February 22, 2008

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Judicial Poll Results Announced by the State Bar of Texas

(Austin) – The State Bar of Texas today announced results of the statewide 2008 Judicial Poll. A PDF of the results is available at www.texasbar.com/pollresults.

Members of the State Bar of Texas were given an opportunity to vote on candidates in their respective court of appeals races, as well as statewide races. Of 81,668 eligible voters, 14.4 percent (or 11,784 Texas lawyers) cast a ballot.

The results are in no way an endorsement of any candidate by the State Bar of Texas, its officers, directors, or staff. The results reflect the opinion of the individual lawyers who voted.

The State Bar of Texas is an administrative agency of the Supreme Court of Texas that provides educational programs for the legal profession and the public, administers the minimum continuing legal education program for attorneys, and manages the attorney discipline system.