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'judicial races'

UPDATE: Candidates begin filing for judicial races

Judicial candidates could file in September by submitting petitions. Filing opens at 3 p.m. today for candidates filing by paying a filing fee.
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Post-election ethics watch

Complaint pending on partisan campaigning by judicial candidates.
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Legislative Council kills proposal for voter information guide for judicial elections UPDATE

Voter educstion on judicial races? Republican legislators don't want it.

House beats bill to expand financial disclosure in judicial races

House defeats more disclosure of spending on appellate court races.
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Bill aims to shine light on dark money in Arkansas judge races

Lawmakers will consider a measure today that would require far more transparency on spending in judicial campaigns.

Goodson shows off Mike Beebe backing; GOP senator gets a way to say thankyou

Former Gov. Mike Beebe and Sen. Jonathan Dismang hosted a fund-raiser for Courtney Goodson's campaign for chief justice last night. Legal or not, it's another illustration of the ill appearance of judicial candidates soliciting money from people who'll have interest in cases in their court.
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UPDATE: Protest planned on 'dark money' in judicial races

The Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association announces a news conference tomorrow to express concern about "dark money" — money from an anonymous sources — being spent in Arkansas judicial races. Retired Supreme Court Justice Annabelle Imber Tuck will participate and all Supreme Court candidates are invited.

Ethics complaint filed on contributions to Mike Maggio campaign; nursing home money continues to pile up in judicial races

The Democrat-Gazette's Debra Hale-Shelton continues to dig up new information on the suspicious campaign finance activity that funneled money into the now-aborted Court of Appeals campaign of Judge Mike Maggio of Conway. The latest is an ethics complaint by a family on the wrong side of a court ruling by Maggio in a nursing home negligence case. But the nursing home-judicial election nexus doesn't end there.
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Another nursing home favorite for judge in Faulkner County

The Michael Morton-financed pipeline of nursing home money to judicial candidates in Faulkner County just doesn't quit.
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