WHY VOTE FOR RASHID SANTIAGO?

He is the only candidate who is a Judge. 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • District Judge since 2014 / re-elected in 2019

  • Presided over 40,000 cases 

  • Committed to public service

  • Proven judicial temperament

  • Special Court Judges Association of Pennsylvania 

  • PA Bar Association Member

  • Lehigh County Bar  Association Member

  • New Jersey Bar Association Member

  • Allentown School District Foundation Board Member

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VALUES

  • Firm & Fair

  • Integrity

  • Justice & Equality

  • Strong Work Ethic

  • Proven Judicial Temperament

EXPERIENCE

  • Presides over homicide and felony preliminary hearings.

  • Presides over bench trials for summary cases 

  • Conducts preliminary arraignments 

  • Sets bail for criminal cases

  • Civil and landlord-tenant hearings and summary trials in traffic and non-traffic cases.

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FORMER LAW CLERK

  • Countless hours reading case law and Pennsylvania statutory law.

  • Drafted legal opinions.

  • Well versed in the Pennsylvania Rules of Criminal Procedure, the Pennsylvania Rules of Evidence, as well as the Pennsylvania Rules of Appellate Procedure.