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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 5 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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Richard M. Mosk
885,277 / 69.3% Yes votes ...... 391,312 / 30.7% No votes

  • Occupation: Associate Justice, California Court of Appeal
  • A.B. Stanford University (With Great Distinction);
  • J.D. Harvard Law School (Cum Laude)
  • Law firm partner - Argued civil and criminal cases in state and federal courts (including U.S. Supreme Court)
  • Judge, Iran-U.S. Claims Tribunal (appointed by United States)
  • Member of Christopher Commission
  • Member of the staff of the Warren Commission
  • To decide cases fairly and in accordance with the law
Paul A. Turner
879,946 / 70.0% Yes votes ...... 377,746 / 30.0% No votes

(This candidate has not responded to Smart Voter)

  • Occupation: Presiding Justice
  • Addr: 300 South Spring Street, Los Angeles, CA 90013

Basic candidate data supplied by the Secretary of State. All candidates have been invited to supply additional information to Smart Voter. Order of candidates is random and changes daily.
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