Job descriptionCounty Criminal Courts handle misdemeanor criminal cases. Term is four years.
DutiesMisdemeanors are “minor” crimes; examples include shoplifting, traffic tickets, petty theft, perjury, drunken driving, prostitution, and drug possession.
Annual salary$162,298

Who’s Running?

Jamie Cummings (incumbent)

8009 Redwood Trail, Fort Worth, TX 76137
Email: jcummings@tarrantcounty.com
Republican

Candidate Q&A

Note: Answers to questions will appear as they are received from the candidates.

1. HOW WOULD YOU DESCRIBE THE ROLE OF JUDGE IN TODAY'S COURT?
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2. HOW DO YOU MAINTAIN IMPARTIALITY ON THE BENCH?
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3. HOW WILL YOU BALANCE BEING AN INDEPENDENT JUDGE AND AN ELECTED OFFICIAL?
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4. WHAT ARE YOUR VIEWS ON WHETHER THE COURT, AS A WHOLE, DEALS EFFECTIVELY WITH RACIAL AND GENDER BIAS?
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5. HOW CAN CIVIL COURT JUDGES USE THEIR POSITIONS TO ENSURE THAT EVERYONE, WEALTHY OR POOR, RECEIVES TRUE JUSTICE IN THE COURTS?
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