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Imperial, Inyo, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego Counties, CA November 7, 2006 Election
California State Court of Appeal; District 4; Division 3 Voter Information

12 Year Term.

Established by a constitutional amendment in 1904, the Courts of Appeal are California's intermediate courts of review. California has six appellate districts, each with at least one division. The six appellate districts are composed of 19 divisions and 105 justices.

Each division has one Presiding Justice and two or more associate justices, appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the Commission on Judicial Appointments. The appointments are confirmed by the public at the next general election; justices also come before voters at the end of their 12-year terms. Vote "Yes" to confirm each of the following justices; vote "No" to oppose confirmation.

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Results as of Nov 14 5:08pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (6695/6695)
Candidates (Vote Yes or No for Each)
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Kathleen E. O'Leary Click here for more information about this candidate
965,176 / 72.9% Yes votes ...... 358,034 / 27.1% No votes

  • Decide cases fairly and promptly
  • Apply the law consistently and impartially
  • Strive to improve the way the court system works for its users
Raymond J. Ikola Click here for more information about this candidate
940,119 / 72.0% Yes votes ...... 366,253 / 28.0% No votes

  • Occupation: Associate Justice
  • B.S.E., M.S.E. University of Michigan; Ph.D. Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn; J.D. from U.C. Hastings College of the Law
  • Assoc. Justice 2003-2006; Superior Court of Orange County 1995-2003
  • Partner in law firms until 1995; civil business litigation
  • Named trial judge of the year by five different organizations
  • In 2002, ranked "exceptionally well qualified" for appointment to the Court of Appeal by the Comm'n on Judicial Nominees Evaluation of the State Bar
  • Member of Judicial Council's Court Technology Advisory Committee
  • Decide cases expeditiously under the law with fairness and impartiality
  • Express my written opinions with clarity
  • Be faithful to the Constitution and Laws of the State of California and the United States

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