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Monterey County, CA November 5, 2002 Election
Judge of the Superior Court; County of Monterey; Office 10 Voter Information

Results as of Dec 6 2:34am, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (191/191)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Jose A. Velasquez 46047 votes 58.4%

  • Occupation: Judge of the Superior Court
  • 2000-Present Superior Court Judge-10 District
  • 1995-2000 Elected Municipal Court Judge
  • 1984-1995 Practiced general law
  • 1983 Passed the State BAR on the first attempt
  • 1983 Graduated Santa Clara University of Law
  • 1980 Graduate San Jose State University B.A. Political Science
  • As a Judge: To provide fair but firm justice for all who appear before me. Strive to make our community a better safer place to live and work
  • As a community member: Continue outreach program to at risk youth through participation in local schools
  • Continue to teach course(s) in law at the Santa Clara University
Marc J. Del Piero, Esq. 32783 votes 41.5%
  • Occupation: Attorney-at-Law
  • CA State Water Resources Control Board - Ordered Los Angeles to return water and restore the environment of Mono Lake in the Eastern Sierras
  • Monterey County Board of Supervisors - Established three senior centers, day care facility for migrant children, & the Monterey Bay Marine Sanctuary
  • Monterey County Planning Commission - Wrote the North Monterey County Local Coastal Plan
  • Santa Clara University Law Professor - 1992 to present
  • Private Practice - 22 years of experience
  • Monterey Bay Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council - Represented CA Environmental Protection Agency
  • Restore Integrity and Respect to the Court with Reason not Bias
  • Expand the public's knowledge of court procedures and policies
  • Improve court coordination with law enforcement agencies

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Candidate's Forum:
October 29th, at the KAZU Studios at 167 Central Avenue in Pacific Grove. The forum will be from 7 - 9 p.m. and will be broadcast live. Tentative sponsors are the Monterey County Bar Association and the League of Women Voters of the Monterey Peninsula. For information, contact Melissa Hlebasko at 656-9529.
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