Justices on the ballot : continuity and change in state supreme court elections / Herbert M. Kritzer.

Publisher's description: Justices on the Ballot addresses two central questions in the study of judicial elections: how have state supreme court elections changed since World War II? And, what effects have those changes had on election outcomes, state supreme court decisions, and the public...

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Main Author: Kritzer, Herbert M., 1947- (Author)
Format: Book
Published: New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2015.
Table of Contents:
  • A tale of two states
  • Judicial elections then and now
  • So what, do judicial elections matter?
  • Contestation and competitiveness in state supreme court elections, 1946-2013
  • Changes in supreme court election campaigns, money, and advertising
  • Patterns of partisanship in contested elections
  • Patterns of partisanship in retention elections
  • Judicial elections in a highly partisan world.