POLITICAL ACTIVITY

Opinion No. 2 (1975)*


QUESTION: May a Texas judge privately introduce candidates for judicial office to his friends and recommend that such friends vote for such candidates?

ANSWER: It is the opinion of the Committee on Judicial Ethics that a Texas judge would not violate the Code of Judicial Conduct by privately introducing candidates for judicial office to his friends and recommending that such friends vote for such candidates.

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* Several provisions of the Code of Judicial Conduct concerning political activity have been amended subsequent to this opinion.