Often Overlooked, State Court Judge Races Can Have a Big Impact

10/19/2016 - CCEP Director Mindy Romero at KQED.

A review of recent voter participation data in San Francisco confirms conventional wisdom: judicial races are some of the most obscure on the ballot, with voters more likely to skip the choice.

It’s no surprise to Mindy Romero, who heads the California Civic Engagement Project at UC Davis.

“Voters want to feel comfortable and confident in their vote on all of the decisions on the ballot, and particularly it seems that the judicial races are difficult,” she said.

Read the full story at KQED.