Our goal is to ensure that every Oklahoman has access to a fair and impartial court system, where there is
RETENTION BALLOT QUESTIONS
Why are Supreme Court justices, The Court of Criminal Appeals judges and the Oklahoma Court of Civil Appeals judges on the ballot this year?
Newly appointed justices and judges go before voters for the first time within two years after the initial appointment. If the voters retain them, they then go on the ballot again every six years.
Read biographies about justices and judges on the retention ballot, read their opinions and determine each judge’s quality and clarity of opinions, knowledge of the law and freedom from bias.
Also, learn more about Oklahoma’s judicial selection process and how it eliminates politics from the judicial system