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Santa Clara County, CA June 6, 2006 Election
Judge - Superior Court; County of Santa Clara; Office 8 Voter Information

6 Year Term.

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Results as of June 26 11:47am, 100.00%% of Precincts Reporting (1115/1115)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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William J. Monahan Click here for more information about this candidate 102,259 votes 51.03%

  • Occupation: Attorney in Santa Clara County
  • Trial Attorney, Arbitrator, Mediator at Burriss & Monahan, P.C.
  • 22 years extensive legal experience
  • Regularly requested as Judge Pro Tem for 10 years by the Santa Clara County Superior Court
  • J.D., University of Santa Clara School of Law
  • B.A., U.C. Santa Barbara, economics and political science
  • Supports Challenge Team, Girl Scouts, Little League, and PTA.
  • Keeping our community safe.
  • Suports rehabilitation and treatment programs for nonviolent drug offenders and minor offenders.
  • Supports programs to keep youth from drugs and gangs.
Douglas B. Allen Click here for more information about this candidate 65,590 votes 32.73%
  • Occupation: Attorney at Law
  • Experienced trial attorney, with service as an arbitrator, pro tem judge and mediator
  • 25 years of trial practice, with over 100 trials, both plaintiff and defense
  • Complex civil and criminal trials, in civil, property and consumer rights, and environmental protection
  • Nine cases are published appellate decisions on environmental protection, employment rights and real estate
  • Founding Member of West Valley/Mission Advancement Foundation and other volunteer community involvement
  • Teacher, coach graduate of San Jose State and Santa Clara Law
  • Restore confidence in our judiciary through integrity, courage and experience
George S. Cole Click here for more information about this candidate 32,536 votes 16.24%
  • Occupation: Patent Attorney
  • Judge Pro Tem, Santa Clara County, 2000 -->
  • Stanford, MS, Computer Science 1987
  • University of Michigan, JD, 1981 (Cum Laude)
  • Stanford, BA, International Relations, 1978 (Honors & Distinction)
  • American Arbitration Association panelist 1989-1995
  • President, Palo Alto Area Bar Association 2001-2002
  • Bringing a dual background in law and science to the Santa Clara bench
  • Protecting people's rights and ideas
  • Keeping the courts accessible and fair to all, equally

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The the Leagues of Women Voters of Santa Clara County has asked all candidates for this office to respond to 3 questions on Sentences, Experience, and Bias.

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CA State Bar Association Information

Candidates Forum - Monday, May 15, 7:00pm Cupertino Community Hall, Torre Ave. between Library & City Hall Sponsored by Cupertino/Sunnyvale League of Women Voters
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