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The Arizona judicial elections of 2010 consisted of retention elections for the Arizona Supreme Court, Arizona Court of Appeals, and Superior Courts in Maricopa and Pima Counties. There were also nonpartisan elections for Superior Court seats in the smaller counties. These elections occurred on the same day as the general election, November 2, 2010. In Arizona, judges are appointed by the governor after being nominated from commissions.

Supreme Court

Court Candidate Results
Arizona Supreme Court Rebecca White Berch Retained with 75.19% of the vote.
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Court of Appeals

Court Candidate Results
Arizona Court of Appeals Division 1 Daniel Barker Retained with 70.18% of the vote
Arizona Court of Appeals Division 1 Michael J. Brown Retained with 75.52% of the vote.
Arizona Court of Appeals Division 1 John Gemmill Retained with 68.88% of the vote
Arizona Court of Appeals Division 1 Philip Hall Retained with 76.56% of the vote.
Arizona Court of Appeals Division 1 Patrick Irvine Retained with 64.43% of the vote
Arizona Court of Appeals Division 1 Jon Thompson Retained with 75.83% of the vote.
Arizona Court of Appeals Division 1 Lawrence Winthrop Retained with 64.27% of the vote
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Superior Courts

Court Candidate Results
Maricopa County Mark F. Aceto Retained with 65.1% of the vote.
Maricopa County Aimee Anderson Retained with 63.8% of the vote.
Maricopa County Arthur Anderson Retained with 64.76% of the vote.
Maricopa County Janet Barton Retained with 56.69% of the vote.
Maricopa County Edward Bassett Retained with 60.07% of the vote.
Maricopa County Dawn Bergin Retained with 60.24% of the vote.
Maricopa County Roger Brodman Retained with 68.79% of the vote.
Maricopa County William Brotherton Retained with 56.87% of the vote.
Maricopa County Robert Budoff Retained with 62.74% of the vote.
Maricopa County Edward O. Burke Retained with 63.71% of the vote.
Maricopa County Harriett Chavez Retained with 62.4% of the vote.
Maricopa County Norman Davis Retained with 66.02% of the vote.
Maricopa County Gary Donahoe Retained with 58.71% of the vote.
Maricopa County Alfred Fenzel Retained with 62.2% of the vote.
Maricopa County Dean M. Fink Retained with 60.81% of the vote.
Maricopa County George H. Foster Retained with 60.43% of the vote.
Maricopa County F. Pendleton Gaines, III Retained with 67.9% of the vote.
Maricopa County J. Richard Gama Retained with 61.66% of the vote.
Maricopa County Larry Grant Retained with 58.73% of the vote.
Maricopa County Warren J. Granville Retained with 63.55% of the vote.
Maricopa County Brian R. Hauser Retained with 69.81% of the vote.
Maricopa County Hugh Hegyi Retained with 56.3% of the vote.
Maricopa County Joseph B. Heilman Retained with 58.32% of the vote.
Maricopa County Bethany G. Hicks Retained with 53.48% of the vote.
Maricopa County M. Jean Hoag Retained with 68.55% of the vote.
Maricopa County Carey Hyatt Retained with 67.89% of the vote.
Maricopa County Brian K. Ishikawa Retained with 69.03% of the vote.
Maricopa County Michael D. Jones Retained with 68.93% of the vote.
Maricopa County Joseph Kreamer Retained with 63.57% of the vote.
Maricopa County Raymond Lee Retained with 57.61% of the vote.
Maricopa County J. Kenneth Mangum Retained with 68.65% of the vote.
Maricopa County Daniel Martin Retained with 64% of the vote.
Maricopa County Rosa Mroz Retained with 61.22% of the vote.
Maricopa County Sam Myers Retained with 63.93% of the vote.
Maricopa County Benjamin Norris Retained with 55.48% of the vote.
Maricopa County Karen L. O'Connor Retained with 71.66% of the vote.
Maricopa County Susanna Pineda Retained with 61.44% of the vote.
Maricopa County Douglas Rayes Retained with 62.85% of the vote.
Maricopa County John Rea Retained with 62.75% of the vote.
Maricopa County Peter Reinstein Retained with 61.12% of the vote.
Maricopa County Emmet J. Ronan Retained with 63.55% of the vote.
Maricopa County David M. Talamante Retained with 64.57% of the vote.
Maricopa County Samuel A. Thumma Retained with 62.11% of the vote.
Maricopa County Maria del Mar Verdin Retained with 67.43% of the vote.
Maricopa County Randall Warner Retained with 63.35% of the vote.
Maricopa County Joseph C. Welty Retained with 63.18% of the vote.
Maricopa County Eileen Willett Retained with 67.44% of the vote.
Pima County Ted B. Borek Retained with 77.21% of the vote.
Pima County Christopher Browning Retained with 77.05% of the vote.
Pima County Hector Campoy Retained with 74.82% of the vote.
Pima County Terry L. Chandler Retained with 77.05% of the vote.
Pima County Javier Chon-Lopez Retained with 71.44% of the vote.
Pima County Michael Cruikshank Retained with 76.53% of the vote.
Pima County Charles Harrington Retained with 77.69% of the vote.
Pima County Richard D. Nichols Retained with 78.46% of the vote.
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County courts

