Elections for judges has become a big problem in America. It is clouding justice and is an open door for corruption and bias. It allows and promotes grandstanding by judges and posturing for higher elected office.
John Oliver did a great investigation on this issue a few months ago which really hits hard and exposes the issue. It was shocking to me even as a lawyer who has been against this system of elected judges for a long time. Please watch:
The first step in taking back our system is to be informed. This is a major issue that no one seems to be talking about.