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Los Angeles County, CA March 7, 2000 Election
Judge of the Municipal Court; Los Angeles Judicial District, Office No. 1

Results as of Mar 23 2:27pm, 100.00% of Precincts Reporting (1,790/1,790)

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David M. Mintz 88,413 votes 21.22%

Vicki M. Roberts 85,790 votes 20.59%
John Ladner 85,362 votes 20.49%
  • Occupation: Municipal COURT COMMISSIONER since 1983.
  • Received highest rating in judicial evaluation of LA County Bar.
  • Perform same functions and duties as JUDGE. Have presided in criminal and civil courtrooms on a daily basis for over 16 years.
  • Imposed Jail sentences, for first time in California history, on corporate executives found guilty of toxic waste pollution.
  • Current assignment--unique Federally-funded criminal child support enforcement Court. Collect tens of millions of dollars for thousands of kids.
  • Lawyer from 1973-1983. Prosecutorial, defense and juvenile court experience, including position as Special Assistant to the United States Attorney.
  • Graduate of UC Berkeley and Loyola University School of Law (Los Angeles).
  • To defend and uphold the U.S. and California Constitutions, assure the rule of law prevails, protect individual rights and the community.
  • To apply the law to all equally--in a fair, reasoned and understandable way through thoughtful, independent and unbiased decisions.
  • To treat all with dignity, equality and appreciation for human diversity while punishing civil and criminal wrongdoing and resolving discord.
David W. Stuart 67,710 votes 16.25%
  • Occupation: Criminal Trial Prosecutor
  • Special Victims Unit for Domestic Violence, Sex Crimes, and Child Abuse, 1999-2000
  • Prosecuted Gangs in Compton - Judicial District 1998-1999
  • Prosecuted Juvenile Crime 1996-1997
  • Law Clerk to Hon. Manuel L. Real - United States District Judge, 1993-1994
  • Graduated with Honors from Loyola Law School, 1993
  • Victims Rights
  • Jury Refrom
  • Equal Justice - Regardless of race, creed or gender
John A. Slawson 63,864 votes 15.33%
  • Occupation: Superior Court Commissioner / College Law Instructor
  • Former Head Criminal Prosecutor for 15 Years
  • Maintained Private General Law Practice 12 Years
  • Personally tried more than 500 Jury & Court Trials
  • Recieved Highest L.A. County Bar Rating of "WELL QUALIFIED"
  • Public Confidence in a Fair, Impartial, and Efficient Judicial System
  • Impose Sentences Which Protect the Rights & Safety of Victims and the Community
  • Elect a Judge who has the Experience & Ability to Properly Serve the Community
Ronald R. Silverton 25,421 votes 6.10%
  • Attorney
  • Chairman of the Organization for Rehabilitation and Training for disabled persons.
  • Provided guidance to developing young men as a member of the Board of Directors, Youth Advisory Board of B'nai Brith
  • The Am-Vets Association, a Korean War Veterans support group.
  • The Los Angeles County Delinquency and Crime Commission.
  • Chariman on the Advisory Council - Area 5 for the L.A.U.S.D.
  • My courts will accessible to all residents
  • Everyone will be treated fairly every step of the way!

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