Bill Would Help Appointed Judges on Ballots

by Mark Friedman  on Monday, Apr. 8, 2013 12:00 am   3 min read

A bill pending would allow appointed judges such as Doug Martin (top inset) to use the title of “judge” on ballots. State Sen. Uvalde Lindsey (bottom inset) sponsored the legislation.

Senate Bill 694 would allow judges who have been appointed and who have served at least a year to use the title of “judge” before their names on the ballot in an election for a judicial office. Now only incumbent elected judges are allowed to use the title when seeking re-election or election to another position.

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