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Alameda County, CA November 2, 2010 Election
Superior Court Judge; County of Alameda; Seat 9 Voter Information

Results as of Jan 6 2:56pm, 100.00% of Precincts Reporting (1050/1050)
(3283 Total Other Write-In Votes 1.03%)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Victoria S. Kolakowski Click here for more information about this candidate 162089 votes 50.98%

  • Occupation: Administrative Law Judge
  • Over 4 1/2 years experience as administrative law judge and almost 21 years experience as lawyer
  • Former senior government lawyer
  • Former general counsel for publicly traded company
  • Member, National Association of Women Judges
  • Experienced and fair judgments
  • Make courts more accessible for self-represented individuals and jurors
  • Increase the diversity of the court...more than 2/3 of the judges are men, and most new judges are former prosecutors.
John Creighton Click here for more information about this candidate 152554 votes 47.98%
  • Occupation: Deputy District Attorney
  • Board of Directors, Planned Parenthood Golden Gate
  • Vietnam Veteran
  • UC Berkeley, USF Law School
  • 33 year resident of Alameda County Married, two daughters
  • School Site Council, Beach Elementary School
  • All people in courtroom treated with respect
  • Decisions based on law and fact after thorough and open-minded consideration Click here for Political Philosophy

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Candidate Forums

  • Date: Monday, September 27
    Time: 6 - 9 PM
    Place: Oakland City Hall, Hearing Room 1, 14th & Broadway
    Sponsor: League of Women Voters of Oakland
  • The public is invited to attend and submit questions for the candidates
  • This will be one of 5 forums occurring this evening. The others will be Peralta Community College District - Area 3; Peralta Community College District - Area 5; BART - District 4; AC Transit - Ward 3.
KTOP Broadcast of September 27 Forum
  • Date: Thursday, October 28
    Time: 3:30 - 7 PM
    Station: Cable Channel 10
  • Date: Friday, October 8
    Time: 6:30 - 7 PM
    Station: Cable Channel 10
  • Date: Thursday, October 7
    Time: 3:30 - 4 PM
    Station:Cable Channel 10
News and Analysis

Oakland Tribune

Alameda County judge's race offers voters two distinct candidates
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