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Los Angeles County Superior CourtCandidate for Judge, Seat 120

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Ray Santana

Superior Court Judge
1,074,622 votes (77.67%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • To resolve court problems peacefully
  • To provide optimal communication of all parties involved in litigation
  • To embrace the diversity of Los Angeles County



Profession:Superior Court Judge
Superior Court Judge, Los Angeles County (2008–current)
Public Defender, Los Angeles County (1981–2008)
Attorney General, State of California (1984–1984)
Attorney, San Fernando Legal Aid (1979–1981)
Attorney, California Rural Legal Assistance (1977–1979)


University of California - Berkeley J.D. (1977)
Stanford University M.A., Education (1974)
Stanford University B.A., Communications and Political Science , Honors and Distinction (1973)

Community Activities

Judge , Teen Court of Los Angeles County - Roosevelt High School (2009–2016)
Board Member and Participant , Hollenbeck Youth Center (1990–2008)
Attorney Member , MABA- Mexican American Bar Association (1979–2008)

Who supports this candidate?

Organizations (3)

  • MetNews - Metropolitan Newspaper
  • MABA
  • Los Angeles Times

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