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The Vote's in Your Court
The Vote’s in Your Court is a resource for voters regarding judges and judicial elections. It includes the “Guide for Florida Voters,” an easy-to-read, nonpartisan brochure about the courts, the role of judges and the merit retention process.

Bar News 2020 Election Coverage

Florida Bar Merit Retention Poll

Every two years, the Florida Bar’s Constitutional Judiciary Committee oversees a statewide merit retention poll that asks in-state Florida Bar members to rate judges and justices who are up for retention votes and of whom they have direct knowledge. The poll results may be useful to Florida voters.

View 2018 poll results

Voter & Candidate Resources

Florida Supreme Court and Appellate Courts Decisions

Learn more about the opinions handed down by the Florida Supreme Court and the state’s five appellate courts: