Voter’s Edge California
Get the facts before you vote.
Voter’s Edge California
Go to top
Brought to you by
League of Women Voters of California Education Fund
November 8, 2016 — California General Election
Share your knowledge

Do you feel better informed having used Voter's Edge?

Help us inform other voters.

November 8, 2016 —California General Election

Los Angeles County Superior Court — ” Susan Jung Townsend, Candidate for Judge, Seat 84

Photo of Susan Jung Townsend

Susan Jung Townsend

Criminal Fraud Prosecutor
1,608,759 votes (59.76%)Winning
Use tab to activate the candidate button. Use "return" to select this candidate. You can access your list by navigating to 'My List'.
For more in-depth information on this candidate, follow the links for each tab in this section. For most screenreaders, you can hit Return or Enter to enter a tab and read the content within.
Candidate has provided information.
  • Provide equal access to justice for all
  • Provide a fair opportunity to be heard
  • Exercise fairness, impartiality and balance in judical decisions
Profession:Criminal Fraud Prosecutor
Deputy District Attorney, Grade IV, LA County District Attorney's Office (1998–2016)
Loyola Law School Juris Doctor (J.D.) (1996)
UCLA Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), English (1992)
Volunteer, Constitutional Rights Foundation (2010–2016)
Co-Founder, Korean Prosecutors Association (2010–2016)
Board Member, National Asian Pacific Islander Prosecutors Association (2014–2016)
  • I am a career public prosecutor with 18 years of service.
  • I have extensive legal experience with criminal fraud.
  • I am endorsed by 100 Superior Court judges, major labor unions, and law enforcement.
  • I will provide balance, fairness, and access to justice.
Alternative sentencing

Do you favor alternative, non-jail sentences for non-violent offenders and what options should be available?

Answer from Susan Jung Townsend:

Depending on certain factors, I believe alternative non-jail sentences for non-violent offenders are viable sentencing options. A person's criminal history and safety to the community should be considered. Such options may include probationary supervision, electronic monitoring, and/or home detention.

Please share this site to help others research their voting choices.