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Virginia: bill would create judicial nominating commissions; VA one of only two states where legislature elects judges - Gavel to Gavel
Virginia is one of only two states (South Carolina is the other) where the legislature alone elects judges; the governor plays no role other than to fill temporary vacancies. Since 1997 South Carolina has made use of a nominating commission to make recommendations to the legislature and now Virginia may be getting its own version. … Continue reading Virginia: bill would create judicial nominating commissions; VA one of only two states where legislature elects judges