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Contra Costa County, CA March 7, 2000 Election
Judge of the Superior Court; County of Contra Costa; Office 13

Results as of Apr 12 5:36pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (907/907)

Candidates (Vote for 1)
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William Daniel "Dan" O'Malley 116,092 votes 52.5%

  • Occupation: Deputy District Attorney
  • Public Protection Committee for City of Lafayette
  • De La Salle High School Alumni Board of Directors
  • Instructor, Diablo Valley College
  • Instructor, Contra Costa College
  • Instructor, Police Academy
  • Faithfully uphold the law
  • Weed out frivilous lawsuits
  • Punish criminals
Joel Golub 54,583 votes 24.7%
  • Occupation: Superior Court Commissioner
  • Nominated for Judge of the Year in 1999
  • Presided over Walnut Creek's first Domestic Violence Court
  • California Judges Association Member
  • California Court Commissioners Association Member
  • Successfully fought for changes in law giving equal rights to deaf people, the disabled and women
  • Teacher of fellow Judges and law students for 21 years
  • To continue to interpret laws and dispense rulings with fairness, compassion and justice
  • To continue to treat all witnesses, jurors and legal parties fairly and with respect
  • The best and most efficient possible service to the public
John M. "Jack" Starr 50,518 votes 22.8%
  • Occupation: Attorney/Arbitrator
  • Former Deputy District Attorney
  • Judge pro tem, arbitrator, mediator
  • settlement commissioner
  • attorney for Californians
  • Tough on crime
  • support 3 strikes
  • reduction of court delay and costs of litigation

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