Arbour, Brian K., and Mark J. McKenzie. “Has the ‘New Style’ of Judicial Campaigning Reached the Lower Court Elections?” 93 Judicature 150 (2010). (Docstoc)

December 20, 2011

This article examines whether the “New Style” of judicial elections, whereby candidates spend ever increasing amounts of money to effectively campaign, has spread to lower court elections.

  • Judicial Election

    Judges are elected by popular vote.
  • Democratic Appointment

    Judges are appointed directly by a democratic body, or appointed by the governor with the advice and consent of some democratic body.