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Los Angeles County, CA March 5, 2002 Election
Judge of the Superior Court; County of Los Angeles; Office 53 Voter Information

Results as of Mar 28 10:17am, 100.00% of Precincts Reporting (4,845/4,845)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Lauren Weis 386,532 votes 51.46%

  • Occupation: Criminal Prosecutor
  • Rated "Well Qualified" -- Los Angeles County Bar's Highest Rating
  • Since 1979, Prosecuted Hundreds of Serious Felonies, Specializing in Sexual Assault, Physical and Sexual Child Abuse, Murder. DNA Expertise
  • As Head Deputy, Supervised Central Trials and Branch Court Operations, Felonies and Misdemeanors, Managed Attorneys and Support Staff
  • "Prosecutor of the Year," Century City Bar, 1999
  • Named "One of the Most Effective Prosecutors" by the magazine "California Lawyer"
  • Humanitarian Award Nominee, Los Angeles Commission on Assaults Against Women/ Graduate of UCLA and Loyola Law School
  • Equal Access to Justice. Develop programs which improve the perception and understanding of the judicial system for all segments of our community.
  • Jury Reform
  • Juvenile Justice System reform and Domestic Violence Courts
Richard A. Espinoza 177,858 votes 23.68%
  • Occupation: Attorney
  • Former Superior Court Commissioner
  • Former Municipal Court Commissioner
  • 14 yrs. served as a temporary judge
  • Attorney of the Year Manilla Times
  • Jurist Doctorate Western State University of Law
  • 1961-1963 Military Policeman US Army
  • Protect victim's rights
  • Be tough on hate crimes
  • Zero tolerance for spousal abuse
Robert Harrison 113,205 votes 15.07% H. Don Christian 73,504 votes 9.79%
  • Occupation: Attorney at Law

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