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Appellate Judges on the Ballot
August 7th Election
Early Voting: July 18 - August 2
The following appellate court judges will appear on the August 7, 2014 ballot. You will be asked to either retain (keep) or replace these judges.
Tennessee Supreme Court:
Retention Elections Explained
Tennessee Court of Appeals:
Please note: As noted above, you will be asked to vote to either retain or replace each of these judges. A vote to "retain" means you would like to see this judge remain on the bench, while a vote to "replace" means you no longer wish this judge to remain on the bench. Any judge who is not retained will be replaced through an appointment process.
The Judicial Performance Evaluation Commission recommends that all of these appellate judges be retained on August 7, 2014. The Judicial Performance Evaluation Commission is group selected by the both the Speaker of the Senate and Speaker of the House, to evaluate each judge's performance, including whether each judge has performed his or her job in an unbiased and non-political manner.