Apache county

Race Candidates Details Results
Superior Court Judge (D): Donna J. Grimsley Grimsley ran for re-election. Donna J. Grimsley
Justice of the Peace District 1 (D): Sherry Geisler Geisler ran for re-election. Sherry Geisler
Justice of the Peace District 2 (D): Butch Gunnels Gunnels ran for re-election. Butch Gunnels
Justice of the Peace District 3 (D): Darryl Ahasteen, Lomardo Aseret, Roy Nurnham, Bill Kellogg, Richie Nez, Sr., Jay Yellowhorse Jay Yellowhorse won the Democratic primary with 23% of the vote and was re-elected after he ran unopposed in the general election.[5] Jay Yellowhorse
Justice of the Peace District 4 (D): Victor Clyde Clyde ran for re-election. Victor Clyde

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Cochise county

Race Candidates Details Results
Superior Court Judge, Division I (R): Charles Irwin Charles Irwin ran for re-election Charles Irwin
Superior Court Judge, Division II (R): John F. Kelliher, Jr., Roger H. Contreras, Karl D. Elledge (D): Mark A. Suagee John F. Kelliher, Jr. and Mark A. Suagee competed in the general election.[7] John F. Kelliher, Jr. won with 56.06% of the vote.
Superior Court Judge, Division III (R): Wallace R. Hoggatt Wallace R. Hoggatt ran for re-election Wallace R. Hoggatt
Justice of the Peace, Bisbee Justice Court (D): Dave Morales (I): Eric Nelson Dave Morales ran for re-election Dave Morales won with 61.07% of the vote.
Justice of the Peace, Douglas Justice Court (D): Alma Vildosola (R): Alice Novoa-Benson Alma Vildosola ran for re-election Alma Vildosola won with 72.41% of the vote.
Justice of the Peace, Benson Justice Court (D): Marv Sorenson (R): Joseph Knoblock, Eliot Montijo, Bruce Staggs (I): Virgil Judd Joseph Knoblock, Marv Sorenson and Virgil Judd competed in the general election.[7] Joseph Knoblock won with 43.99% of the vote.
Justice of the Peace, Willcox Justice Court (R): Trevor Ward Trevor Ward ran for re-election Trevor Ward
Justice of the Peace, Sierra Vista Justice Court (R): Don Thomson, Timothy Dickerson Timothy Dickerson ran for re-election and won the Republican primary with 60.6% of the vote.[7] Timothy Dickerson
Justice of the Peace, Bowie Justice Court (D): Michael Skiles (R): Debra Juarez Michael Skiles was up for re-election Michael Skiles won with 83.36% of the vote.

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Coconino county

Race Candidates Details Results
Superior Court Judge, Division I (D): Cathleen Nichols (R): Jacqueline Hatch Hatch ran for re-election. Jacqueline Hatch won with 52.04% of the vote.
Superior Court Judge, Division II (D): Dan Slayton Slayton ran for re-election. Dan Slayton
Superior Court Judge, Division IV (D): Elaine Fridlund-Horne, Gary Pearlmutter (Ind): Richard Vihel Elaine Fridlund-Horne and Richard Vihel competed in the general election.[9] Elaine Fridlund-Horne
Flagstaff Justice Court (D): Darrin J. Womble, Avtar Khalsa, Howard Grodman Howard Grodman won the Democratic primary with 39.99% of the vote.[9] Howard Grodman
Fredonia Justice Court (R): Mark Baron, Carl Cluff Baron ran for re-election and won the Republican primary with 76.6% of the vote.[9] Mark Baron
Page Justice Court (D): Donald Roberts Roberts ran for re-election. Donald Roberts
Williams Justice Court (R): Annie Shumway, Andrew Hamby, Wade Simon, Dennis Wells, Rob Krombeen, Danny Harness Rob Krombeen won the Republican primary with 45.83% of the vote.[9] Rob Krombeen

