Those who argue for merit selection know that it gives them their best chance to get judges on the bench who share their political and policy views. Advocates of elections are willing to take their chances openly in the public square, with the people deciding which candidate has merit. Public elections allowing all voters to decide who should be the…
the Texas Senate Committee on Transportation and Homeland Security
and Committee on International Relations and Trade
Chairs Carona and Lucio, Vice-Chairs Watson and Patrick, and
Committee Members, thank you for this opportunity to come before
you to share my thoughts and answer your questions as best I can.
The purposes of this…
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