"The arms race for money that drives our campaigns threatens the concept of one person, one vote."
Profile of Judicial Public Financing Program
In 2004, North Carolina began a voluntary program to address the inherent conflict of judges raising large amounts of money from attorneys who appear in their courts. The program provides a statewide voter guide and an alternative source of campaign money to candidates for the NC Supreme Court and Court of Appeals if they meet certain public trust conditions.
Learn more here.