TITLE

Information needed to help voters judge

AUTHOR(S)
McIntyre, Kathryn J.
PUB. DATE
November 1998
SOURCE
Business Insurance;11/09/98, Vol. 32 Issue 45, p81
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Opinion. Comments on the need for more information to be given to voters on the retention of judges. Victory of seven judges for whom the author voted against; Low vote approval for judges; Lack of reports on judges' performance to help voters decide.
ACCESSION #
1338613

 

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