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All Of Imperial, Inyo, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego Counties, CA November 4, 2014 Election
Justice, California State Court of Appeal; District 4, Division 3 Voter Information

Results as of Dec 14 10:50am, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (6983/6983)
Candidates (Vote Yes or No for Each)
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David A. Thompson Click here for more information about this candidate
994,876 / 75.3% Yes votes ...... 326,214 / 24.7% No votes

  • Occupation: Associate Justice, California Court of Appeal.
  • Unanimously ranked "exceptionally well qualified" for appointment by the State Bar Commission on Judicial Nominees Evaluation.
  • Superior Court Judge for 15 years - hundreds of criminal and civil trials.
  • Attorney for 15 years - Morrison & Foerster and Rutan & Tucker.
  • Law degree from UCLA and finance degree from Georgetown University.
  • Follow the law.
  • Apply the law to the facts.
  • Reach the right decision.
Richard M. Aronson
962,205 / 72.9% Yes votes ...... 356,887 / 27.1% No votes

Kathleen E. O'Leary Click here for more information about this candidate
942,697 / 69.9% Yes votes ...... 404,993 / 30.1% No votes

  • My top priority is to decide cases fairly and consistent with the law.
  • I work to decide cases in a timely fashion.
  • As Presiding Justice, I am always focused on assuring the court's work is done in the most cost effective manner possible.
William F. Rylaarsdam
923,489 / 70.0% Yes votes ...... 396,062 / 30.0% No votes

Richard D. Fybel Click here for more information about this candidate
837,052 / 63.7% Yes votes ...... 477,572 / 36.3% No votes

  • Occupation: Associate Justice, Court of Appeal
  • Associate Justice, February 2002 to present
  • Orange County Superior Court Judge, April 2000-February 2002
  • UCLA School of Law (1971); UCLA (1968)
  • Since 2004, Chair of California Supreme Court Advisory Committee on the Code of Judicial Ethics
  • 2014 West Award given by Orange County Bar Association for contributions to law and justice
  • Attorney for almost 30 years, most recently with Morrison & Foerster for 19 years
  • Serve the public with impartiality, fairness and integrity.
  • Write excellent opinions resolving disputes under law with justice and respect
  • Help educate the public, judges and lawyers on ethics rules for judges

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