William Savino appointed Chair of the Independent Judicial Election Qualification Commission for the Tenth Judicial DistrictDecember 31, 2012 | |
On behalf of Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman, William M. Savino has been appointed to serve as Chair of the Independent Judicial Election Qualification Commission for the Tenth Judicial District. for a term of service effective January 2013 through December 31, 2015.
The Administrative Board of the Courts established Independent Judicial Election Qualification Commissions in each Judicial District of the State to review the qualifications of candidates running for judicial office. The work of the Commissions promotes greater confidence in the judicial election process and the judiciary as a whole by assuring voters that candidates have been thoroughly screened to ensure that they possess the qualities necessary for effective judicial performance. Since their inception, the Commissions have evaluated hundreds of judicial candidates throughout the State and issued public lists of those candidates found qualified.