNIA DISTRICT ATTORNEY INVESTIGATORS' ASSOCIATION

Elected Officials (24)

  • HEATH FLORA - California State Assembly
  • JEFF DENHAM - United States Congress
  • CATHLEEN GALCIANI - California State Senator
  • ADAM CHRISTIANSON - Stanislaus County Sheriff
  • TERRY WITHROW - Stanislaus County Supervisor
  • RAY SIMON - Former Stanislaus County Supervisor
  • JIM DEMARTINI - Stanislaus County Supervisor
  • JEFF GROVER - Former Stanislaus County Supervisor
  • LES WEIDMAN - Retired Stanislaus County Sheriff
  • CINDY MARKS - Modesto City Schools Trustee
  • AMY ELLIOTT-NEUMANN - Modesto City Schools Trustee
  • DOUG HARMS - Retired Stanislaus County Assessor
  • PAUL CARUSO - Former Stanislaus County Supervisor
  • BILL LYONS - Former California Secretary of Food and Agriculture
  • JOHN LAZAR - Former Turlock Mayor
  • GARY SOISETH - Turlock Mayor
  • TOM CHANGNON - Stanislaus County Superintendent of Schools
  • DIANE GILBERT - Oakdale Joint Unified School District Trustee
  • J.R. MCCARTY - Oakdale City Council
  • KRISTI AH YOU - Modesto City Council
  • JOSHUA WHITFIELD - Waterford City Council
  • RICHARD O'BRIEN - Riverbank Mayor
  • DOUG RIDENOUR, SR. - Modesto City Council
  • AL GIROLAMI - Retired Judge - Stanislaus Superior Court

Individuals (30)

  • ROY WASDEN - Retired Modesto Police Chief
  • MIKE HARDEN - Retired Modesto Police Chief
  • DOUG FONTAN - Stanislaus Chief Deputy District Attorney (Ret.)
  • JERRY BEGEN - Stanislaus Chief Deputy District Attorney (Ret.)
  • BOB GUTHRIE - Retired Stanislaus County Chief DA Investigator
  • JOHN GOOLD - Retired Stanislaus Chief Deputy District Attorney
  • DOUG RAYNAUD - Stanislaus Chief Deputy District Attorney
  • MARLISA FERREIRA - Stanislaus Chief Deputy District Attorney
  • STEVE ROBINSON - Stanislaus Chief Deputy District Attorney
  • DAVE HARRIS - Assistant Stanislaus District Attorney
  • JERRY POWERS - California State Director of Parole Operations
  • CAROL SHIPLEY - Stanislaus Assistant District Attorney (Ret.)
  • CAROLYN MATZGER, TANJA TITRE, CHARLES GILLINGHAM - Criminal Prosecutors
  • RICHARD GOMEZ- Law Enforcement Officer
  • JENNI AVILA - State Parole (Ret)
  • PATRICK SULLIVAN, LINDA WEIDMAN, GRACIE NORTHERN, Retired Law Enforcement Officers
  • ED VIOHL, KENT BAUMAN, JIM NORTHERN - Retired Law Enforcement Officers
  • SCOTT BLOM, KATHLEEN BLOM, JOE AJA - Retired Law Enforcement Officers
  • BAL SINDAL, SARA HAUB, SARA SOUSA - District Attorney Staff
  • GEORGE MIKAEL, JON STOKES, CHERYL TITUS - District Attorney Staff
  • RICHARD BRESHEARS - Assistant Stanislaus Sheriff (Ret.)
  • KIRK BUNCH, STEVEN JACOBSON, CRAIG GROGAN, DARREN RUSSKAMP - Criminal Investigators
  • STEVEN CASEY - Criminal Prosecutor (Ret.)
  • DONYA OLIVEIRA - Criminal Prosecutor
  • WENDELL EMERSON, JEFF LAUGERO, JEFF MANGAR - Criminal Prosecutors
  • ANNETTE REES - Stanislaus Chief Deputy District Attorney
  • DR. CECIL RHODES - Criminal Justice Professor Emeritus - California State Univ. Stanislaus (Ret.)
  • DR. PHILIP TROMPETTER - Police and Forensic Psychologist
  • DR. GARRY FOUND - Stanislaus Chief Forensic Odontologist
  • KEVIN BERTALOTTO - Stanislaus Chief District Attorney Investigator (Ret.)

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