Judges up for reelection this year have an asterisk next to their name. Judges with favorable reviews are in BLUE. Judges with somewhat favorable reviews are in dark blue.
Judges with negative reviews are in RED. Judges with somewhat negative reviews are in brick red. Judges with no color means there is either not enough information or they are fairly neutral.
The Governor appoints the Maricopa County Superior Court judges, who then stand for retention election once every 4 years. The Governor appoints the Supreme Court justices and Court of Appeals judges, who then stand for election retention once every 6 years.
Thank you to the excellent talkshow host J.D. Hayworth for helping get the word out about this site in 2008! Thanks to the excellent talkshow host Jim Sharpe for helping spread the word this year.