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The Informed Voter: Knowing Bexar County’s Judicial Benches
January 11 @ 6:00 pm
An official #DreamWeek event – A COMPREHENSIVE OVERVIEW EMPOWERING VOTERS TO CRITICALLY EVALUATE CANDIDATES FOR ELECTED JUDICIAL POSTS.nnOrgullo de San Antonio LGBTQ LULAC Council #22198 presents a comprehensive overview of the legal issues and duties each court is ordered to review and execute on a day-to-day basis. There are several judicial posts on the 2018 ballot, including positions for Justice of the Peace Courts, Criminal County Courts, Probate Courts, District Courts and Appellate Courts. Guest speaker(s) will discuss the parameters for each court, including informing voters of the qualifications needed and the type of cases each bench oversees. Not only will this overview promote Orgullo’s goal of increasing civic participation and political engagement, but it will also empower voters to critically evaluate candidates seeking to serve as judge.