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The biggest judicial election news of the night was in Michigan, where Republicans held a 4-3 majority. Both a Democratic seat and a Republican seat were up for grabs, with Democratic Chief Justice Mary McCormack vying for another term, and Republican Stephen Markman retiring, leaving an open seat. McCormack. who … Continue reading →
The importance of state supreme courts has never been more evident than in recent weeks as courts in state after state resolve disputes about the upcoming election. These decisions do not always fall along predictable partisan lines. In Texas, Republicans occupy all nine seats on the state Supreme Court, but … Continue reading →
North Carolina conducted partisan judicial elections for most of its history until 2004. The state was controlled by Democrats, and so partisan elections allowed the Democratic party to dominate the courts as well. Then in 2004, as Republicans became more successful in statewide elections, Democrats in the state legislature switched … Continue reading →