With Marc Anthony’s “Vivir Mi Vida” playing buoyantly in the background, Claudia Rossi announced Sunday she will be running for Santa Clara County supervisor.
“This is going to be a long fight,” Rossi said. “We have a long journey and we have very well funded opponents that want that seat.”
Rossi, a practicing nurse who serves as president of the Santa Clara County Board of Education, is running for the District 1 seat held by Supervisor Mike Wasserman, who terms out in 2022. She’s up against former San Jose Councilmember Johnny Khamis, who termed out in December and announced he’s running for the county supervisor.
Khamis is a former Republican who left the party due to President Donald Trump’s immigration policies, but still holds fiscally