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§ 5-304.3. Activities of candidates for appointive judicial office.

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   A candidate for appointment to judicial office may:

   (A) except as prohibited by law,* communicate with the appointing authority, including any nominating commission; and

   (B) seek endorsements for the appointment from any person or organization other than a political organization.

COMMENT

 

   [1] When seeking support or endorsement, or when communicating directly with an appointing authority, a candidate for appointive judicial office must not make any pledges, promises, or commitments that are inconsistent with the impartial performance of the adjudicative duties of the office. See Rule 4.1(A)(13).

 

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