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Judicial Evaluations

Illinois Lawyers

Illinois lawyers may request a ballot to rate judicial candidates.

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Judicial Advisory Polls

Results of polls conducted on candidates seeking an associate judge position.

2016 Primary Election

Methods ISBA uses to rate candidates

For most judicial offices, ISBA will provide either an evaluation or a poll rating; in the case of Supreme and Appellate court candidates outside of Cook County, ISBA will provide both an evaluation rating and poll results. NOTE: Evaluation ratings, which are the result of an in-depth review of candidates, are the opinion of the Illinois State Bar Association; the Judicial Advisory Poll ratings do not reflect the opinion of ISBA, but rather the opinion of those attorneys who participated in the poll.

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