Intro: The Governmental Organizations Committee was urged to throw out the partisan election plan for Missouri Circuit, associate circuit, and appellate judges.
Jessica Miller has more from Jefferson City.
Sponsor of the bill and committee member Kevin Engler stressed the importance that judges are asked to rule non-partisan, why not be elected non-partisan as well?
No one testified in opposition to the bill, and the Committee took no immediate action.
Reporting from Jefferson City, I'm Jessica Miller.