February 11, 2014 > Shannon Bushey named Santa Clara County Registrar of Voters
Shannon Bushey named Santa Clara County Registrar of Voters
Submitted By Gwendolyn Mitchell
Interim Registrar of Voters Shannon Bushey has been named Registrar, effective immediately. Bushey, a 23-year veteran with Santa Clara County, began her career with the former Department of Agriculture & Weights and Measures. For the past 18 years, she has worked for the Registrar of Voters (ROV) Office.
She has managed the Candidate and Public Services Division for 14 years overseeing candidate filings, qualifying candidates to appear on the ballot, explaining election laws, codes and regulations that apply to 80 state, county, municipal, school and special district jurisdictions. The elections span governing boards, initiatives, recalls, referendums and measures.
ÒShannon has served as Interim Registrar over the past year and demonstrated her ability to lead the office,Ó said County Executive Jeffrey V. Smith. ÒHer knowledge of CaliforniaÕs voting requirements and Santa Clara CountyÕs voting system will serve her well as she continues providing leadership to the group.Ó
Bushey has a Bachelor of Public Administration degree from National University. Her yearly salary, effective immediately, is $168,814.88.