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Los Angeles County, CA November 4, 2008 Election
Judge, Superior Court; County of Los Angeles; Office 94 Voter Information

Salary: $178,789

Results as of Nov 28 5:11pm, 100.00% of Precincts Reporting (4,883/4,883)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Michael J. O'Gara Click here for more information about this candidate 1,464,361 votes 63.18%

  • Occupation: Criminal Prosecutor
  • 17 years with the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office
  • Rated "Well Qualified" by the Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Graduate of UCLA and Southwestern University School of Law, Los Angeles
  • To ensure Justice is served in our County.
  • To ensure a fair hearing for all parties in court.
  • To ensure that violent offenders are off our streets.
C. Edward Mack Click here for more information about this candidate 853,406 votes 36.82%
  • Occupation: Criminal Trial Attorney
  • Chemist
  • Vietnam Era War Veteran, Air Force
  • Tried over 100 jury trials
  • Criminal Experience as Public Defender
  • Civil Experience as Judicial Law Clerk
  • Experienced in handling high volumes of cases
  • To provide justice to all litigants, no matter what background and to run my courtroom with expediency and dignity, exemplifying efficiency
  • Establish a mental health court/diversion program
  • Establish a juvenile court "Early Prevention/Parental Intervention program to stop gang killings, violence and other gang crimes

Basic candidate data supplied by the applicable elections official. Order of candidates is random and changes daily.
  Candidates Answer Questions

The League of Women Voters of Los Angeles County has asked all candidates for this office to respond to 3 questions on Qualifications, Sentencing, and Media coverage.

Official Information

Superior Court of California,
County of Los Angeles
Video Coverage

One-Minute Introductory Statements

Six-Minute Interviews Interviews with all ten Judicial Candidates scheduled for webcast or broadcast
  • Channel LA36
    (expect to see about 1-1/2 minutes of announcements while program loads)
  • Torrance Channel 28
    October 15 - 28, 8:00 pm
    October 29 - November 3, 7:00 pm
News and Analysis

L.A. County Bar Association

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