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Gila county

Race Candidates Details Results
Superior Court Judge, Division 2 (D): Robert Duber, II Duber ran for re-election. Robert Duber, II
Globe Regional Justice Court (D): Gary Goetteman (R): Kevin Nolan (Ind): Brian Grierson Gary Goetteman won with 54.81% of the vote.
Payson Regional Justice Court (R): Dorothy Little Little ran for re-election. Dorothy Little

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Graham county

Race Candidates Details Results
Superior Court Judge (D): R. Douglas Holt Holt ran for re-election. R. Douglas Holt
Justice of the Peace, District #1 (R): Gary Griffith (Ind): R. Rene Baca Griffith ran for re-election. Gary Griffith won with 61.09% of the vote.
Justice of the Peace, District #2 (D): Dewey Bryce (R): Tony Miller, Wyatt J. Palmer Dewey Bryce and Wyatt J. Palmer competed in the general election. [12] Wyatt J. Palmer won with 50.74% of the vote.

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La Paz county

Race Candidates Details Results
Superior Court Judge (D): Michael Burke Burke ran for re-election. Michael Burke
Quartzsite Justice Court (R): Elizabeth Williams Williams ran for re-election. Elizabeth Williams
Salome Justice Court (R): Orlando Avila, Vance Randall, Karen Harris Slaughter Karen Harris Slaughter won the Republican primary with 51.9% of the vote.[14] Karen Harris Slaughter
Parker Justice Court (R): Charlene Weis (D): Frank Vidrine (I): Richard Tozer (I): Donald Schlect Weis ran for re-election. Charlene Weis won with 34.59% of the vote.

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Maricopa county

Race Candidates Details Results
Justice of the Peace, Agua Fria (D): Joe Guzman Joe Guzman
Justice of the Peace, Arrowhead (R): Phillip Woolbright, Jana Gunn and Lex E. Anderson Phillip Woolbright won the Republican primary with 49.2% of the vote.[16] Phillip Woolbright
Justice of the Peace, Downtown (D): Armando Gandarilla Armando Gandarilla
Justice of the Peace, East Mesa (R): Mark Chiles Chiles ran for re-election. Mark Chiles
Justice of the Peace, Encanto (D): Steven McMurry Steven McMurry
Justice of the Peace, Estrella Mountain (R): Jeff Fine, Melanie Deforest and David M Osterfield (D): J.C. Guevara[16] Jeff Fine
Justice of the Peace, Hassyampa (R): Chris Mueller Chris Mueller
Justice of the Peace, Ironwood (D): Joe Getzwiller Joe Getzwiller
Justice of the Peace, Kyrene (D): Elizabeth Rogers (R): Don Calender, William Enzweiler and Michael Munoz Elizabeth Rogers and Don Calendar competed in the general election.[16] Elizabeth Rogers
Justice of the Peace, Manistee (R): Gary Handley Gary Handley
Justice of the Peace, McDowell Mountain (R): Michael Reagan Michael Reagan
Justice of the Peace, North Valley (R): Gerald Williams and Judy P. Parenteau Gerald Williams won the Republican primary with 61.7% of the vote.[16] Gerald Williams
Justice of the Peace, San Marcos (R): Keith Frankel (D): Michael Corey Chan Frankel ran for re-election. Keith Frankel
Justice of the Peace, South Mountain (R): Daniel Coleman and David Farrow (D): Cody Williams (I): David C. Abril Daniel Coleman and Cody Williams competed in the general election.[16] Cody Williams
Justice of the Peace, University Lakes (D): Meg Burton-Cahill and Kathy Hayden (R): Charles Boles (I): Matt Nelson Meg Burton-Cahill, Charles Boles and Matt Nelson competed in the general election.[16] Meg Burton-Cahill
Justice of the Peace, West McDowell (D): Ben Bartlett and Rachel Carrillo Rachel Carrillo won the Democratic primary with 52.1% of the vote.[16] Rachel Carrillo
Justice of the Peace, West Mesa (R): Clayton Hamblen and Mark Anderson (L): Rachel Kielsky Mark Anderson and Rachel Kielsky competed in the general election.[16] Mark Anderson
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Mohave county

