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Alameda County, CA June 6, 2006 Election
Superior Court Judge; County of Alameda; Office 21 Voter Information

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Results as of Jul 17 11:35am, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (1,203/1,203)
(694 Total Write-In Votes 0.3%)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Dennis Hayashi Click here for more information about this candidate 62,811 votes 31.5%

  • Occupation: Public Interest Attorney
  • Director, Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • Director, California Department of Fair Employment and Housing
  • Attorney, Asian Law Caucus
  • Alameda-Contra Costa Transit Board of Director
  • Commissioner, California Commission on the Prevention of Hate Violence
  • JD, Hastings College of the Law
  • Independent judiciary
  • Access to our courts for everyone
  • Fair and unbiased decisions
Sandra K. "Sandy" Bean Click here for more information about this candidate 41,633 votes 20.9%
  • Occupation: Deputy County Counsel
  • Private Practice in Civil Litigation
  • Instructor at Mills College
  • Instructor at Stetson University
  • Santa Clara University Law School, J.D.
  • University of California, Berkeley, Ph.D. completed course work
  • Wake Forest University, M. A. , B. A., cum laude
  • A Judge for the Whole County
  • Dedicated to Public Service
  • Committed to Accessible Courts
Kathy E. Mount Click here for more information about this candidate 35,304 votes 17.7%
  • Occupation: Civil Law Attorney
  • 23 years of trial experience, both civil and criminal
  • Partner in Meyers Nave, an 80 attorney Oakland based law firm
  • Represented individual plaintiffs and public agencies
  • Worked as a Deputy District Attorney
  • Graduated USF School of Law, J.D. 1982
  • Commited to women's and children's issues
  • Fair, impartial decision making
  • Protecting vulnerable members of our community
  • Effective, efficient resolution of cases
Mike A. Nisperos, Jr. Click here for more information about this candidate 24,270 votes 12.2%
  • Occupation: Attorney
  • Chief Trial Counsel, State Bar of CA
  • Director, Mayor's Office of Drugs & Crime
  • USAF JAG Captain, Chief of Military Justice
  • USDOJ/INS Trial Attoryney
  • Alameda County Deputy District Attorney
  • USMC Sgt - Viet Nam Veteran
  • Therapeutic Jurisprudence as the Court's Evolutionary Model
  • Courts should be easily accessible to all members of the community
  • Courts should partner with community service providers to problem-solve the cases before them.
Frederick Remer 18,011 votes 9.0%
  • Occupation: Trial Attorney
Philip H. Knudsen Click here for more information about this candidate 16,947 votes 8.5%
  • Occupation: Attorney at Law
  • Private civil litgation practice since 1974
  • University of the Pacific, B.A.
  • University of San Francisco, J.D.
  • Fair and efficient resolution of cases and disputes
  • Accessible justice for all members of our community
  • Maintenance of an unbiased, independent judiciary

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Candidate Interviews

  • Date: Friday, May 12, 2006
    Time: 1st 10 minute Interview at 1:50 PM
    Place: Comcast Studios, 555 Mowry, Fremont
    Host: League of Women Voters of Fremont-Newark-Union City
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