"The arms race for money that drives our campaigns threatens the concept of one person, one vote."
Lawyers pour money into N.C. Supreme Court race, raising conflict-of-interest concerns
Why does it matter that lawyers are spending big on a N.C. Supreme Court race? Because research suggests a connection between attorneys' contributions to judicial candidates and case outcomes.
This is one of the many reasons why we support judicial public financing.
According to a Facing South analysis of state elections data, lawyers and judges have contributed over 43 percent of Justice Edmunds' total, while his opponent Judge Morgan has only 16 percent coming from lawyers and judges.