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State of California (All Of Fresno, Kern, Kings, Madera, Mariposa, Merced, Stanislaus, Tulare, Tuolumne Counties) November 2, 2010 Election
Justice, California State Court of Appeal; District 5 Voter Information

Results as of Nov 30 4:33pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (2252/2252)
Candidates (Vote Yes or No for Each)
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Brad R. Hill Click here for more information about this candidate
402,035 / 71.9% Yes votes ...... 157,473 / 28.1% No votes

  • Occupation: Associate Justice (Nominated for Presiding Justice)
  • Superior Court Judge, 1998-2006
  • Presiding Judge, Fresno Superior Court, 2003-2004
  • Municipal Court Judge, 1991-1998
  • Graduate, U.C. Hastings College of the Law, 1983
  • Graduate, Fresno State University (Undergraduate Degree in Business Adminstration; Master's Degree in Business Administration, 1977 & 1979).
  • Private Law Practice 1983-1991
  • Follow the law and act to promote justice, fairness and public confidence in the judiciary
  • Decide cases fairly and expeditiously
  • To improve the quality of justice in California
Chuck Poochigian Click here for more information about this candidate
398,351 / 70.1% Yes votes ...... 170,269 / 29.9% No votes

  • Occupation: Associate Justice, Fifth District Court of Appeal
  • Private law practice - Dowling, Aaron & Keeler (2007-2009)
  • California State Senator (1998 -2006)
  • California State Assemblymember (1994 - 1998)
  • Senior Staff, Office of the Governor - Judicial and General Appointments (1988-1994)
  • Private civil law practice (1975 - 1988)
  • Education: University of Santa Clara, J.D. and California State University, Fresno, B.S., Business Administration
  • To uphold the rule of law by faithfully following the Constitutions and statutes of the United States and the State of California
  • To work hard and decide cases with integrity, efficiency, consistency and clarity
  • To treat litigants, counsel and the public with fairness, impartiality and due respect.
Bert Levy Click here for more information about this candidate
393,957 / 70.8% Yes votes ...... 162,531 / 29.2% No votes

  • Occupation: Justice, Fifth District Court of Appeal, 1997-present
  • Superior Court Judge, 1989-1997
  • Presiding Judge, Family Law Department, 1990-1996
  • Municipal Court Judge, 1988-1989
  • Private Law Practice, 1977-1988
  • Graduate, UOP McGeorge School of Law, 1977
  • Graduate, UC Davis, magna cum laude, 1974
  • Upholding the rule of law as set forth by the Constitution, the Legislature and the voters
  • Ensuring that the appellate court operates fairly, efficiently and effectively
  • Providing clear and concise opinions that are easily understandable
Jennifer Detjen Click here for more information about this candidate
384,716 / 69.4% Yes votes ...... 169,618 / 30.6% No votes

  • Occupation: Associate Justice, State Court of Appeal, 5th District.
  • Superior Court Judge, Madera County, 2000-2010.
  • Presiding Judge, Madera Superior Court, 2005 and 2006; Superior Court Appellate Division Judge 2001-2006 and 2009-2010.
  • Senior Deputy District Attorney 1989-2000, Deputy District Attorney, 1982-1989.
  • Certified Specialist in Criminal Law, 1993. Recognized for Outstanding Service by the Board of Legal Specialization, 2004.
  • Juris Doctor Degree, University of San Diego, 1981.
  • Bachelor of Arts Degree, University of Washington, 1977.
  • Respect, defend, and follow the principles of the Constitution and the rule of law.
  • Preserve the integrity of the judiciary.
  • Serve the People of the State of California.

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