If that weren't enough, another one of Rothschild's Republican supporters, former Judge Jack A. Ertola, also pulled his endorsement. In an Aug. 19 letter, Ertola said he had determined that Rothschild's opponent, Judge Pro Tem Kay Tsenin, is more qualified. Ertola elaborated in an interview. "I did not examine the trial experience of the two candidates closely enough," he said. "When I did, however, I discovered that I had made a terrible mistake.