Nine of Riverside’s 10 judicial candidates made their case for Riverside County’s vote at a forum hosted by Follow Our Courts May 4.
Voters will decide four races to fill open judicial seats on the general ballot June 7.
At least one prosecutor is running in each race, and their opponents are either a criminal defense attorney who has already served as a temporary judge, or an attorney already appointed to serve in a judicial capacity full time. Prosecutors are not allowed to serve as a temporary judge.
Most of the candidates agreed that funding is