Buying Time 2012: Oklahoma
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In Oklahoma, four justices on the Supreme Court were up for retention—Douglas Combs, James Edmondson, Noma Gurich, and Yvonne Kauger. After the Ohio Chamber of Commerce released its first-ever ratings of Supreme Court justices, and all four candidates received low marks, a group called Yes for Fair and Impartial Judges was formed to support retention. This group ran the only television ad in the race, which cost $450,000 and was aired the week before the election.
The four justice were retained in the November 6th election.
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October 30, 2012 - Keep Politics Out
An ad sponsored by Yes for Fair and Impartial Judges saying "Fair and impartial justices, decisions guided by the law and the Constitution, not politics."