Who are all the judges on the ballot anyway?
Last updated 10/21/2020 at 9:55am
Are you troubled by lack of information about all those judges on your ballot? You’re not alone.
Unsuspecting voters think if they haven’t heard anything bad about a judge, the judge must be OK. That assumption is incorrect.
Complaints against judges in Colorado, and the discipline history of judges, are hidden from voters. Most states have public judicial discipline proceedings. After all, judges are public servants.
But in Colorado, judicial discipline proceedings are confidential. That means you don’t know whether any of those judges on your ballot have been disciplined. And you do...