partisan election

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G = gubernatorial appointment or reappointment, P = partisan election or reelection, N = nonpartisan election or reelection, LA = legislative appointment or reappointment, LE = legislative election or reelection, M = merit plan, R = retention election, and J = reappointment by a judicial nominating commission.
Across the nation Leagues have discovered that whether judges are selected via appointment, partisan election, nonpartisan election or the merit selection process, voter education/citizen awareness is a key component for maintaining judicial independence in every community.
Employees covered by the act are prohibited from running for public office in a partisan election, from misusing their official authority to interfere with the results of an election and from coercing political contributions from other state and local employees.
Incumbents know they can succeed in a partisan election system, but success is less clear under an alternative.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is touting plans to deploy a fleet of partisan election observers to polling stations around the country to thwart efforts to "rig" the election against him and his supporters.
That could put extreme pressure on both Democrats and Republicans to reach a political consensus - no easy task after a bitterly partisan election.
I believe these Web postings and Twitter messages are evidence of a clear pattern of Oasis Church's deliberate intervention in a partisan election with the aim of electing Jones-Moreno," wrote Lynn in the letter.
In a partisan election, there was an extremely high probability of reelection.
Despite their concerns about voting integrity, Texas officials are so far silent about a possible fleet of partisan election observers Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is urging to the polls.
But four years and one presidential cycle later, Texas officials are so far silent about a possible fleet of partisan election observers Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is urging to the polls.
Lawyers with booming practices hesitate to serve -- both because it may be a pay cut and because our partisan election system can 'fire' them at a whim.
That's not a statewide job, and it wasn't a partisan election, but he's not new to campaigning and governing.