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Los Angeles, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Ventura Counties, CA November 7, 2006 Election
California State Court of Appeal; District 2; Division 8 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 (6093/6093)
Candidates (Vote Yes or No for Each)
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Candace D. Cooper Click here for more information about this candidate
966,668 / 72.7% Yes votes ...... 363,240 / 27.3% No votes

  • Occupation: Presiding Justice
  • BA. JD, University of Southern California
  • Member of California Judicial Council
  • Past President of California Judges Association
  • Jurist of the Year. Los Angeles Bar Association
  • Equal access to justice.
  • Independent judiciary.
  • Highest commitment to excellence in service to public.
Madeleine Flier Click here for more information about this candidate
937,365 / 70.4% Yes votes ...... 393,789 / 29.6% No votes

  • Occupation: Associate Justice California Court of Appeal
  • Experience: Superior Court Judge; Municipal Court Judge; attorney, Los Angeles City Attorney-criminal prosecutor; appellate attorney;
  • supervisor, Special Prosecutions Division;
  • legal counsel, Department of Water & Power Board of Adminstration of Retirement Plan; legal advisor, Los Angeles Police Commission
  • Distinction: First woman Assistant Los Angeles City Attorney
  • Service: Member Board of Trustees, Los Angeles County Law Library; Member, Judicial Performance Commission

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