The ABCs of NM Judicial Races

Today’s Focus article touches on the process of judicial selection and election, but there is more to learn if you wish to thoroughly understand how the people who decide cases in our courtrooms come to be there. 

Having been through the process herself, Erin B. O’Connell, District Court Judge, Second Judicial District Court, generously offered to create a flowchart showing the various steps involved in reaching and retaining a place on the bench. Click here to see the full picture on our DPBC website:

[Add photo Erin O’Connell] w caption: Judge Erin B. O’Connell