Race Candidates Details Results
Superior Court Judge Division 1 (R): Charles W. Gurtler (Ind): Kenneth Sondgeroth Gurtler ran for re-election Charles W. Gurtler won with 59.78% of the vote.
Superior Court Judge Division 2 (R): Randolph A. Bartlett Bartlett ran for re-election Randolph A. Bartlett
Superior Court Judge Division 3 (R): Steven F. Conn Conn ran for re-election Steven F. Conn
Superior Court Judge Division 4 (R): Lee F. Jantzen Jantzen ran for re-election Lee F. Jantzen
Superior Court Judge Division 6 (R): Richard Weiss Weiss ran for re-election Richard Weiss
Justice of the Peace - Bullhead City (R): Thomas Brady, Jon Moss Brady ran for re-election and won the Republican primary with 64.1% of the vote.[19] Thomas Brady
Justice of the Peace - Kingman (R): Rick Lambert Lambert ran for re-election Rick Lambert
Justice of the Peace - Lake Havasu City (R): Jill Davis (Ind): James K. Ditslear Davis ran for re-election Jill Davis won with 75.89% of the vote.
Justice of the Peace - Cerbat (R): John S. Taylor Taylor ran for re-election John S. Taylor
Justice of the Peace - Moccasin (R): Mitchell Kalauli, Sverre Staurset Mitchell Kalauli won the Republican primary with 86.8% of the vote.[19] Mitchell Kalauli

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Navajo county

Race Candidates Details Results
Navajo County Superior Court, Division I (D): Ralph Hatch Tom L. Wing left office. Ralph Hatch
Justice of the Peace Holbrook, Precinct 1 (D): Evelyn G. Marez, Heather May Smith and Shomarray Stingley (R): Scott Self (I): Mike Stump Evelyn G. Marez, Scott Self and Mike Stump competed in the general election.[21] Evelyn G. Marez won with 54.99% of the vote.
Justice of the Peace Winslow, Precinct 2 (D): Alison Kolomitz Alison Kolomitz was up for re-election. Alison Kolomitz
Justice of the Peace Snowflake, Precinct 3 (R): Fred L. Peterson Fred L. Peterson ran for re-election. Fred L. Peterson
Justice of the Peace Kayenta, Precinct 4 (D): Susie Nelson Susie Nelson
Justice of the Peace Show Low, Precinct 5 (R): Stephen E. Price Stephen E. Price
Justice of the Peace Pinetop, Precinct 6 (D): David Widmaier David Widmaier
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Pima county

Race Candidates Details Results
Justice of the Peace, Precinct 1 (D): Anne Segal Segal ran for re-election. Anne Segal
Justice of the Peace, Precinct 3 (D): Maria Alvillar (R): Barney Seeley Maria Alvillar won with 72.16% of the vote.[4]
Justice of the Peace, Precinct 5 (R): Keith Bee Keith Bee
Justice of the Peace, Precinct 7 (D): James L. Gjurgevich (R): Gail A. Wight Gail A. Wight won with 65.55% of the vote.[4]
Justice of the Peace, Precinct 8 (D): Susan Bacal Bacal ran for re-election. Susan Bacal

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Pinal County

Race Candidates Details Results
Superior Court Judge Division 1 (D): Delana Fuller (R): Daniel Washburn Daniel Washburn won with 52.4% of the vote.
Superior Court Judge Division 4 (D): Gilberto V. Figueroa Figueroa ran for re-election. Gilberto V. Figueroa
Superior Court Judge Division 7 (D): Kevin D. White White ran for re-election. Kevin D. White
Superior Court Judge Division 8 (D): Brenda E. Oldham Oldham ran for re-election. Brenda E. Oldham
Superior Court Judge Division 10 (D): Larry Wharton (R): Steve Fuller Steve Fuller won with 66.58% of the vote.
Justice of the Peace Precinct 1 (Florence) (D): Andrew Ramirez Ramirez ran for re-election Andrew Ramirez
Justice of the Peace Precinct 2 (Casa Grande) (D): Brandi Bain-Clark, Robert M. Mendez (R): Roger Valdez Robert M. Mendez and Roger Valdez competed in the general election.[25] Roger Valdez won with 53.81% of the vote.
Justice of the Peace Precinct 3 (Eloy) (D): Marie A. Lorona, Andrew Rodriguez Lorona ran for re-election and won the Democratic primary with 75.2% of the vote.[25] Marie A. Lorona
Justice of the Peace Precinct 4 (Mammoth) (D): Arnold Estrada Estrada ran for re-election. Arnold Estrada
Justice of the Peace Precinct 5 (Oracle) (R): Robert Kent Kent ran for re-election. Robert Kent
Justice of the Peace Precinct 6 (Superior) (D): Larry Bravo Bravo ran for re-election. Larry Bravo
Justice of the Peace Precinct 7 (Apache Junction) (D): James Pfeifer (R): Shaun Babeu, Dennis L. Lusk James Pfeifer and Shaun Babeu competed in the general election.[25] Shaun Babeu won with 62.54% of the vote.
Justice of the Peace Precinct 8 (Maricopa) (R): Scott Sulley (Ind): Frank Gagliardi Sulley ran for re-election. Scott Sulley won with 71.25% of the vote.

