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Los Angeles County Superior CourtCandidate for Judge, Seat 70

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Renee Yolande Chang

Deputy District Attorney, County of Los Angeles
412,307 votes (31.8%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • I will continue to protect the rights of our vulnerable victims and make public safety a priority, while at the same time safeguarding the constitutional rights of all.
  • I will apply the law equally and fairly to all and ensure that everyone who enters the courtroom will be treated with dignity and respect.
  • I will work hard to promote courtroom efficiency and ensure that cases do not languish unnecessarily in the system.



Profession:Child Molestation Prosecutor
Deputy District Attorney, Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office (1994–current)
Deputy-In-Charge, Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office (2017–current)


Columbia Law School J.D. (1994)
UC Berkeley B.A., Economics and Psychology (1989)

Community Activities

Member, Vistas for Children (2010–current)
Member, Sexual Assault Response Team (2017–current)
Fundraiser, 1736 Crisis Center and Long Beach Women's Shelter (2017–2020)

Who supports this candidate?

Featured Endorsements

  • Crime Survivors PAC
  • Los Angeles Police Protective League (LAPPL)
  • National Asian Pacific Islander Prosecutors Association (NAPIPA)

Elected Officials (1)

  • Over 65 Los Angeles Superior Court Judges

Individuals (3)

  • Jackie Lacey (District Attorney 2012 - 2020)
  • Steve Cooley (District Attorney 2000 - 2012)
  • Gil Garcetti (District Attorney 1992 - 2000)

Political Beliefs

Political Philosophy

Renee does not believe a judge should have a political agenda while on the bench.  A judge must be neutral and unbiased, look at the facts and circumstances of each case, and apply the law.

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