It’s an election year. Not a presidential election, no, but one that still has significance for the state of Alabama and its residents.
This year, 31 Democrats and 31 Republicans are running for a party nomination for almost three dozen judge seats in Alabama.
In the election, voters will choose between a Democrat and Republican candidate to fill the judge seat.
This is the way it’s been done not only in Alabama, but also in Louisiana, New York, Tennessee, Texas, and West Virginia. But some—including attorneys and even other judges—are now criticizing partisan elections. [Read more...]