Leave partisan politics out of Montana Supreme Court Decisions
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Leave partisan politics out of Montana Supreme Court Decisions

    1. Petition by

      Montana Growth Network

Right now, Montana courts rank 43rd in the overall business environment, 44th in judge impartiality, and 45th in judge competence, and the Montana Law Review ranks our Supreme Court as the most activist in the country.  None of the sitting justices previously worked as a judge prior to being elected to the highest court in Montana.  Instead, many of Justices worked as partisan politicians, and were actively engaged in funding partisan political elections. We don’t need partisans on the Supreme Court; we need fair, impartial, and competent justices to help provide a stable business climate to encourage job creation.

 

By signing our petition, you’re asking all candidates for Montana’s Supreme Court and all sitting justices to sign this pledge:

 

I pledge not to engage in partisan activities while a candidate for or justice of the Montana Supreme Court, including the making of campaign contributions, speaking at partisan political events, or endorsing candidates for partisan office.

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    • Nick Sayatovic BUTTE, MT
      • almost 2 years ago

      To incourage good high paying jobs in montana

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    • Amanda Foote MISSOULA, MT
      • almost 2 years ago

      I live in Montana and we need change. The supreme courts need not be corrupted by partisan politicians bill fold

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    • Robert Archer GREAT FALLS, MT
      • almost 2 years ago

      It is time for the court to rule in the best interest of Montana citizens. Not the special interest groups that do not live in Montana.

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    • David Bledsoe BILLINGS, MT
      • almost 2 years ago

      For my children and grandchildren, and me and my wife.

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    • Karrie Shafford THOMPSON FALLS, MT
      • almost 2 years ago

      Judges are supposed to interpret the law, not make the law. Your personal views are supposed to be left personal. Start doing the jobs you are paid for and leave your personal agendas out of it.

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