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FLORIDA BAR POLL SHOWS SUPPORT FOR APPELLATE JUDGES IN MERIT RETENTION ELECTIONS

September 11th, 2018

A poll of Florida Bar members regarding the merit retention election of one state Supreme Court justice and 17 appellate court judges indicates support for all to be retained. Results showed recommendations for retention ranging from 92 percent to 66 percent approval. The confidential poll seeks to find whether attorneys who know the most about…