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Yavapai County

Race Candidates Details Results
Superior Court Judge Division 1 (R): David Mackey Mackey ran for re-election David Mackey
Superior Court Judge Division 2 (R): Robert Brutinel Brutinel ran for re-election Robert Brutinel
Superior Court Judge Division 3 (R): Tina Ainley Ainley ran for re-election Tina Ainley
Superior Court Judge Division 4 (R): Kenton Jones Jones ran for re-election Kenton Jones
Superior Court Judge Division 5 (R): Cele Hancock Cele Hancock
Superior Court Judge Division 6 (R): Thomas Lindberg Lindberg ran for re-election Thomas Lindberg
Justice of the Peace - Bagdad/Yarnell (R): James Drake, Anna Mary Glaab (Ind): Dale Wilson Anna Mary Glaab and Dale Wilson competed in the general election.[27] Anna Mary Glaab won with 74.25% of the vote.
Justice of the Peace - Mayer (R): Dale Bennett, David Blasco, Tricia Boone, Mark Goswick, Joseph Hull, David Pizer, M. William Rummer M. William Rummer won the Republican primary with 35.5% of the vote.[27] M. William Rummer
Justice of the Peace - Prescott (R): Arthur Markham Markham ran for re-election Arthur Markham
Justice of the Peace - Seligman (D): Tina Bratz (R): Janice Kulp (Ind): Marcus Jacobson Janice Kulp won with 44.78% of the vote.
Justice of the Peace - Verde Valley (R): William N. Lundy Lundy ran for re-election William N. Lundy

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Yuma County

Race Candidates Details Results
Superior Court Judge Division 2 (R): John Paul Plante Plante ran for re-election John Paul Plante
Superior Court Judge Division 3 (D): Lawrence C. Kenworthy Kenworthy ran for re-election Lawrence C. Kenworthy
Superior Court Judge Division 5 (R): John N. Nelson Nelson ran for re-election John N. Nelson
Justice of the Peace #1 (D): Marci Rios (R): Gregory Stewart Gregory Stewart won with 64.89% of the vote.
Justice of the Peace #2 (D): Jorge A. Lozano, Terry Hollis Lozano ran for re-election and won the Democratic primary. Jorge A. Lozano
Justice of the Peace #3 (D): Cora M. Romine (R): Marion Jones Romine ran for re-election Marion Jones

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See also

External links

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Arizona Secretary of State, Official General Election Results
  2. 2.0 2.1 Arizona Commision on Judicial Performance Review, Press Release: "Commission to Vote on Performance of Justices and Judges on 2010 General Election Ballot," June 18, 2010
  3. Maricopa County Recorder, "Final Official Results," November 2, 2010
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Pima County Recorder, 2010 Unofficial General Election Results
  5. Apache County Elections, Primary Election Results
  6. Apache County Reporter, 2010 Unofficial Election Results
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Cochise County, Cochise Primary 2010 -- Unofficial Results
  8. Cochise County Recorder, 2010 Unofficial General Election Results
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 9.3 Coconino County Elections, 2010 Primary Election Results
  10. Coconino County Recorder, 2010 Unofficial Election Results
  11. Gila County Recorder, 2010 Unofficial General Election Results
  12. Graham County Elections, Unofficial Primary Election Results
  13. Graham County Recorder, 2010 Unofficial Election Results
  14. La Paz County, Unofficial Primary Election Results
  15. La Paz County Recorder, 2010 Unofficial General Election Results
  16. 16.0 16.1 16.2 16.3 16.4 16.5 16.6 16.7 Maricopa County, Unofficial Primary Election Results
  17. East Valley Tribune, "JP, constable races impact every Arizona voter," August 21, 2010
  18. Maricopa County Recorder, Unofficial Election Results 2010, Judges/JPs/Constables
  19. 19.0 19.1 Mohave County, Unofficial 2010 Primary Election Results
  20. Mohave County Recorder, Unofficial 2010 General Election Results
  21. Navajo County, Unofficial 2010 Primary Election Results
  22. AzJournal.com, "Tuesday's Primary Elections Will Clear Crowded Fields," August 18, 2010 (dead link)
  23. Navajo County Elections, 2010 General Election Candidate Listing
  24. Pima County candidates
  25. 25.0 25.1 25.2 Pinal County, Unofficial 2010 Primary Election Results
  26. Pinal County Recorder, 2010 Unofficial Election Results
  27. 27.0 27.1 Yavapai County, Unofficial 2010 Primary Election Results
  28. Yavapai County Recorder, 2010 Unofficial Election Results
  29. Yuma County Recorder, 2010 Unofficial Election Results
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