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I mentioned a few weeks ago an effort to remove all bar-selected members of Iowa s judicial selection commissions. Now the latest efforts have come...

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West Virginia s current voting system for the state s courts are both nonpartisan (as of 2015) and plurality-win. This meant that in the 2016...

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The North Carolina House Elections Committee earlier today approved HB 100, a bill to return the state s trial court (Superior District) races to partisan....

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Courtesy of the Administrative Office of U.S. Courts.

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Courtesy of the Administrative Office of U.S. Courts.

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According to Article II of the United States Constitution, the President "shall nominate, and by and with the Advice and Consent of the Senate, shall appoint" federal judges. According to Article III, federal judges enjoy life tenure and cannot be removed from office except through impeachment.