Election Results 2010
Iowa. Three justices are forced off the state Supreme Court, for their part in a 7-0 2009 decision that permitted same-sex marriage. For results, click here.
Nevada. Voters reject Question 1, which would have replaced competitive elections for judges with a system of merit selection appointments and retention elections. For results, click here.
Illinois. Justice Thomas L. Kilbride survives a tough retention election challenge, pitting national business groups against state-based lawyers and unions, for his part in a 4-2 decision overturning caps on certain malpractice awards. For results, click here.
Michigan. Control of the state Supreme Court swings back to Republicans, after Alton T. Davis (D) is defeated. For results, click here.
Colorado. A group called Clear the Bench Colorado fails to unseat three justices, whom the group had accused of improperly driving up state spending and taxes. For results, click here.
Ohio. Chief Justice Eric Brown, a Democratic appointee, is defeated by fellow Justice Maureen O'Connor, a Republican, while Republican Justice Judith Lanzinger (R) beats Democrat Mary Jane Trapp. For results, click here.
Kansas. Voters retain three justices, and in two counties reject attempts to get rid of merit selection for local trial judges. For results, click here.
For updates in all court-related elections, see this National Center for State Courts page.
Alaska. A last-minute TV ad campaign fails to unseat Justice Dana Fabe. For results, click here.