President of Judge Voter Guide

For more than 20 years, Craig has extensively researched judicial races with an emphasis on California elections.

Craig is an author, public speaker, entrepreneur, and owner of two successful businesses.

He has given election recommendations on radio and TV nationwide.

Craig researches each candidate’s background and positions and talks with most judicial candidates.


Every candidate is considered after thorough research; we also have a questionnaire for candidates to complete.

Here is our rating system
The best candidate. Our strongest endorsement.
Very good
Vote only to prevent worse candidate(s) from winning
Horrible candidate. Terrible. Do Not Vote. All your other votes will count.

How we come up with a final rating

We come up with the final rating by taking the average of the candidate’s Judicial Index and Qualifications. For example, if the candidate had a Judicial Index of 8 and Qualifications of 6, their overall rating would be 7.

We recommend you vote for candidates that have the highest rating.

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How We Research and Rate the Candidates

We research the candidates very carefully. We talk to many on the phone. We have evaluated their rulings, who appointed them, their endorsements and other criteria. Our recommendations are posted here for every judicial election.
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Warning: Do NOT Vote for a Judicial Activist
How important is it for you to vote for the right judges?

Judges may be incompetent, corrupt or lazy.

Even worse, many are political opportunists with a political agenda. They are “judicial activists.” A judicial activist legislates from the bench. Instead of strictly interpreting the law, these judges make the laws. Instead of applying the law to facts, they impose their own values on us all.

It is the voters of California and the legislatures that are supposed to make laws. Not judges. In fact, these judges ignore the law in favor or their own ideological, Pro-Socialist, anti-family agendas.

Legislating from the bench, these judges destroy or weaken constitutional protection, votes by the people, family values, religious liberty and economic freedom.

here are the outrageous things judicial activists have done

Overturned voters

Overturned voter-passed initiatives and laws passed by Congress, state legislatures, or the people, simply because they have their own belief system. They twist the law to rationalize their decisions.

Imposed their moral codes

Imposed their own moral codes, political beliefs and secular values in an effort to reshape our society and promote social engineering.

The proper role of a judge is to fairly interpret the law to the facts of a particular case in order to arrive at a fair judgment. But that is not happening today in many courts.


Destroys the separation of powers
Weakens the structure of federalism
Usurps the right of the people to govern themselves
Undermines protection of religious freedoms and the First Amendment
Seeks to impose their personal beliefs on certain issues, regardless of law
Is biased against free enterprise and is anti-growth—resulting in higher taxes and regulations, fewer jobs and less opportunity for our future

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