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Santa Clara County, CA November 5, 2002 Election
Judge - Superior Court; County of Santa Clara; Office 16 Voter Information

6 Year Term.

Results as of Nov 20 3:06pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (1220/1220)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Ron M. Del Pozzo 121,515 votes 52.0%

  • Occupation: Santa Clara County Deputy District Attorney
  • Senior Deputy District Attorney who prosecutes violent felons
  • Tried nearly 100 adults and juvenile cases. Won every felony trial
  • Successful businessperson prior to legal profession
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration; Juris Doctorate
  • Received the prestigious Phillip Burton Award for Outstanding Community Service
  • Active supporter of Next Door Battered Womens Shelter, Firefighters Toys for Tots, Second Harvest Food Bank
  • Dedication to fairness for all
  • Restoration of public confidence in the judicial system
  • Increased accessibility to the courts
Aaron Persky 112,209 votes 48.0%
  • Occupation: Santa Clara County Criminal Prosecutor
  • Phi Beta Kappa Stanford Graduate
  • Law Degree from UC Berkeley's Boalt Hall
  • Former Civil Litigator at Morrison & Foerster
  • Support Network for Battered Women Executive Committee Member
  • Santa Clara County Network for a Hate-Free Community Executive Committee Member
  • Former Trade Investigator for U.S. Department of Commerce
  • Honesty and integrity
  • Equal access to justice for all
  • Effective use of technology in the courtoom

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Candidates' Forum
Oct. 17, 7:30-8:30 p.m., M.V. Council Chambers, 500 Castro St.
sponsored by the Leagues of Women Voters of Los Altos/Mtn. View Area, Palo Alto, and Cupertino/Sunnyvale

Candidates' Forum
Oct. 19, 10-12 a.m., Campbell Community Center (corner Campbell & Winchester), Bldg Q, Roosevelt Redwood Rm.
sponsored by the Leagues of Women Voters of S.W. Santa Clara Valley and San Jose/Santa Clara

Candidates Forum
Oct. 23, 8 - 9 p.m., (& 7-8 15th Cong. Dist.), Quinlan Center, 10185 N. Stelling Road, Cupertino
sponsored by League of Women Voters of Cupertino/Sunnyvale and AAUW
News and Analysis

San Jose Mercury News - Oct. 26

Campbell Reporter - Oct. 23
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