This June 27, 2011 file photo shows Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Aaron Persky in San Francisco. Persky is facing a recall effort over the sexual-assault sentence he gave a former Stanford University swimmer is officially defending himself for the first time.
This June 27, 2011 file photo shows Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Aaron Persky in San Francisco. Persky is facing a recall effort over the sexual-assault sentence he gave a former Stanford University swimmer is officially defending himself for the first time. Jason Doiy Jason Doiy/The Recorder via AP
This June 27, 2011 file photo shows Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Aaron Persky in San Francisco. Persky is facing a recall effort over the sexual-assault sentence he gave a former Stanford University swimmer is officially defending himself for the first time. Jason Doiy Jason Doiy/The Recorder via AP
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Recall drives could spark more political chaos

February 08, 2018 12:01 AM