Is There A Better Way To Pick Judges? A New Bill Wants To Explore That Process.

“We saw it … this last election cycle, that it was just a determination clearly just based on a party affiliation, and we saw it in six years ago … but the opposite party getting the benefit. And I think that’s just a bad situation.

By David Martin DaviesApril 15, 2019 10:00 am, , , ,

From Texas Public Radio:

Texas is one of nine states that picks district court judges with a party ticket vote. And Texas is only one of six states that also selects the justices on its supreme courts and appellate courts with partisan elections. Is there a better way to pick a Texas judge? Some legislators may try to offer new ideas to address that old question.

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