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State of California (Alameda, Contra Costa, Del Norte, Humboldt, Lake, Marin, Mendocino, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Solano, Sonoma Counties) November 3, 1998 General

Justice, California State Court of Appeal; District 1 Division 1

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Douglas E. Swager 727,802 votes 74.7%

  • Occupation: Associate Justice
  • Superior Court Judge, Contra Costa County, 1987- 995
  • Municipal Court Judge, Bay Municipal Court, Contra Costa County, 1985-1987
  • Attorney, Whiting, Rubenstein, Swager and Levy, 1981-1985
  • Attorney, Watson and Hoffe, 1973-1981
  • Deputy District Attorney, Contra Costa County, 1970-1973
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