With states across the country still struggling to achieve diversity on the bench, the Brennan Center released a new guide to help judicial nominating commissions more effectively recruit and evaluate diverse judicial candidates.
With only days left before West Virginia’s May 10 Supreme Court election, five outside groups have spent more than $2.9 million in the race, according to a Brennan Center for Justice analysis of state disclosure forms.
With less than two weeks to go before Election Day on May 10, four outside groups have spent more than $1.1 million in the West Virginia Supreme Court race, where five candidates are vying for one open seat on the bench.
With less than a month to go before Election Day, three candidates in West Virginia’s five-way race for a single supreme court seat have now purchased TV ad contracts worth a combined total of at least $274,140.
The state legislature never intended to create this loophole, which has allowed millions of secret dollars to enter New York elections. We intend to pursue all our options for correcting the Board of Elections error.
With both candidates booking broadcast TV ad contracts and the Wisconsin Alliance for Reform continuing to purchase ads, TV contract buys for just the general election portion of the race have reached at least $573,145.
With the Wisconsin Supreme Court general election less than a month away on April 5, new television ad contracts worth at least $369,970 have been booked by Wisconsin Alliance for Reform, according to an analysis of public FCC records.