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All Of Los Angeles, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Ventura Counties, CA November 5, 2002 Election
California State Court of Appeal; District 2; Division 1 Voter Information

12 Year Term.

Established by a constitutional amendment in 1904, the Courts of Appeal are California's intermediate courts of review. California has six appellate districts, each with at least one division. The six appellate districts are composed of 19 divisions and 105 justices.

Each division has one Presiding Justice and two or more associate justices, appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the Commission on Judicial Appointments. The appointments are confirmed by the public at the next general election; justices also come before voters at the end of their 12-year terms. Vote "Yes" to confirm each of the following justices; vote "No" to oppose confirmation.

Results as of Nov 14 11:14am, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (6098/6098)
Candidates (Vote Yes or No for Each)
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Robert M. Mallano
948,635 / 73.5% Yes votes ...... 342,000 / 26.5% No votes

  • Occupation: Associate Justice, Court of Appeal
  • Judge of the Superior Court, Los Angeles County 1980-2000 (Presiding Judge 1993-1994); Judge of the South Bay Municipal Court 1978-1980
  • Member, California Judicial Council, 1993-1996
  • Member, Supreme Court Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics, 1996
  • Judical Council 1996 Jurist of the Year Award
  • Legal Career: Deputy District Attorney, Los Angeles County and the private practice of law
  • LLB, Boalt Hall Law School (UC Berkeley); AB,Yale University
  • Decide cases fairly and impartially
  • Faithfully follow the law
  • Treat everyone in our courts with courtesy and respect
Miriam A. Vogel
928,747 / 72.5% Yes votes ...... 352,500 / 27.5% No votes

  • Occupation: Associate Justice, Court of Appeal, since 1990
  • Judge, Los Angeles Superior Court, 1986-1990
  • Private Practice, 1977-1986
  • Law Clerk, Court of Appeal, 1975-1977
  • J.D., Magna Cum Laude, Whittier College School of Law, 1975
  • Decide cases fairly and according to the law

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