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Barksdale: Bar to bench
Montgomery Journal ^
| August 7, 2002
| Manju Subramanya
Posted on 09/06/2002 10:24:15 PM PDT by galethus
Barksdale, 38, is one of four lawyers challenging six sitting Circuit Court judges in the nonpartisan judicial race, marking the first time since 1986 that incumbent judges are facing contested elections.
"I have nothing but respect for the judiciary," he said.
At the same time, Barksdale said, "If someone has the word 'judge' in front of their names, that doesn't mean they have more experience than some litigators in this county."
Barksdale said he built his work ethic tending to his father's dairy farm in rural southern Virginia. "You work in an office," he said, "you are not really working."
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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Free Republic; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Maryland
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Charles B. Barksdale is running for Circuit Court Judge in Montgomery County, Maryland. Please vote for him in the Primary Election held on Tuesday, September 10, and in the General Election held on Tuesday, November 5. Mr. Barksdale's website, providing his legal experience and background, is at http://www.charlesbbarksdale.org. Mr. Barksdale is a life-long Republican and serves as First Vice-Chair on the Montgomery County Republican Central Committee. He was a Precinct Captain for the Bush-Cheney campaign in Silver Spring, has worked as a poll watcher, telephone bank volunter, and transported elderly Republican voters to the polls. He has voluntered at numerous Republican events. He also edits the website at http://www.gopusa.com/maryland. Mr. Barksdale is an experienced civil trial attorney. He is a former Assistant State's Attorney and a former attorney for the City of Laurel, Maryland. On the Montgomery County Primary Ballot, under the Circuit Court Judge race, you will be instructed to "Pick no more than six." Please vote for ONLY ONE Circuit Court Judge: Charles B. Barksdale. Please do not put Glendenning's appointments back on the bench (i.e., do not vote for the "sitting judges"). Thank you and feel free to email comments to email@example.com. Thanks again.
posted on 09/06/2002 10:24:16 PM PDT
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