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State of California (All Of Alameda, Contra Costa, Del Norte, Humboldt, Lake, Marin, Mendocino, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Solano, Sonoma Counties) November 5, 2002 Election
California State Court of Appeal; District 1 Division 2 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.

Results as of Nov 14 11:14am, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (4761/4761)
Candidates (Vote Yes or No for Each)
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J. Anthony Kline
612,175 / 75.2% Yes votes ...... 201,763 / 24.8% No votes

  • Occupation: Presiding Justice, California Court of Appeal, since 1982
  • Judge of the Superior Court, County of San Francisco, 1980-1982
  • Legal Affairs Secretary to Gov. Edmund G. Brown, Jr., 1975-1980
  • Managing Attorney, Public Advocates, Inc. (a public interest law firm), 1971-1975
  • Private law practice, 1966-1970
  • Law clerk, California Supreme Court, 1965-1966
  • Graduate of Yale Law School, J.D., Cornell University, M.P.A., and Johns Hopkins University, B.A.
  • Maintain a fair, impartial and independent judiary
  • ensure due process for all litigants
  • Improve access to justice for all citizens

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