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  Dumanis, Bonnie
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AffiliationRepublican  
 
NameBonnie Dumanis
Address
Hillcrest, California , United States
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Born December 16, 1951 (69 years)
ContributorSummer Intern
Last ModifedRBH
Jan 06, 2016 01:54am
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InfoDistrict Attorney Bonnie Dumanis, who was sworn into office on January 6, 2003, has a reputation as innovative law enforcement professional. Bonnie is an experienced felony prosecutor, criminal trial judge, and seasoned law enforcement manager who has promised to restore integrity to the office of the District Attorney.

She began her career as a vigorous, hard-hitting prosecutor Deputy District Attorney for the San Diego DA's office. She earned community recognition and respect as a prosecutor who tried more than 50 jury trials and headed up the San Diego Metropolitan Homicide Task Force.

Voters first elected Bonnie Dumanis to the Municipal Court in 1994, after she had worked four years as a Juvenile Referee on the Superior Court bench, handling serious violent juvenile offenders. After only two years as a Municipal Court judge, Bonnie was elected by her peers to the position of Assistant Presiding Judge. By that point, she had developed the San Diego Central Division Drug Court, which was recognized as a national model because of the partnering of law enforcement with the courts, prosecutors, defense attorneys and treatment providers to fight substance abuse.

In 1998, Bonnie was elected to the Superior Court with 72 percent of the vote in a countywide race.

On the Superior Court, Bonnie played a primary role in shaping the Domestic Violence Court, stressing accountability and treatment for batterers with the goal of reducing repeat offenses. These successful innovations have received statewide recognition.

She was elected by her colleagues on the bench to serve on the Superior Court Executive Committee. The Chief Justice of the California Supreme Court appointed Bonnie as the Presiding Judge over the Appellate Division of the San Diego Superior Court.

Bonnie is also active in the legal community. She is a past president of the Lawyers Club of San Diego and served on the Board of Directors of the San Diego Bar Association. She taught ethics at the University of San Diego School of Law and conducted classes for the National and California Judicial Colleges.


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Jul 04, 2004 12:00am News Ms. District Attorney  Article Summer Intern 

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  11/06/2018 San Diego County Supervisor - District 4 Lost 32.63% (-34.75%)
  06/05/2018 San Diego County Supervisor - District 4 - Primary Won 26.06% (+0.00%)
  06/03/2014 San Diego County District Attorney Won 54.86% (+20.22%)
  06/05/2012 San Diego Mayor - Open Primary Lost 13.29% (-18.14%)
  06/08/2010 San Diego County District Attorney Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  06/06/2006 San Diego County District Attorney Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/05/2002 San Diego County District Attorney - Runoff Won 50.30% (+0.60%)
  03/03/2002 San Diego County District Attorney - Primary Won 23.14% (+0.00%)
ENDORSEMENTS
Proposition 19 - Legalizes Marijuana Under California but not Federal Law - Nov 02, 2010 NO No
San Diego City Attorney - Jun 03, 2008 R Jan I. Goldsmith
San Diego Mayor - Special Election Primary - Jul 26, 2005 R Jerry Sanders