Fox Releases Statement on Court Decision Protecting Nonpartisan Judicial Elections

Montana Attorney General Tim Fox released the following statement Thursday on the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals’ decision in French v. Jones, preserving Montana’s right to restrict candidates from seeking partisan endorsements in nonpartisan judicial elections:

“I’m pleased with the Court’s unanimous decision allowing Montana to decide how we run our judicial elections. The people of Montana decided our judicial elections should be nonpartisan, and the Court’s decision respects and protects the will of the people.”

Click here to view the Court’s decision.