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It seems like every election there are surprises when it comes to the outcome of judicial races, with judges losing their elections through no apparent fault of their own.

Voters must search a little harder to find out about the candidates, which doesn’t always happen. That can lead to uninformed voting.

No matter the election, we all should take the time to learn more about judicial candidates on the ballot, including their record and whether they are committed to applying the law as written — not legislating from the bench.

Amber Pearce, board chair, Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse of Central Texas

Thanks to the San Antonio Express-News for printing Amber’s Letter to the Editor on March 13. Express-News subscribers can see the letter posted HERE.