biannual Judicial Performance Review (formerly called the "plebiscite”) will
open Tuesday, Sept. 2, for members to evaluate judges who’ll be standing for
retention this November. The survey will be available for members to register
their evaluations until Thursday, Sept. 11.
are 70 district and associate district court judges standing for retention this
year (see list here). Two Court of
Appeals judges – Thomas Bower and Christopher McDonald -- are also on the
ballot. There are no supreme court justices up for retention in 2014.
year’s evaluations will be done electronically as they have been the last
several years. Electronic surveys allow for greater anonymity for the
respondents and for quicker tabulation of the results.
will receive an email on Sept. 2 with a link to the survey. The link in the
email is uniquely yours; it will not work if you try to share the email with