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Currently Deputy District Attorney, County of San Diego. Brower is running in part against incumbent Judge Kreep's many and deep flaws, but he also makes gestures towards criminal justice reform and towards mental health services as a necessary part of the solution for substance abuse.
Matt Brower is the most endorsed candidate for any local office.
Q&A with Superior Court Judge candidate Matt Brower - San Diego Union Tribune
Our interview with Matt Brower - Candidate for Superior County Judge(Full interview here) - East County Magazine
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Incumbent. He was head of the United States Justice Foundation (1979-2012), which has been active in fighting immigrant and same-sex marriage rights and in pursuing "birther" claims against Obama. Kreep was been censured by the nonpartisan California Commission on Judicial Performance for campaign violations in 2012, and for bias, sexual harassment, and abuse of authority (among other things) in office. Rated as "lacking qualifications" by the San Diego Bar Association.
The differences don’t get much clearer than this.
Disciplined judge Gary Kreep often absent from courtroom - San Diego Union Tribune