University of Denver

Supporters of Defeated Measure Amending Missouri's Judicial Selection Method Vow to Continue Reform Efforts

Former Manager, Quality Judges Initiative

Following the defeat of a proposed constitutional amendment that would have given the governor greater authority in appointing nominating commission members and more discretion in selecting judges, supporters of the measure vowed to "regroup and move forward with something more aggressive" for 2014. In 2010, an initiative petition effort to move to partisan elections did not garner sufficient valid signatures.